Just Flow With It

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It’s amazing how large these post. This is actually drawn on a 4″ x 6″ postcard. In keeping with the rule of three – tangles that is – I went with a version of hollibaugh, tipple, and a flowy thing that I think is mooka, but not entirely certain on that. Hahaha! Just having fun!… Continue Reading


Posting From Kali’s

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I am up north visiting Kali. I had planned to be working on a book project during this trip, but the book deal fell through. So I am kind of at a loss for what I should be working on. Some of the CZTs are getting ready for a postcard swap, so that’s what I’m… Continue Reading


On the Road Again

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No new art work to post today. I just wanted to let you know that I am hitting the highway . . . again.  Headed back up to see my Kali-girl, can’t wait! Her young man is leaving for nine weeks, headed off to a Christian bootcamp, of sorts. They will have no contact for… Continue Reading


Color Swatching With the Twinks

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 I am knee-deep into Dion Dior’s Mastering Twinks class and I am loving it so far! These tiny pots of beautiful, shimmery color are wonderful to look at, mix and blend, and to just wash across a page. Color swatches. You can never have too many. Quite awhile ago, I started a color journal using… Continue Reading


Diva Challenge #127, DuoTangle Time

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The Diva’s challenge this week was to take two tangles – cirquital and opus – to create a tile. No additional tangles, just those two. Above you can see the tile I made today. Now, let me show you step-by-step how I made it. I wanted to lay some color down in the background and… Continue Reading


Shine, by the Newsboys

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Shine (lyrics by the Newsboys) Shine. Make ’em wonder what you’ve got, make ’em wish that they were not on the outside looking bored. Shine. Let it shine before all men. Let ’em see good works, and then, let ’em glorify the Lord. When you let it shine, you will inspire the kind of entire… Continue Reading


Keep Focus

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Focus. Becoming focused. Staying focused.  That is frequently hard for me to do.  I am just completing the first week of Dion Dior’s online class Mastering Twinks. I have been waiting for this class to open so I could finally learn how to properly use these wonderful little pots of paint. Kali and I first… Continue Reading


Retreat to Paradise

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Retreat to Paradise, a getaway for people curious about the art of zentangle! Kali and I went to this retreat in April and I am just remembering to post photos. I streamzoo-ed a few while we were there, this is a more comprehensive showing so to speak. We stayed in a beautiful Double Tree high-rise… Continue Reading


My First Free-Hand Mandala

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Ta- da!!! My first ever, hand-drawn, figure-it-out-as-you-go-along mandala! I am taking one of Dion Dior’s art classes, called Mastering Twinks. I’ve been waiting a long time to get in this class. Dion’s work is beautiful and she will be teaching us how to use these incredible watercolor-type paints called Twinkling H20’s. Class just started this… Continue Reading


I’ve Got Mail!

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Would you just look at what I got in the mail yesterday! Oh, my! I love batiks, and you know I love purple, so this is a perfect fit for me! You might be asking, “what is it?” right about now, so allow me to explain. My friend Karen Izzi, (we went to CZT training… Continue Reading