Tangle Starts – My New Book! And a Giveaway!

Giveaway closed – winner has been contacted and book is being mailed. Thank you for participating. 
 Available as of today on Amazon.com.
(Read all the way to the end of this post
for an awesome giveaway!)
I have been wanting to put this book together
for quite some time. 
Lots of beautiful, lovely color pages for you to create art on.
Here is the description from Amazon:
Love to create zentangle / tangle art on colorful backgrounds? Are you a collage artist who loves to cut, tear, rip and glue to make fun collage elements? Love to build beautiful, colorful art journal pages? How about storing all your art in one location? Then this is the book for you! I have already created all the colorful backgrounds so all you have to do is grab your art tools and jump right in! Creating art has never been so easy or so much fun! 
Tangle Starts is just that – a start for your creative instincts to take center stage. 

Let me show you what you can do with this book.
 Tangle Starts is full of colorful backgrounds.
Full pages of bright, beautiful color that can be used a lot of different ways. 
Above is an art journal page I made with one of the backgrounds. 
You can either tear the pages out and use them as stand alones,
or you can work right in the book and have a wonderful art journal when you are all finished.
I added the animals, the words, the bench –
all that pink and purple and background design comes on the page. 
I used my Zebra Sarasa Fineliner for the pen work. 
Love that pen!
 If you are a tangle artist you can draw right on the pages and have your very own personal tangle journal. Imagine a whole book full of your very own tangle art. 
 Above is a background I drew on. I tend to tangle / draw more than I art journal, so this is mostly how I will use my copy.
This particular background in the book was made using ink sprays and a stencil. 
I used the stenciled areas to tangle this floral piece of art. 
Once I have completed all the pages,
I will be able to flip through the book and enjoy
all the artworks I’ve created.
Should I want to add paint, markers or other wet media to the pages,
I simply add clear gesso to the page and the colors will not
bleed through. I have already tried this and it works
very well. No bleed through with gesso.
(And since this is a printed page and not the original ink sprays, 
the color does not smear when you apply the gesso. Win/win.)
Perhaps you are a collage artist?
I used another background as the base for the page above.
I cut flowers from another piece I tangled,
and added them, along with washi tapes and pen work
to make this collage art piece.
Just for fun, I added it to your book.
You can tear pages out, rip them, cut them, punch them – whatever you wish – and use them to make collage elements. Or you can collage right onto the pages.
And you need a great pen!
I used my Zebra Sarasa Fineliner on each of
these pieces of art!
Imagine a book full of your art.
Tangle Starts is the perfect vehicle for it.
Have you wanted to try ink sprays, alcohol ink, watercolors, washi tape, collage, other mixed medias – but have been unsure how to proceed, or what supplies to purchase?
Don’t wonder about that any longer. 
I have taken all the guesswork out of the equation.
And it is this very book. 
I hope you will love my new book. 
I’d like to hear what you think about it once you 
get a copy and play some. 
is available on Amazon.com right now.

I am doing a giveaway.
If you would like to win a copy of Tangle Starts, here is the information you need:

Who Can Enter? 
This giveaway is international. 

What Is the Prize?  
One winner will receive a copy of Tangle Starts 
as pictured above. 

How to Enter? 
Cut and paste these words: ‘I want to win a copy of Tangle Starts‘ into the subject line of an email, and send it to me at  kenoly2000 [at] hotmail [dot] com. (Replace the words enclosed in [ ] with an @ and a . and make sure there are no spaces).

When does the giveaway start and end? 
The giveaway starts on 11/24/17 at 05:00 PM EST and ends Saturday 12/9/17 at 10:00 PM EST.  
I’ll notify the winner on 12/10/17, by responding to the email they sent as an entry. 
Good luck! 

9 thoughts on “Tangle Starts – My New Book! And a Giveaway!

    • Well at least you got me here ? I have you on the list but I don’t know how to reach you if you win. My email is kenoly2000@hotmail.com. Can you send a message there so I have your email? That’s how I will contact the winner. Thank you ❤️

  1. That pinky red page is pure "Alice" with the floral tangles you scattered all over it. It's definitely your style rather than the journalling & your enjoyment of it just shines through the artwork. It's delightful to see.

    • yes, the tangling is really more my comfort zone, although I do enjoy art journaling when I have the time. this book makes it super easy, no more excuses. hahaha!

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