Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Challenged, and it worked

I think the Zentangle thing is getting my brain going in more creative ways. I've felt sort of "off my game" so to speak, in the creating business lately. Partly because my hands have been a bit out of whack... first the thumb on my right hand, then this week my left thumb went all haywire. Plus, I have these quilts hanging over my head that I need to get going on. I'm doing a swap with our wonderful piano teacher... I'll sew 2 quilts for her, and she's taught my kids' piano lessons all summer. With Girl's Camp thrown into the mix last month, I was just overwhelmed. And like all good procrastinator's, I just didn't do anything. But the little bit of tangling seems to have gotten my brain back to normal, and I'm just raring to go on so many things. I've got the quilts going (though with still lots to do on them) and I'm excited to get back to my darling dollies!!!

Anyway, here's my take on The Diva's Challenge #35. I didn't have good paper handy, so I did it on a post-it note. Not my favorite, but it's ok.

11 comments:

GinaA said...

Lovely tangle, don't know how you found the time with all that is gong on. hope your thumbs are better soon.

Enthusiastic Artist said...

Nice! It almost looks like a box of plants.
Hope your thumbs get well soon. I don't think we realize how lucky we are to have opposable thumbs until we have to do without!
--Margaret

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [17 Aug 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Karen Lynn said...

I love the "water reflection" tangle on the bottom of the tile.

Terrie said...

All that on a post it??? Amazing. And just goes to show, you can tangle anywhere and make it look good!

Lutka And Co. said...

Looks like Dr. Seuss land - love it!

Eileen said...

Love it, sweetie. Glad the quilts are getting going...boy, can I relate to procrastination as you well know! Are we related???!!!??? Hahaha

Judi said...

I like your tangle! Had to laugh about the post-it note. LOL Hey whatever is handy. That's the beauty of Zentangle, right?! Hope your hands feel better shortly.

Diana Hirsch said...

How funny--my very, very first Zentangle was done on a Post-It note. The large 3x5 size, with 2" marked off to be the 3.5x3.5 size. Everyone is doing ribbons. These are amazing.

Erin said...

I like how all the fringe strings and tangles seem to anchor the middle tile. Great work!

Jay said...

I love the improvisation...using a post-a-note!! We artists are just so innovative aren't we?? Great Tangle!!