Two more "enhancing" techniques taught over the last 2 days of the weekend:
Streamers used on the rays emitted from the central motif. The "pushbacked tangles" have all been faded with General's white chalk, leaving the bright main motif (with a punch of pink chalk pencil). Micron 01 in Black, graphite, white chalk pencil, pink chalk pencil, white gellyroll pen). Tangles are: Well Well Who, Sez, Moon Pie, and Ravel.
And here are the class mosaics, or as many as my camera could catch:
All based on the same directions. A careful look will show how each is so different from any other.
Drawing is like handwriting--very individualized.
I'm a textile artist (traditional rug hooking, punch needle rug hooking, and other textile arts), a long-time meditator, a certified meditation teacher and coach, and focused on learning about the interplay of art, creativity, and mindfulness every day.
SITES TO WATCH:
Insight Meditation Society
Oxford Rug Hooking School
Zentangle: The Official Site
Green Mountain Rug Hooking
Massachusetts Tarot Society