I am not sure where the time goes, but it seems like 7 weeks have just all but flown by since my last Diva Challenge attempt 😛 This year seems like it is going even faster than 2015, and I thought 2015 was record-breakingly, gone too soon.
This week’s prompt is one of my favourites at the Diva’s. Since I have a black tile class this Saturday, I thought I’d get in the mood by going white on black for this challenge 🙂
To start with, I placed 6 parallel, curved lines on a black tile and the rest, they say, is history…. [ as always, clicking on the images will take you to Flickr ]
I like how it resembles a quarter of a circle… Like the rest of the bits of the puzzle are missing. I added Printemps, Zenith, Flux, Tidings and Msst and made up the rest as I went along 🙂
I used an array of white pigment and gel pens and shading with my white charcoal pencil made it complete.
Negative Space Tipple Hearts – a Walkthrough
I’ve been tangling these little “hearts” for a long time now, and I teach this as part of my regular Zentangle 101 Class so I never really thought about making stepouts. However, I’ve recently had several queries about them from separate sites.
The lovely Inge Frasch, CZT, suggested on FB that I put up some stepouts so here they are.
Before we begin, I thought to mention…
Tipple is a tangle pattern that was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas of Zentangle, USA. This walkthrough presented here is a variation, also known as a ‘tangleation’, of Tipple.
Please feel free to refer to the step outs to recreate these “hearts” in your tangles. However I reserve my rights to these images and they should not be copied or reproduced. Thank you! – Debbie New CZT 18
It is best to begin with a Micron 01 or 005, as you want to be able to achieve the most delicate and refined, almost-lacy effect.
This iteration of Tipple is especially pretty when added to flower and leaf inspired tangles such as Mooka or Flux.
[ If you click on the image, you can view it larger with Flickr’s zoom function ]
When properly tangled, your ‘hearts’ should not have any unintended gaps to distract the viewer’s eyes. And you will find that they are capable of filling up nearly any amount of space 🙂
Here are more examples of my past pieces featuring these “hearts”…
Have a great week…!
I don’t always check in. If you should require a response from me, or have any questions, I may be contacted at hesedetang[at]gmail.com or via the Tangled Pursuits page on Facebook 🙂
Debbie New, CZT 18
CZT Website: tangledpursuits.com