Saturday, April 21, 2012

Aura Exploration: my second tile

I have a second tile to post to this week's Challenge (#66: Laura's Auras). YAY! It's been a while since I have had two to submit.

It was a tiring week; the kids were wild! I had tons of different projects going on with my classes, and stayed at school until 8 pm last night cleaning and getting things put away! I woke up in a fog this morning and felt a complete lack of focus despite everything I need to take care of here at home.
Florentine, Erbluhen, Mi2, & Msst.
So I did what any reasonable tangler would do: I took a few minutes to check out the tiles that others have submitted for this week's challenge. I then sat down and drew this tile after having seen some new tangles that I was eager to try. It's so hard to hunker down on household tasks when there is Zentangle inspiration racing through my mind! I put off the shading until tonight, and kept it simple. I do have a "before shading" scan, but I don't think there's a big enough difference to post them both this time.

Florentine and Erbluehen are by Simone Bischoff, while Mi2 is by Mimi Lempart. Click on the names to see step-outs. :-)

I had fun with this!

As always, comments, questions, & suggestions are welcome and quite appreciated!

9 comments:

  1. I am happy to see the Mi2 in your tile, someday I hope to figure it out, because I think it is so gorgeous! All the other patterns are gorgeous too!

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  2. Ohh, I love how you incorporated Mi2 into the rest of the tile. Lovely!

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  3. Spectacular! I love your Mi2 (and am a bit envious as mine still resembles a snarl in someone's hair).

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  4. Beautiful tile. Worth putting off the household chores!

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  5. Isn't Mi2 lovely! (It's actually from Mimi Lempart, not Carole Ohl, although Carole has come up with some beauties!) You have some other interesting tangles there too; I'll have to look them up.

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    1. YIKES! I am so glad you posted this comment, Margaret! THANK YOU!!! Giving incorrect credit is a huge mistake. I have corrected it above. I'm sorry, Mimi! I had been exploring lots of new-to-me tangles over the weekend, including many by Carole, so I just typed in the wrong name. How could I have not realized that it was Mimis when the tangle name itself is a play on Mimi?!

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