Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Two challenges in One Tile

This week at That's New To Me Challenge the random letter is "H". We have to use tangles starting from the letter H that you have never used before.  We also have to use any tangle the artist in focus has created on our tile.  The artist in focus for this week is Michele Beauchamp

I used Henna Drum and Heart vine. I used Michele's "Brayd" tangle and "Wist" tangle for this week's challenge. I also used Carole Ohl's " Featherfall" tangle.  I  also used " Poke root" tangle because it is my most favorite tangle and I tend to use it as often as I can. 
For this piece I used Henna Drum as a string to the tile. 

This week at the Diva challenge blog we have to limit our color palette  to 2 to 3 colors. I used Orange and Green Colors.  I used a Sharpie for this week's challenge. I decided I will combine both the challenges in  a single tile. 

Title: Henna Drum, Heart vine, Brayd, Wist, Featherfall and Poke root
Medium: Sakura Micron Pens and  Sharpies



I totally enjoyed this week's TNTM and Diva's challenge. It was fun.  Thank you !

" Every Child Begins the World Again." -- Henry David Thoreau

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

N tangle, Tipple and Umble Challenge

Here is my entry for this weeks challenge  at SuzyMosh's  blog. For this weeks challenge we have to use any tangle that starts with the letter "N" and we must also use the artist in focus - Neil Burley's tangles on the tile. He is a mixed media artist, designer,tutor based in UK.

I used all new tangles for this week's challenge. I used Susan McNeill's  " Nine Patch" tangle, Beth Snoderly’s  " Neuron" tangle and two of Neil Burley's   tangles  " Leggo" and " Mile Straight" for my tile for this week's challenge. 

Title: Nine Patch,Neuron,Leggo,Mile Straight
Medium: Sakura MIcron Pens and a Pencil

The artist in focus will be raffling one of his books to one lucky winner. So if you want to participate in this week's challenge do visit  her blog at http://suzymoshcreations.blogspot.com/p/thats-new-to-me-weekly-challenge.html


This week's challenge for I am the Diva is to use Tipple as a Monotangle. Here is my entry for this week's challenge

Title: Tipple
Medium:  Sakura Micron Pens and a Sharpie

Do check out her blog http://iamthedivaczt.blogspot.com/ if you want to participate and for some creative inspiration from other artist's. 

This is my entry for last week's  diva challenge. We had to use Umble tangle in our art piece. 

Title: Origami Zen Swan
Medium: Micron Pens by Sakura
Note: I used an expired coupon paper and created an origami swan. After that I tangled on it with my Sakura Micron Pens. 



Title: Zen Birdies

The Zen Birds (see picture above) is inspired from Susan Mcneill's you tube channel and blog. 

I used an wood bird which I found at Michael's. Used watercolor paper and color pencils, sakura micron pens and drew tangles. Then cut it to fit the shape and used Mod Podge to glue them on. I used 2 coats of Mod Podge.

 I am yet to take a picture of the other side of the bird. Will post once  I am done.


 Thank you all for your time and response in advance. Wishing you all a Creative week ahead.

Happy Tangling !

" In the middle of every difficulty lies an opportunity." 



Monday, June 29, 2015

Barefoot and Summer-- Digital whisper challenge

Here is my entry for this week's Digital whisper  challenge. The theme for this week is "Barefoot".

I created this using my iPad using Sketch club app.

Title: Barefoot
Medium: iPad Painting
Apps used: Sketchclub
 I am yet to figure out how to rotate the above  image by 90 degrees on blogspot. Any ideas?

Since I will be away from  blogging next week I decided to  submit my entry for next week's challenge as well. The theme is Summer. Here are my entries

Title: Bright & Cheery Summer
Apps used: Paper by 53
Medium: iPad art
And for me Summer means time for a yummy ice cream. Here is one more entry for Summer theme


Title: My Yummy Ice cream
Apps used: Artrage
Medium: iPad Art

Thank you all for your time and comments in advance.

Wishing you all a creative week ahead !

" A positive thought is the seed of a positive result." 

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

That's new to me weekly challenge-- Week #25

 This is my entry to this week's challenge. We have to use any tangle that starts with the letter F. Must use a tangle that we have never used before on our tile. I am glad that I decided to take part in this week's challenge as I got to learn a new tangle. I taught myself how to draw  the Flux tangle from this  website http://tanglepatterns.com/

Totally enjoyed learning a new tangle this week and creating  this tile.

Title: Flux
Medium: Micron Pens and Color Pencils

If you want to participate in this challenge, head over to her blog at http://suzymoshcreations.blogspot.com/

Thank you all wonderful people for your time and comments in advance.

" Anything is possible,one stroke at a time."-- Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Watercolors for Digital Whisper blog challenge

I was teaching my students on how to use the watercolor brush in the app Paper by 53 to mix colors. These paintings were created to inspire my students so that they could use their creative side of their brain to create wonderful works of art.

Here are some quick doodles by me  using the watercolor brush in  the app Paper by 53.

Title:Two little chicks !
Apps used: Paper by 53
Medium: iPad Art
  Note: The chicks were painted using the watercolor brush in the app Paper by 53.




Title: A cute little Monster
Apps used: Paper by 53
Medium: iPad Art
 Note: The Monster was colored using the watercolor brush in the app Paper by 53.

All art prints are available at my store http://society6.com/jayashree242

With that I will leave you with a quote to ponder on  that I came across from a group on Facebook. Do let me know if this is true for you.

" Artists are People Driven by the Tension between the Desire to Communicate and the Desire to Hide"- D.W. Winnicott


Thank you all for your time and comments in advance.  See you soon with another creative post.

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Colors of the Rainbow Challenge

Here are my entries for this week's colors of the Rainbow challenge.


Title: It's a Jigsaw Puzzle
Medium: Colored pencils on Plywood

For the above painting I used an L- Shaped block of plywood.  Tangles were drawn on these   zentangle tiles. Colored using color pencils. I used ModPoge to stick these tiles on to the plywood. I no longer own this artwork as I sold it for a good cause.

 Here is  a Mandala that I did last week. This was created using an iPad digitally.



Title: Self- Realization
Medium: iPad Art
Apps used: iOrnament
All art prints are available at my store http://society6.com/jayashree242

Thank you all for hopping by. See you soon with another post.



" Everyday is a little life, live it to its fullest."

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Diva Challenge #221 and a couple of other things

I am glad to let you know that my zentangle art  will be up at the Sunnyvale Mayor's office, CA for August and September, 2015. Here is a picture: 

Title: The Mighty Bull
Size: 11" x 14"
Medium: Pen and Ink

Here is my entry for Diva's -- Beads of Courage challenge. I had an  old unused envelope  which kept begging me to tangle on it. Hence I decided to tangle a beaded border for this challenge. I wanted to keep it simple.

Title: Beads of Courage Challenge
Medium: Pen 


 Supplies used: 
1) An old unused envelope
2) Sakura Pigma Micron 01 Pen
3) A Creative Spirit !




Thank you all for your time and response in advance.

" A tangle a day, keeps stress away."