Zentangle: White on Black 

Black tiles are a fun alternative for your Zentangle art.  We will learn about using gel pens, 'highlighting' in white, and layering techniques.  We'll play with tangles that lend themselves to interesting results when using the black paper. 

Prerequisite: Introduction to Zentangle  class with a CZT  

Supplies include a white Gelly Roll pen, Zenstone, tortillion, and black tiles


Zentangle: Beyond the Basics  

Take your Zentangle practice to the next level with more complex tangles, shading techniques, the six "tangle enhancers" (aura, shading, sparkle, rounding, perfs and dewdrops) and more tips to develop your skills. 


Prerequisite: Introduction to Zentangleclass with a CZT                          Please bring your Zentangle Mini-kit

Supplies include a selection of Zentangle tiles and a black .05 Micron pen


Zentangle: Introduction 

Zentangle is a fun and easy-to-learn method of creating abstract images using simple repetitive patterns. If you can print your own name you have all the skills required for this fascinating art form! Like yoga for your soul, it can help increase focus and relaxation and decrease stress. 

This class is a prerequisite for the other classes

Zentangle Mini-kit includes: black .01 Micron pen, zentangle pencil, tortillion, and 5 white Zentangle tiles in a drawstring bag


 Additional classes can be arranged in the Zen Den for 3 or more participants

Please CONTACT ME and lets see if we can work it out!  

Got an idea for a class you'd like to see? Scheduled class date doesn't work for you?

Beyond the Tile: 3-D Ball (ZIA) 

Create Zentangle Inspired Art (ZIA) as we make a 3-dimensional paper ball to uniquely display your tangles, that will look great sitting on your desk or hanging as an ornament.  


NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools


Beyond the Tile: Silhouette (ZIA)  

Tap into your inner hair-stylist for this Zentangle Inspired Art (ZIA) class.  Use your favorite tangles to create an intricate hairstyle, leaving a subtle silhouette of negative space.


NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools


Beyond the Tile: FlexTangle (ZIA)

Another 3-dimensional Zentangle project!  Come and 'flex' your Zentangle muscles to create a FlexTangle - a fun, folded paper toy/puzzle that can swirl around to show-off different patterns or pictures.

NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools


Zentangle: Zendalas 

Tangling in the Round. Zendala is the process of creating a mandala on a round tile, using the Zentangle method.                                              

Prerequisite: Introduction to Zentangle class with a CZT  

                                                                                               Please bring your Zentangle  tools AND a compass

Round Zendala tiles will be supplied


Beyond the Tile: Tangled Paper Pumpkins (ZIA)  

Learn some new border/ribbon tangles and make an adorable paper pumpkin to add to your Fall decorations
 

NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools


Technique Class: Borders & Frames 

In this class we will learn several border-type tangles.  These patterns are great for embellishing scrapbooks,  photos, or greeting cards
 

NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring: a black fine-point pen, soft-lead pencil and blending tool


classes & workshops

Technique Class: Shades of Gray (ZIA)

Learn to create drama and emphasis in your Zentangle Inspired Art (ZIA) by combining tangles in both ink and pencil with this beautiful shading technique created by Sonya Yencer.  Learn about layering and lifting to add tangles in soft, ghost-like tones to create a sense of aura and elegance to the tangles.

NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring: a black fine-point pen, soft-lead pencil and blending tool

(kneaded erasers and eraser pencils will be available to borrow)  

Technique Class: ZenGems (ZIA)  

If you've just been drooling over all the "ZenGem" eye-candy on social media - now's the time to give this Zentangle Inspired Art technique a try!  We will use regular coloured pencils to create beautiful gems surrounded by intricate tangled settings.
 

NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring: a black fine-point pen, soft-lead pencil and blending tool
(coloured pencils will be available to borrow)  
 

Beyond the Tile: Found Poetry (ZIA)

Using book pages rescued from the landfill, we will highlight individual words or phrases to create "free-verse" poetry.  Free-verse does not follow regular rhyme scheme rules but still provides artistic expression.  Then, by adding your favorite tangles to embellish and accent your poem, this will be a truly unique piece of art


NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools


Beyond the Tile: 3-D Star (ZIA)  

Another dimensional Zentangle Inspired Art (ZIA) - this star will look beautiful hanging in a window or on a Christmas tree. 


NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools


Zentangle: Renaissance Tiles

Working on tan coloured tiles, we'll explore a technique called 'Chiaroscuro', developed in the Renaissance period to exemplify the strong contrasts between light and dark.  We will use black, brown and white to make our tangles 'pop'.  

Prerequisite: Introduction to Zentangle class with a CZT                       Please bring your Zentangle Mini-kit

Supplies include: brown .01 Micron pen, white charcoal pencil, tortillion, and tan tiles


Technique Class: ZenDangles (ZIA)

We will learn the Zentangle Inspired Art of ZenDangles, a whimsical and fun technique, created by the amazing lettering artist, Joanne Fink.  This technique can also be a great embellishment for scrapbook pages, greeting cards and envelopes


NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring: a black fine-point pen, soft-lead pencil and blending tool

 

Beyond the Tile: Butterfly (ZIA)

We'll use five simple tangles to create a beautiful tangled butterfly. This Zentangle Inspired Art (ZIA) class is suitable for all ages.  


NOTE: this is not an introductory class, some Zentangle experience is an asset

Please bring your Zentangle tools