Many of my zentangle designs I drew before I had read any book on the subject.
After reading a couple of books on the subject,
Some might say my cluttered mind!!
and then filled in with zentangle doodles.
I guess that's the 'zen' part of it!
'These Three Abide'
Here are some ideas from nature for you to try your hand
at creating a nature-inspired zentangle:
and try a little doodling on your lunch hour!
Next, go purchase a little notebook with blank pages...
I have talked about zendoodles that are in a specific shape.
Now I'd like to introduce you to some that are not a specific item, object, person, etc.
They are just free-form zendoodles!
You can see this in my zen above and below,
as I have exaggerated the outer 'dots'.
After connecting the dots, you take your pen at one of the points, and draw a line to another outside line.
This will start to create individual spaces inside your zendoodle.
You can see them pretty clearly in the two doodles above.
Here is one I have drawn without the traditional
'rectangle' type border:
You can still see that there are areas separated within the outer doodle border.
Now, get ready to have some