One Zentangle A Day

A 6-Week Course in Creative Drawing for Relaxation, Inspiration, and Fun

One Zentangle A Day
$22.99 $18.39 / £14.99 £11.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781592538119
Publisher: Quarry Books
Series: One A Day
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Description

Take your doodles to a whole new level with this best-selling and preeminent guidebook to the meditative art of the Zentangle, featuring the incredibly beautiful and inspiring artwork of author Beckah Krahula. This step-by-step book is divided into six chapters, each with seven daily exercises.
 
The Zentangle method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to practice focus and meditation through drawing by using repetitive lines, marks, circles, and shapes. Each mark is called a "tangle," and you combine various tangles into patterns to create "tiles," or small square drawings. 
 
Each of the six chapters explores a different aspect of Zentangle:
  • Basics and Enhancements
  • Tangles and Value Patterns
  • Geometric and Organic Patterns
  • Understanding and Using Color
  • Defining and Using Style
  • Creating the Rest of Your Zentangle Journey
Each exercise includes new tangles to draw in sketchbooks or on Tiepolo (an Italian-made paper), teaches daily tile design, offers tips on related art principles, and contains an inspirational "ZIA" (Zentangle Inspired Art) project on a tile that incorporates patterns, art principals, and new techniques.
 
Drawing Zentangles is a relaxing and replenishing diversion that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. In addition to its soothing benefits, a Zentangle practice can also help with self-image, phobias, addictions, pain management, conflict resolution, and coping with grief.

Step away from the daily hustle and untangle with a Zentangle.

The author

Beckah Krahula is an artist, consultant, product designer, industry expert, and author of One Zentangle a Day (Quarry Books, 2012) and 500 Tangles, (Quarry Books, 2015). She began her career with the first graphic rubber stamp company in the US, and has worked as a full-time mixed-media artist ever since. She has worked for publishers, toy designers, and product manufacturers. In February of 2011, she became a certified Zentangle teacher. She lives in Houston, Texas.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781592538119
Illustrations: 150 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 9 in x 0.5 in / 215.9 mm x 228.6 mm x 12.7 mm
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