Friday, September 9, 2011

Coloring Contest

 Letraset is having a coloring contest and you could win a set of ProMarkers.  Find the mandala template here:
Color it, post it, put your link on their site and cross your fingers! Here's mine.

Thursday, September 8, 2011


This pattern, based on a square grid, is simple, but looks complicated when finished. My favorite kind of pattern! How you color it will also change how it looks. Keep the squares fairly large or you fingers will cramp. Try it! Here's another example...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Dream Ball

I have been moving from a rectangle format to a circle format.One of the elements for this kind of pattern art
is to combind dense and open patterns.  If you add many dense tangles near each other, then eye has no areas on which to rest before moving on to the next dense one. It can get tricky in a round format!


Here I have experimented with Daniele O'Brian Zenplosion.
I like this tangle because it's easy and compliments a curving design.
Good one,Daniele!

Apple Core Gadget Design

This design was created using a apple core gadget to create the circles and the section. I
Found this idea from Margart Bremner's blog. I love her work with mandalas and just had to give this a try.
Her directions were helpful. Do they look like Indian baskets?