Thursday, August 25, 2011

Tangle of the week - sugarcane

sugarcane zentangle

I love the look of sugarcane... it reminds me of bamboo.  Wonder if it's as prolific? 

When I saw there was a tangle called Sugarcane, I had to see what it was all about.   The Sugarcane zentangle is one of the original patterns created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.  They say, "Zentangle provides a fun and lighthearted way to relax and intentionally facilitate a shift in focus and perspective."  I like them because they are an easy and attractive way to practice my drawing skills.  You can read more about Rick and Maria at their website, Zentangle.

Want to learn how to draw the Sugarcane zentangle?  Hop over to the blog of CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher)  Suzanne McNeill.  

And what did other students of the AlphabeThursday class think about when asked what begins with the letter S?  Check out Ms. Jenny's "off on my tangent" blog.


Theresa Plas said...

So pretty! Love all the color you've worked into the border canes!

memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

I love when you add color to the tangles :)

Sue said...

I agree. I like the colored tangles best. It adds a whole other dimension.


Cathy Kennedy said...

Now that's cool! I love how you find interesting tangles for your post.

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Self Sagacity said...

Sugar cane is Fabulous! I love it and wish I could have more.
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Sarah~Magnolia Surprise said...

Very cool tangle,Deb!
Sugar cane grew all over the place in Louisiana (where I'm from). I remember passing a bunch of it when walking to elementary school (this was back in the dark ages when kids did such a thing...) Anyway, we would peel little bits off and chew them -- yum!
Oh, and I checked out AlphabeThursday and I'm joining up next week for T! Looks like fun!
And thanks for stopping by!

Jenny said...

Wow. I think this might be my favorite one...ever! The color is so fanciful and adds such a neat dimension to your work!

Thanks for sharing your talents with us.


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