Voor deze tile heb ik mijn waterverf en Bisterpoeder nog eens bovengehaald. Daarna volgde de eerste tangle Crest Ver 2, getekend met een bruine pen. Als ik met waterverf “speel” laat ik meestal gewoon de kleuren wat door elkaar lopen. Je krijgt dan mooie “kringetjes” . Een grote scheidingslijn werd benadrukt met een witte en een zwarte pen. Dan volgde Tupi ( sinds vrijdag te vinden op Tanglepatterns.com,)  en  daarna tekende ik Verve en Mosi. Met  enkele krulletjes en Perfs  vulde ik wat lege plekjes op. Uiteindelijk werd de tile bijgekleurd met gele oranje, groene en bruine kleurpotloden.

This tile is drawn on a background of watercolours and yellow  Bistrepowder. When I “play” with  watercolours, I like to let just flow the colours into each other, you become always surprising effects. I started with a black and white pen, just following “a line” created by  the watercolours. The first tangle I put on the tile was Crest Ver 2. Then I chose for Tupi ( last friday published on Tanglepatterns.com) Verve and Mosi followed, all drawn with a braun pen. A little curl and Perfs are always nice to fill little empty spaces and finally I made the colours a bit stronger with yellow, orange, green and brown colourpencils.

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18 Comments

  1. 17
    Susan Theron says:

    This looks great! I know Zentangle should not present anything, but this looks like a warm water under water scene. Lovely!

  2. 15
    JENNIFER SPARROW says:

    Your colors are always so inviting, and these are no exception! I think this tile combines earth, wind and fire. Such a warm look, much needed during the bleak, cold winter days!

    • 16
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Wow, what a lovely compliment, thank you very much Jennifer and yes I agree, at the end of the winter, we all need a bit more colour (and sun)

  3. 13

    What a beautiful underwater scenery without the colors of water. Still, we can all recognize it as such. You chose your tangles real well to make this u/w image. I have never seen Mosi, but now it seems to pop up all over the Zentangle world. I have to try that Tupi of yours……

    • 14
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Thank you Susie. Mosi and Mositoo are very recent published and I liked them immediately. Both are very easy to draw, very nice to fill an empty space and a lot of variations are possible. When I saw JOey’s challenge, I wanted to integrate Tupi and yes I thought about something that has to do with water, because of the “waving” effect of the chosen pattern. Unfortunately I didn’t have blue backgrounds anymore at that moment… but I’m glad you like also the result. Have a fine week and wish you fun while drawing!

  4. 11

    I love this tile! It makes me think of the seashore and tide pools ?

    • 12
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Thank you very much Michele, I needed to bring some sunny colours into this tile after such a long and cold winter. I’m really glad you like it!

  5. 9
    HeidiSue says:

    This is so much fun! I love that new tangle Tupi! It’s perfect here! Just scrumptious

    • 10
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Thank you so much Heidi, I’m glad you like Tupi, many, many variations are possible to play with this tangle.

  6. 7
    Ulrike says:

    Wow, this is fantastic, Ria! The patterns (especially your Tupi) and the colors – I love it all.

    • 8
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Thank you so much Ulrike for this wonderful comment, makes me very glad.
      I’m grateful for every feedback and like to give comments back but I’m not on any social media (I’m spending already too much time in front of my PC) and that is why I haven’t give you any comments, I’m so sorry.
      Every week, I take a look on the challenges and join them when it is possible. I have seen already very nice tiles of you. This week I saw on yours a lovely background, a nice composition and beautiful drawn tangles, well done Ulrike!

  7. 5
    Ilse says:

    Wow, wat een mooi geheel! Het klopt helemaal 🙂

    • 6
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Soms heb ik echt behoefte om met aquarelverf te experimenteren omwille van het verrassend effect, pas daarna zie ik welke tangles daar het beste bij samen gaan. Ik ben blij dat je mijn keuze mooi vindt en dank je oprecht voor het compliment!

  8. 2

    A wonderful tile in unusual colouring for the waves, Ria! I like the watercolour effects and the friendly sunny athmosphere. I think, your tile looks like holidays in the hot summer of a southern country.

    • 4
      Ria Matheussen says:

      When I use watercolours and the paper is still wet, I like to trow a little bit of Bistrepowder on. I really like the special effects and I am very happy that you like this result. Thank you very much Margarete for this nice comment.

  9. 1
    Joyce says:

    Wow, Ria, this is amazing! I love the colors, and the way you aura-ed the patterns really makes it all pop. Love it!!

    • 3
      Ria Matheussen says:

      Thank you very much for this nice compliment. Using watercolours as a background is always nice. It is impossible to make twice the same background, it is always a surprise and I like that. I’m very glad that you like this one, because, you know, this is my first tile with my own pattern Tupi!

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