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Monday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Windmills of My Mind #Zentangle #Zendoodle #ZentangleInspiredArt

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I'm almost out of drawings that I've had a while and never posted.  I guess I need to get going with some new ones!

That's what the Windmills of My Mind are saying anyway.


Wednesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Monday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Swoop #Pentel #BrushPen #Clairefontaine

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Pentel Pigment Ink Brush Pen in Crok Book.

I love brush pens and the variation you can get with a single stroke.  Sometimes it's fun to just lay down strokes and watch the flow appear.


What Caverns Lie Beneath the Tree? #zentangle #zendoodle #ZentangleInspiredArt

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What Caverns Lie Beneath the Trees?
And what therein might lie?
Lost treasures? Dwellings? Cities?
All hidden from the sky.

Not sure what I used to draw this one--probably Micron in a Rhodia or Quo Vadis.


Wednesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Lost in the Hospital #JHerbin #Schutzen #Zentangle

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I think you'll recognize this one, if you've ever wandered around trying to find a room or department in a Hospital.

J Herbin ink in various fountain pens in a Schutzen notebook.


Monday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Battlefield #Micron #StllmanAndBirn #Delta

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While I was drawing this I was thinking of fabrics and quilts.  But when it was done, that pattern of circles made me think of movies where the battlefield is line with barbed wire and pitted from shelling and explosions.  Sometimes, I do wonder where my mind goes!


Space Debris #Zentangle #Zendoodle #ZIA

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This is another of those drawings that I did and never posted for some reason.  I'm not sure what pen and paper I used.


Wednesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Surprise! Nine winners instead of four! #Clairefontaine #Exaclair #AdultColoringBooks

My giveaway for Clairefontaine Coloring Books has ended and all winners have been contacted by email.  Please, check your inbox (and spam!) if you entered.

I have to let you know how generous Exaclair, Inc. is.  Originally, there were meant to be four winners.  Instead, last week, Karen contacted me and told there would be nine--NINE!--winners.

The winners:
Lynne June 3, 2015 at 6:15 AM
They are beautiful, thanks for to chance to win one.

Teresa June 1, 2015 at 11:58 PM
Wow. Serendipity strikes again. I was just looking at coloring books to send to mom.

Susan Falkler June 1, 2015 at 9:47 AM
I'm so happy they now have adult coloring books. I love your example with the distress markers.

Sandra Jacobs June 4, 2015 at 2:26 PM
Sandra, love you thought on what you expect, and what you get. your reviews are always spot on
Sandra

Cari June 5, 2015 at 3:08 AM
Thanks for a very thorough and comprehensive review (as usual). I enjoyed seeing your beautiful color-work (as usual). :-) This looks li…

Pangea Breaks #Zentangle, #Rhodia #Micron

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Supercontinent rocking with Zentangle, Micron Pen and a Rhodia Dotwebbie!


Monday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Saturday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Does a Dragon Dream of Burning Skies? #Pentel #Clairefontaine #CrokBook

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Does a dragon dream of burning skies? Of flying through the flames? Of dying worlds and falling stars that fertile ash reclaims?

Just wondering.

Pentel Pigment Ink Brush pen in Clairefontaine Crok Book.

Wandering the Castle Keep #JHerbin #Clairefontaine #Zentangle

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Just wandering about the Castle Keep with a J Herbin brush pen on Clairefontaine Calligraphie paper.  Ignore the can of soda.  I don't know how that got in there!


Wednesday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal

Review-Clairefontaine Coloring Book for Adults #Exaclair #Clairefontaine #Giveaway

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***GIVEAWAY IS OVER***
Around the beginning of the year, Exaclair, Inc. let me look at their 2015 catalog and choose what items would be given away in the giveaways I'd host throughout the year.

There is definitely a factor of greed here--I can choose items that I dearly want to try out, lol.  But I also try to choose items that I think 'you', that wonderful person who reads my blog and lets me share my passions with you, I try to choose items that I believe will excite you as well.

When I saw that Clairefontaine had added a series of coloring books to their offerings, I knew I'd found something that would satisfy both expectations.  Not that I expect everyone who reads my blog to drool over a coloring book.  But I know that enough of you love mandalas and love beautiful renderings of mandalas and will itch to add bursts of colors to these pages.

The giveaway details are at the end of this post (U.S. only. Sorry!)

...and on to the review!


SPECS No of Pages: 36  Paper: …

Monday Links to Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways #zentangle #Giveaways #ArtJournal