I must say my favorite part of The Beauty of Zentangle book is that 3 of my works are published in this book an exciting validation of my Zentangle Inspired work and I feel very honored to be included with 137 other Zentangle Artists who share the same love that I do. (See 2 of them below.)
This is the first book to be published in a gallery showcase format that shares how wide and diverse Zentangle and Zentangle Inspired Art can be. Authors, Suzanne McNeill and Cindy Shepard, carefully juried the works and included traditional Zentangle 3.5" tiles in black and white and then see how far tanglers are taking their inspirations with a wide range of themes, mixed media exploration, enhanced 3-D objects, and large sized works. Each page turn offers more and more visual excitement. The Beauty of Zentangle is topped off with several new and exciting tangles for you try.
If you are looking for inspiration and new directions in the art of Zentangle, then this book will be an excellent go-to source for new, clever ideas.
Back Cover Information
Zentangle is fast becoming a worldwide phenomenon,
attracting individuals from all walks of life. The Zentangle method
is a relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing
simple, easy-to-learn patterns. The Beauty of Zentangle celebrates
this elegant new art form with hundreds of sensational one-of-a-kind
designs from around the world. Selected by the editors of Design
Originals, the #1 publisher of Zentangle art, this amazing collection
of Zentangle-inspired masterpieces encompasses a wide range of styles.
Their inventive tangles are at the forefront of a new wave of creative
expression and personal freedom.
About the Authors:
Suzanne McNeill and Cindy Shepard
Suzanne McNeill is the author of more than 30 best-selling books,
including Joy of Zentangle, Zentangle Basics, and Zen Mandalas.
She is a designer, artist, columnist, TV personality, art instructor,
author, and lover of everything hands-on. Her Zentangle-inspired
paintings have been called "mesmerizing art." Suzanne
is the woman behind Design Originals (an imprint of Fox Chapel Publishing),
the leading publisher of Zentangle art. She was voted "Designer
of the Year" and received the "Lifetime Achievement Award"
from the Craft & Hobby Association.
Cindy Shepard is the author of two successful books, Stash
and Smash and Bottle Art, and was a contributor to
Zentangle 5, Zentangle 6, Zentangle 8, and Joy
of Zentangle. She is an experimental artist with a focus on
recycled and mixed media art. Since she attended a Certified Zentangle
Teacher training seminar with Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, her
whimsical, colorful style has grown and developed in amazing ways.
Energetic Zentangle-inspired patterns have found their way into
most of her work. Cindy recently produced her own line of rubber
stamps called Moustachio, featuring quirky Zentangle-inspired
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