Welcome to the monthly theme for February. Artwork and comments welcome from everyone!!!!

This month's theme is - Zen-sational
 (suggested by Nelson Failing)

This theme is a combination of 2 words: Zen and sensational, so whatever those two words combined inspire in you.

Here's how Nelson describes this theme: "I see zentangles gone wild, intricate, whimsical, beautiful, charming, fantasy and whatever is in your head to create a zentangle masterpiece...tangles within animal, people, flower, abstract shapes...creating stunning zentangle art pieces...your imagination is the limit..."

The theme is open to all artists whatever your medium.

Please post your finished artwork in this discussion thread.

These should be new pieces completed with this theme in mind. 

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I can't wait to see how you interpret this - abstract, realistic, collage etc... so many opportunities for all. 


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Wowza!  This would have been absolutely awesome by itself, but with that background...just wow, Pat!

Pat said:

Tweeked the background.

LOVE your peacocks, nilu!

nilu said:

peacock on a greeting card

This is really gorgeous!

Wraymona Low said:

I really enjoyed doing this month's Challenge. Thanks to Nelson for recommending it~~~Wray

I saw this when you first posted it, Barbara.  I probably didn't comment at the time, but it's gorgeous.  Your linework is so intricate.

Barbara Cullen said:

This one I did recently, hope that's ok, if not then I'll get to and do another one... love everyone's work, beautifully done..

Here's my humble little entry.  It started out at a watercolor painting that I hated so much I was surprised to see that I hadn't thrown it away yet.  I added some doodled line work and punched up the colors with colored pencils.  I like it much better now.  :)

Everyone is turning in some fantastic work.....

Thank you Donna!

Donna it's beautiful I am glad you didn't throw it away

Thanks Donna! I caught myself doodling on a piece of scrapbook paper once and loved it, so when I saw these little cards I couldn't resist getting some to try out. I think I'm hooked!

This piece is gorgeous, beautiful lines, shading and colours.

All these are great, mine is still in progress, hope I get done with it without demolishing it first, steady as she goes!!!! so far so good, 1/3 done about!

I love this!  I'll have to jump in at some point.  Still trying zentangle and I can't seem to get it that well lol

~~wonderful pieces, all.  I am finding zentangle to be mesmerizing.  Once I start in, I can't stop.  I find myself wanting to add just one more line, one more line, and so it goes!!  :-)s

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