Over a year ago, I gave away hundreds of dollars worth of beads because my obsession with beading had run its course.

Then I took up drawing. Soon my small apartment was filled with drawing and painting supplies. My magical magnifying mind thinks that if I just buy more supplies, I will finally be able to DRAW.

As a result, I was soon crowded out by art supplies.

When I look back on my art journey, the only real satisfaction I had was drawing zentangle inspired art. All you need is a pen and a pad of paper! I don't need all this other stuff.

Then it occurred to me that many people create beautiful works of art on iPhones and iPads. At one time, I was a pretty good photoshop user. I even had a cable tv show about it.

Maybe I could, with a lot of practice, learn to use my iPad to make Zentangles.

I've been practicing, and I think I can.

I regret spending (wasting) all that money on art supplies I won't use, but I will pass them on to a deserving student.

I'm going to draw on my iPad.

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Comment by AmeliaS on June 10, 2012 at 4:02pm

I'm eager to see what you and your iPad come up with. I, too, enjoy zen-tangle-doodling-etc...and I think they will help me come up with some ideas and composition for future paintings.

Comment by Diane Mcgarry on June 12, 2012 at 2:12am

I don't knoow what zen-tangle is. Could you could explain it to me. And I know how it is to spend money on Art stuff. When I start getting bored or frustrated I go out and buy something different hoping that will be the magic medium for me. So far a plain old pencil seems to work. 

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