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How to draw 2SS2

Zentangle pattern: 2SS2. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.Here’s a heart-like tangle without actually drawing hearts.

That’s what CZT Mina Hsiao has deconstructed in her 2SS2 tangle, “using one of the five elemental strokes. (S)“. Earlier this month Mina shared her 2-S tangle with us which has a similar approach that also produces heart-shapes. Girl’s on a roll!

2SS2 was inspired by this wrought iron railing Mina photographed so she could come up with the steps for drawing it as a tangle.

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For my example of 2SS2 I used back-to-back columns and rows for an all-over fill pattern and a touch of graphite to highlight the tiny heart-like shapes. Here Mina illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing 2SS2 with a little Henna Drum flourish.

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And features 2SS2 here in a Zentangle tile together with her 2-S tangle.

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In her third example Mina uses auras with 2SS2 to create a lovely decorative design.

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