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How to draw ANDO

Zentangle pattern: Ando. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.Ando, today’s pretty tangle pattern, is from Ohio CZT Kim Winebrenner who previously shared her Kollide tangle with us.

Kim writes,

“I named this tangle ‘Ando’ for Ando Hiroshige, the Japanese artist famous for his woodblock prints.

The specific inspiration for Ando is a beautiful detail on the left side of his print of ‘Asakusa Rice Fields’.”

This is a public domain image of the print Kim refers to from wikigallery.org and although it’s not particularly clear you can make out the detail on the left side of the print.

Hiroshige_Asakusa-Rice-Fields-During-the-Festival-of-the-Cock

For me the “trickiest” part of Ando was the “inside swirl” of Step 5 but once I practiced it a few times for the “muscle memory” it became much easier to do. My example is two back-to-back rows of Ando as Kim also shows in her tips below.

Kim illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Ando here and features it in a lovely Zentangle with some Zentangle®-original Mooka-like tendrils, some Tipple orbs and lots of auras.

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Here are Kim’s tips for drawing Ando.

ando-tips-kim-winebrenner

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