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How to draw SWEET 101

Zentangle pattern: Sweet 101. 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.It’s Friday and in addition to the universal Thank Goodness It’s Friday (TGIF) sentiment, here we also have a lo-o-o-ng weekend to enjoy too!

Memorial Day is a popular and welcome family holiday but more importantly it’s a special time we take to remember all those who have sacrificed their lives for us to have the lives we enjoy in peace and freedom. On Monday together we observe a one minute National Moment of Remembrance in gratitude to honor each and every one.

The National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans, wherever they are at 3 p.m., local time, on Memorial Day Monday, to pause in an act of national unity for a duration of one minute. The time 3 p.m. was chosen because it is the time when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday. The Moment does not replace traditional Memorial Day events; rather, it is an act of national unity in which all Americans, alone or with family and friends, honor those who died in service to the United States.

And as for our Friday tangle, it appears I’m into the number 1 this week for some reason.

First 1+1, and now Sweet 101

Sweet 101 is another fun tangle from Texas CZT Sandy Hunter, and this is her 14th tangle on the site! All excellent ones to have in your tangle arsenal.

Sandy writes,

Recently I’ve been thinking about my past life as a cookie decorator. I’m not sure there’s anything I haven’t drawn on a cookie.

But the most popular thing we sold was plain iced cookies. Because they were relatively inexpensive, and they were GOOD.

It’s those cookies that have inspired this pattern, SWEET 101.

First, you draw the cookie – a circle. Then, you add the icing- a wavy line within the circle, which is as parallel to the lines of the circle as a wavy line can be.

Yummy cookies and icing auras, can’t think of a better way to go! (Add chocolate chips, maybe?)

Sandy illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Sweet 101 here on her blog where she demonstrates it as both an amorphous-shaped filler tangle noting, “When I played with filling in the negative space, interesting things began to happen. I also added a single aura to pull it all together“, as well as the simple ribbon-style I used for my example.

As you enjoy any of the tangles on the site, please leave a comment of thanks and encouragement to show the artists you appreciate them for sharing their creativity to inspire yours.

Check out the tag sandyh for more of Sandy’s tangles on TanglePatterns.com.

Safe travels and happy times wished for all whether you’re observing the Memorial Day holiday or not. Have a Sweet 101! 😉

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