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How to draw TRACK LIGHTING

Zentangle pattern: Track Lighting. 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.As we become more observant of the details in our daily surroundings, whether in nature or man-made, we learn that the inspiration for tangle patterns can be found pretty much anywhere.

Suzanne McNeill’s Track Lighting is based on observing an everyday object and then abstracting it to a non-objective structured pattern that can be viewed from any side. Non directional, non objective. Two or three simple strokes, repeated. The essence of a true tangle pattern.

This pattern is easy to draw and fun to play with the direction the “eyes” are looking.

Track Lighting appears in Suzanne’s book Zentangle 4 and she illustrates the steps for drawing it, here. UPDATE: Early in the Summer of 2014 Suzanne McNeill’s blog was removed and all the posts and images were lost, so this link no longer works.

Her site is being reconstructed as much as possible and until it’s available again, many of her patterns like Track Lighting can quite easily be figured out. Have fun challenging your Zentangle® deconstructing abilities!

Check out the tag suzannem for more of Suzanne’s patterns on TanglePatterns.com.

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2 comments to How to draw TRACK LIGHTING

  • Janine Barash

    That’s really cool!!!!! I have been looking for quite a while but this one caught my eye because it was out of the box.

  • Janine Barash

    Thank you. I am usually very shy about doing this but as I said this was really an interesting approach to a Zentangle.

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