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An easy and elegant technique for creating hand-made greeting cards

Zenspirations Greeting CardJust in time for Mother’s Day!

Many of us love the Zenspirations dangle designs and patterning techniques of calligrapher and artist Joanne Fink and her earlier videos are very popular viewing. As they have been doing with all their earlier Zentangle®-related titles, Design Originals have released a workbook edition of Joanne’s Zenspirations Dangle Designs book.

Today in this video produced by Sakura, Joanne demonstrates how to use her Zenspirations dangle designs to create a lovely hand made greeting card. Joanne creates a beautiful Birthday card for her Mom, but you can translate her advice and techniques to any hand made greeting card and produce lovely results.

In the video Joanne features the following tools:

Joanne also shares personal design preferences gained over her considerable years of experience to achieve a pleasing result. Be sure to take notes for any of your future design projects.

Wishing everyone a very beautiful, blessed and Happy Mother’s Day!

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12 comments to An easy and elegant technique for creating hand-made greeting cards

  • Suzen

    Ohhhhh, I want to go play now! I have the Zensperations book but watching it done is even more inspiring!

  • mary beth white

    Zenspirations is a great booklet. I use it a lot for making bookmarks.

  • *Manja*

    Sehr schön! Danke!
    Schönen Abend,*Manja*

  • Shirley

    great demo. I love the dangles. I’m inspired now.

  • Gunnel

    Loved it, will have to get the book. Inspiration is, what is needed all the time, because I have not got that artistic side in me….Thanks for sharing…

  • Annette

    Joanne -You are a gift to the Zentangle world!!! Thank you so much for your creativity and willingness to share -you have made me one happy camper and reduced anxiety levels for many who have the urge to create but are not sure how! Blessings! Annette

  • Lynnette Ward

    The Kiwi children in my art classes down here in New Zealand love to dangle using your videos for inspiration.

  • Hi there. I really enjoyed this tutorial, so much so that I kept on playing it while I tried it out on a card for my new grandchild – due any time now. And it worked. Not to Joanne’s standard, of course, but it worked nonetheless.
    Thank you again, loved it.

  • Sandra

    Thank you for this awesome tutorial! I cannot wait to try out your new dangles 🙂

  • Linda Farmer, CZT

    Recovered comments that were accidentally deleted:

    6/16/2014

    Annette Shaffer – This is just such a fun and relaxing art form, I have found that you can be as creative as you want and it still looks fantastic, I have been having a lot of fun with this technique.

    6/26/2014

    deborah smith – love all of your ideas.

  • Jeanne Squires

    Thank you so much Linda farmer and team at Tangle Patterns.com. I am a new addict to this amzing and peace inspiring art form. I am a writer and interested in working at tangle art to give my brain some meditative rest and also inspiration. again thank you, so inspiring thus far.

    • Linda Farmer, CZT

      Hi Jeanne and welcome! I’m very flattered you think there is a team behind TanglePatterns, but it’s just me 🙂

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