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How to draw PETAL PUSHER

Zentangle pattern: Petal Pusher. 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 been a little while since we’ve had a tangle from California tangler Barbara Finwall, although she’s shared quite a few strings with us. You can find all of Barbara’s contributions to our Zentangle® resources by putting her name in the search box at the top right of any page.

Petal Pusher is a great “Spring” tangle to start out our week. Hopefully there are lots of Spring petals pushing their little green sprouts up and out in your area of the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere it’s Autumn and all of Mother Nature’s continuous wonder that that entails.

Barbara illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Petal Pusher below and features it in a lovely monotangle with some eye-catching variations.

Zentangle pattern: Petal Pusher. Image © the artist 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.

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For example a single grid tangle square (or “seed”, or "fragment") can be penciled on your tile then you can tangle in the sections created. As Bijou says, “Sometimes I even leave a section blank; which is occasionally my best choice!

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