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How to draw SHORELY

Zentangle pattern: Shorely. Image © Linda Farmer and 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.Another easy ribbon-style tangle to add to your repertoire! From straight strokes on Monday to curvy ones today …

Shorely is a recent tangle from Pennsylvania CZT Suzanne Fluhr, it joins several others of Suzanne’s on the site.

Shorely was inspired by a pretty flower Suzanne had espied and its name comes from the fact she deconstructed the steps for Shorely when visiting the shore town of Brigantine NJ.

I borrowed this photo from Suzanne to add a little color coordination to the page 😉 , it being the flower that inspired Suzanne’s new Shorely tangle. To view it in its full majesty, click on the image on Suzanne’s page.

As Suzanne explains, many folks in the northeast of the USA refer to what the rest of us would call a trip to the beach, as “we go down the shore”.

She notes, “Shorely can be ‘tangleationized’ into all sorts of looks and combines nicely with other tangles.”

Suzanne illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Shorely here on her blog where she features it in pretty Zentangle®-inspired pieces together with her Aloha tangle.

Shorely you’ll have fun with this one!

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4 comments to How to draw SHORELY

  • Joyce Blodgett

    Fun tangle, and I “got it right” the very first time around! That so seldom happens, this felt as if I’d struck Zentangle gold :-). I usually have to work hard for days to get even one pattern “right,” so I often end up with a variation that pretty much becomes a pattern of my own. Just don’t seem to have the correct eye-brain-hand communication, I guess, though my EYES and BRAIN see the patterns as they’re drawn. Fingers just want to dance to their own tune, maybe…?

  • This one calls to me! Looking forward to drawing it during my daily tangle time. 😀

  • Sharon Wrench, czt

    Very pretty pattern! I love your example. This will fit into smaller areas nicely. Thank you so much for sharing. Amen

  • Anna

    Love it, so pretty, not difficult, hugely adaptable and so easy to use in any space. I shall be using this pattern a lot. Thank you Suzanne!

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