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How to draw C-RENDIPITY

Zentangle pattern: C-rendipity. 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 odd and curious how tangles often appear in “sets”, it’s like a common wavelength is winding around out there or something.

On Friday we explored Judy Okawa’s intriguing Cee tangle, composed of C-curve shapes combined to produce a variety of interesting and unusual results.

Today we’re adding CZT Veena Arun’s C-rendipity which is also composed of the elemental curve C shapes. And it’s an entirely different tangle. Earlier this year Veena shared her pretty Zari tangle with us.

The elemental strokes of a tangle in ZentangleFor those who aren’t familiar with Zentangle’s elemental strokes for deconstructing a pattern to be drawn as a tangle,

Usually the number of elemental strokes needed are 3 or less. Often, you only need one or two.

By ‘elemental strokes’ we mean a dot, a straight(-ish) line, a curve (like a parenthesis), a reverse curve (like an ‘S’), and an orb or circle.“ ~ from the Zentangle blog

For an ingenious example of these elemental strokes used together as a tangle, be sure to check out CZT® Mina Hsiao’s Dicso. (Not disco!)

Veena illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing C-rendipity here on her blog where she demonstrates it in two examples showing two variations. The first is a very simple monotangle using rounding, one of six tangle enhancers, and the second is a duotangle including a webbed version of the Zentangle®-original Finery.

On this page Veena also posted an image of a page from her journal where she explores several different tangleations of C-rendipity to explore.

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8 comments to How to draw C-RENDIPITY

  • Judy O.

    I love how your tangle C-rendipity allows for so many different variations! I especially like your first tile, with the vertical format – the pattern seems to flow – And what a great name for the pattern!

  • Susan K Pundt

    Love C-Rendipity…and the way it looks can vary so widely.

  • Melena

    Veena, this is a great tangle and I like all the variations. You’ve been busy! 😀 C-Rendipity will be fun to play with. Thanks for sharing.

  • Rosemary Turpin

    I just LOVE this tangle – I`m going to have some fun with it. I also like Linda`s little added “dotted diamond” which fille in that little space very nicely if you want to! Thank you so much for this tangle, Veena!

  • I agree with Rosemary, this is a wonderful,original tangle and me too like the dotted diamond by Linda. Thank you very much Veena.

  • Tomàs Padrós

    This is a great tangle for my taste. I’ll try. What a great inspiration you have had, Veena. Congratulations!

  • Elizabeth

    Oh my goodness! This is an amazing tangle! Thank you for sharing it. I am in love with all of the variations of this tangle!!

  • Donna Lynne Strong Brott

    I’ve been so inspired by this tangle, C-rendipity??? She’s really fun to play explore! Thank you for sharing C-rendipity with us! You’re a gem!!

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