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How to draw MARY JJ

Zentangle pattern: Mary JJ. 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.Welcome to another brand new week, just full of potential and possibilities. I know I’m excited to see what’s ahead!

Just part of the fun of hearing from tangling friends who have submitted tangles in the past is not only the pleasure of hearing from them again but also being reminded of their prior contributions to our ever-growing Zentangle® resource.

Such is the case with California CZT Cheryl Wilson and her easy new ribbon-style tangle Mary JJ.

Cheryl’s earlier tangles are the fun Kandy Ribnz and festive Meriberries.

Cheryl writes that she was tangling with “Jenny and Jesse, darling nieces of the divine Katie Wolff“. One of the two young ladies said, “Remember when Mom showed us this one?” and proceeded to sketch this pattern.

So Cheryl put together the deconstruction for us all to enjoy exploring, “I named it for their mom, Mary, and for them, Jenny and Jesse: Mary JJ.”

For my example of Mary JJ I added a few tangle enhancers: an inner aura, some perfs, and some rounding … might have gotten a little carried away 🙂

Cheryl illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Mary JJ here on her blog where she features it in three beautiful Zentangle tiles (click on the image for an enlarged version). Be sure to check out Cheryl’s lovely oil paintings: “My great love is oil painting, and I have included some samples on my website. To see a more complete collection, please visit my blog.

As you enjoy any of the tangles on the site, please leave a comment of thanks and encouragement to show the artists you appreciate them for sharing their creativity to inspire yours. Your comment helps motivate them to continue to share!

Check out the tag cherylw for more of Cheryl’s tangles on TanglePatterns.com.

May your week be an an exciting one!

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