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How to draw WANDW

Zentangle pattern: Wandw. 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.On this last tangle day of February, Taiwan CZT Hsin-Ya Hsu shares Wandw with us. This is her 11th tangle on the site.

Wandw is a variation of the Zentangle®-original Tagh tangle, where Wandw has space between the arc shapes. Both are examples of what are often referred to as a scale pattern:

Design created with overlapping arcs. Also called clamshells. Encountered in many cultures through the millennia.

Hsyin-Ya writes that Wandw was inspired by this image of a pearl in a clamshell:

She incorporates the pearl shape into her Wandw tangle. (In my example the pearl got a little lost in my embellishing so it ended up more Tagh-like than I intended.)

Hsin-Ya illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Wandw below and she includes it in a monotangle with some excellent 3D shading.

How to draw the Zentangle pattern Wandw, tangle and deconstruction by Hsin-Ya Hsu. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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