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How to draw AYAME

Zentangle pattern: Ayame. 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.Japanese CZT Emiko Kaneko shares her beautiful Ayame tangle with us today.

Ayame is her second tangle on the site, Kaas was her first.

Emiko writes,

This tangle can be drawn with simple strokes. Just draw like a leaf with a wavy lines, and add auras.

It’s a tangle created by accident while I was drawing without thinking about anything in particular.

It is beautiful to draw one or to draw continuously, and also interesting to change the size, variation and connections.

May is coming soon, so I decided on a three-petal May flower “Ayame”. “Ayame” is called “Iris “ in English. Don’t you think It kind of looks like Iris…..?

Incidentally, Flower language “Ayame“ has the meaning of message, hope, faith, friendship and wisdom.

All words of inspiration in these challenging times …

Emiko’s sample Zentangle® features Ayame together with the Zentangle-originals Mooka tendrils and some Purk-like orbs. [ I’m starting to get confused about what to call these orb-y things 🙂 ]

Emiko illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Ayame below where she features it in a gorgeous tile with some unique ideas for embellishments.

How to draw the Zentangle pattern Ayame, tangle and deconstruction by Emiko Kaneko. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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