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How to draw TRIUMPH

Zentangle pattern: Triumph. 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.HAPPY Monday, folks. So lovely to see you again 🙂

Not only are we starting the week with a fun tangle but for the first time in a long, long while we’re also going forward with hope and joy. And doesn’t it feel absolutely wonderful!

As our President-Elect Biden urges us, “Spread the faith.”

Today’s sweet and easy Triumph tangle is from South African CZT Milde Weiss.

Milde became grounded in the USA this Spring when she was visiting her children and grandchildren in the Carolinas and COVID-19 restrictions prevented her from returning home to South Africa.

I’ve got many hours to fill!” she says, and she came up with some tangles to share.

Triumph is one of these creations and it’s her 10th fun tangle on the site.

Milde writes,

While looking at pictures my son snapped at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, I saw some eye-catching metal spirals.

This tangle, “triumph” is the result of playing around with it.

The basic unit consists of an orb within an orb, with spirals around the inner orb and straight or curved lines segmenting the outer orb.

These double orbs can be linked in different ways, as per my examples.

Milde illustrates the easy-easy-easy step-by-step instructions for drawing Triumph below. Her tile above includes the Zentangle®-original ‘Nzeppel and a simple variation to play with along with the examples of how to link them.

How to draw the Zentangle pattern Triumph, tangle and deconstruction by Milde Weiss. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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