Thursday, September 26, 2013

Circles and Squares

"The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet."
Andy Warhol


This week's Diva challenge was to do a duotangle (a Zentangle using two tangle patterns), with Knightsbridge (checkerboard) and Tipple (circles). A study in opposites, squares and circles. 

My first try was a traditional Zentangle with some variations of Knightsbridge along with Tipple interspersed between the squares. But it was much too busy looking and just didn't live up to my expectations.

So I decided to give it another try using a totally different approach. I began with the Auraknot pattern as my string and filled the bands with alternating rows of Knightsbridge and Tipple. After adding a little extra Tipple and some shading I was finished, and much more satisfied with this tile.



18 comments:

  1. Wow, this one looks complicated. Nice work.

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    1. Thanks Jean. It's not really as complicated as it looks.

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  2. Wonderful interpretation of this challenge!

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  3. Love your shape - very creative idea! NancyD

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    1. Thanks Nancy. After doing the first one that I didn't like I needed to get more creative!

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  4. Your tile is amazing and you can tell how much work you put into it. Really nice!

    Keep on tanglin',

    Jacque Solomon
    www.tanglebright.com

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  5. This has been a lot of work I think. Very lovely

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  6. This is very nice. I like the mixture of circles and squares

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  7. Oh gosh what a perfect mix of tangles! Beautifully drawn!

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  8. Great use of Auraknot with Knightsbridge, perfect solution!

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