August 30, 2013

Zentangle Baby ...

Hi Everybody,

Some time ago I added this lovely baby from   Mo's Digital Pencil that I had colored .... and not  quite made into a card ...  yet !

But just for a change I thought I would do something a little different with Baby  Fairy Kiki

So yesterday I got out the fine liner pens that I have and I just sat and played.

It took me about two hours to do this Zentangle pattern ... but what a relaxing way to spend some time.

I started by adding the outline of some clothes to the body and then broke it up into sections to make it easier.

I stayed with the same pattern for the little outfit but I tried some different ones for the wings and her hat.

And I have to say that I was quite pleased with my self at the end ... because this is the first time I have tried Zentangle on a digital image.

It won't be the last time as I really enjoyed myself doing this and finishing it into a card.


Once the pattern was added I used my Spectrum Noir pens to color it in and I added the shadows to the clothes just as I would with the original image.

Then once the skin was colored the whole picture was magic.  Hope you like ...

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx



17 comments:

  1. Hi Christina I bought the pens a couple of months ago to have a try at zentangle but needless to say they are still in the packet! You've inspired me to get break the seal and have a go. xXx

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  2. Oh, how lovely. Cute and Adorable.
    Such a wonderful job you done in your coloring.
    ColleenB.
    Texas

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  3. Wow, this is amazing! I love it! It looks beautiful!
    Hugs,
    Simona

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  4. I likey, likey Christina! What a lovely way of dressing up an image. Thanks for sharing. I assume Zentangle is the name you give for the patterns you have added??

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  5. Such a beautiful image normally, but to zentangle is absolutely brilliant. Love it xxx

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  6. I just absolutely love this image Christina, I have it in my stamps but have never got round to using it. I absolutely love your Zentangle, again something I really have to try out. My list is getting longer by the minute, I am so far behind with everything.:-( Hugs, Jen xx
    Krafty Keepsakes

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  7. What a pretty image. What a difference you have made to the original image with time, patience and, of course, you wonderful expertise. Absolutely gorgeous.
    Hugs, Jenny C

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  8. Wow Christina,That is really great

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  9. Fabulous example...you are very talented.

    Crafting hugs

    Sheila

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  10. Wow Christina... how creative. The image is gorgeous but the zentangling is inspirational. tfs
    Hugs
    Heather W
    x

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  11. Hi Christina. Just love this. I too love Zentangle, keeps me quiet all evening,lol.
    Thanks for all the inspiration, and not forgetting the FilmCrew. Crafty Hugs. Kizzy. x

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  12. Sounds like you had fun doing this, looks really effective.

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  13. Wow Christina your zentagle clothes on this beautiful image look amazing, how clever of you xx

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  14. I need your help, I was sent to you blog by Want 2 Scrap, they said you were the queen of placing bling where you want it. I am very frustrated trying to put those lovely designs where I want them without them sticking together, getting messed up and ending in a big pretty ball. any help? thanks

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  15. Like???? More like LOVE! What an incredible difference this makes to the same image! Please please please Christina could we have one of your amazing tutorials on this technique!

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  16. Wonderful card! I love the way you used the pens and I understand how relaxing coloring can be.

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  17. What a beautiful card! Love the zentangle work!!

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