Jewels for Joey
Challenge #100 from Made by Joey
Joey's challenge was to use the provided string, your choice of patterns and to put Bijou, the official Zentangle mascot, somewhere on the tile. To celebrate Made by Joey's 100th Weekly Challenge, I made Joey some bijoux with a hidden Bijou.
Diva Challenge #255-Ghosts of Tangles Past
Dig up an old tile from your beginner archives and use it as inspiration to create a new piece with all of your mad skills. I'm fairly certain that this was one of the first tiles I ever made. I never dated anything but I found this one dated and I was actually surprised that it went back that far. I can't believe I lurked around for a year before I started this blog.
Fast forward to this morning...I used the same string and the same patterns on a watercolor "Renaissance" tile. Yeah...it's a bit over-worked and took forever but it was fun exploring some new techniques and playing around with different tools. This is what the tile looked like before:
note to self: leave more paper showing next time;-P
like this. Thanks to Jennifer Sparrow for that inspiration.
Here's the link to the post where I did the watercolor background tutorial.
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