Thursday, May 21, 2015

Tangle U ~

I recently attended Tangle U, which is an annual continuing education conference for Certified Zentangle Teachers. We had 3 days packed with classes, ideas, inspiration, and friendship~ what a combination! The classes were all taught by CZT's, and I came home with SO many techniques and ideas that I want to work on and share with my students!
In addition to the classes you see posted here, there were wonderful presentations by Amy Broady (Tangle Tales ~ great information on how many of her tangle came to life), Kate Lamontagne (making a dream catcher , using Prismacolor pencil techniques), Suzanne McNeill (watercolor and tangling with "Beauty in Blue"), and Brenda Shaver (Teaching the Challenging class), and Patricia Carney (Tangled Goddesses). I wish I could have attended them ALL . . . but it's a trick to be three places at once! Needless to say, there was endless inspiration. In upcoming posts, I'll share how I've used all of this new knowledge!

Elaine Huffman introducing Anne Grasso before
Anne's class on Mindfulness with Zendalas.

The birth of a Zendala!

Minette Riordan teaching her Zentangle Business class.

"It's good to be a Diva!" with Terri Oliver Young

Shawn Hayden, myself, Pat Mathes, Sue Clark, and Dorian Eng.
Zentangle does attract some of the most wonderful people!
                                           A mosaic of Zentangle tiles inspired by Talavera tiles of the Southwest.
Maria Vennekens teaching the Travel book class.

This is the travel book we made in Maria's class.
The hold Zentangle tiles and pens, and
 are based on Chinese sewing kits.

Karen Sandoval having a "WOW" moment .
Don't you just LOVE those??

Karin Tarter showing her "Zentangle-inspired" tote.

Sharla Hicks teaching her beautiful botanical style
with "Mooka Blues".

My first "Mooka blues" tile!

Tim and I performed music for the Saturday night banquet.