|“One Zentangle A Day is a beautiful interactive book teaching the principles of Zentangles as well as offering fun, related drawing exercises. Zentangles are a new trend in the drawing and paper arts world. The concept was started by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas as a way to practice focus and meditation through drawing, by using repetitive lines, marks, circles, and shapes. Each mark is called a “tangle,” and you combine various tangles into patterns to create “tiles” or small square drawings. This step-by-step book is divided into 6 chapters, each with 7 daily exercises. Each exercise includes new tangles to draw in sketchbooks or on tiepolo (an Italian-made paper), teaches daily tile design, and offers tips on related art principles, and contains an inspirational “ZIA” (Zentangle Inspired Art) project on a tile that incorporates patterns, art principals, and new techniques.”|
I haven’t been using it every single day, instead I’ve been reading it and practicing the patterns in the my sketchbook (pictured above).
As I mentioned at the beginning of this review, I have nothing bad to say about this book. It’s perfect in my opinion. Beckah Krahula has written a wonderful book full of gorgeous patterns and helpful tutorials.
If you want more zentanlge inspiration, maybe check out 500 Tangled Artworks: A Showcase of Inspired Illustrated Designs, which is also by Beckah Krahula . I reviewed that book too if you want to know what I though about it, click here.
*I was compensated for this post with a copy of the book, but opinions are my own!