Amy Broady is the guest post for The Diva's weekly challenge #257. The challenge was to include a metallic feature in your tangled art. If you didn't see the challenge, check out her example...it's gorgeous!
here and here) and thought I'd have a go at imitating metal with the markers. To achieve this look, I blended 4 different cool grays along with the colorless blender. At least until I ran out of one marker, Yikes! So one side is blended more smoothly than the other, but the striping actually helps with the illusion. I had intended to tangle in the cylinder but once colored, I thought it best to excercise the Less is More motto. I think it's just right with Bijou and just the corner of my tangle Skwim. This is the perfect size for an A2 card front, if I can ever part with it!
I sketched out the cylinder in pencil on Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock from Crafter's Companion before committing to ink. Today, all the ink used was Copic brand, including using multiliners in cool gray and olive. All the shading is done with markers, no graphite shading today.
If you're in the Vancouver, Washington USA area and are interested in learning the Zentangle® method, check out the "Take a Class!" tab above as I have openings in this Sunday's class!
Have a great week!