Flux Zendala

Create a beautiful, simple piece of art on a round Renaissance tan tile using brown and black ink. We will be drawing the Flux pattern. The round tile is called a Zendala. Come and join in the fun!

Clipboard Zentangle Project

In this class we will use fragments and some fun tangle designs that will embellish and beautify this project. Students will learn ways to combine a variety of tangle patterns using black and brown ink and highlighting with a white charcoal and graphite pencil. This class is a great way to incorporate the meditative and creative aspect of this art form. This is an intermediate class.

Tangle Recipes

In this class students will gain an understanding of tangle types, ways to achieve balance of patterns, and methods of adding tangle enhancers and embellishments to their Zentangle tiles.  Get ready to mix, match and tangle as we learn to combine patterns in the Tangle Recipes Class.

For returning students only.  Students, please bring your Zentangle Kit with you and a pair of scissors.

This Lesson was created by Nancy Domnauer, CZT 18 at Line Dot Calm.

Living on the Grid

Come to learn some new designs in our Zentangle Living on the Grid class where all the designs will be constructed from grids.  Students will learn ways to combine a variety of beautiful tangle patterns, techniques for shading their artwork, and ways to incorporate the meditative aspect of this art form into their Zentangle practice.

Dynamic Dingbatz

Typically, a dingbats are a typographical symbol other than a letter or number, to add visual interest; to frame text or large initials.  In Zentangle, Dingbatz (with a “z”) are used in a similar way.  They are fun to draw using familiar Zentangle techniques, and they can add a little magic to just about any surface.

The beginning class is a prerequisite.For returning students, please bring your beginners kit. Contact me if you need to schedule the beginning class prior to taking this class. I will be glad to give you a private lesson teaching you the techniques and designs needed from the beginning class.

White on Black

In this White on Black Zentangle class, you will be taught fun and relaxing ways to create beautiful works of art using structured patterns that are easy to learn. You will be using a white pen and colored pencil on a black specialized tile instead of black ink on a white specialized tile. The beginning Zentangle class is preferred but not required to take this class. Join us and amaze yourself. 

Introduction to Zentangle®

This class is a requirement for most other Zentangle classes..

This is an introductory class to introduce you to and help you become acquainted with the Zentangle® drawing method.  Come and discover this new and creative patterned drawing art. This class is for those who have no previous art training or drawing experience as well as experienced folks who want to learn this specific technique. The Zentangle® Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images and mini works of art. Zentangle® was founded by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

Learn more about Zentangle® on our "What Is Zentangle" page (here).

This description is for the Kid’s Zentangle Class (ages 7-14) and the Introduction to Zentangle Class (ages 15 and up).

Washi Tape Beyond the Basics

I got this idea from my my friend, CZT Nancy Domnauer, from Line Dot Calm who came up with this class idea! We will use Washi Tape as our “string” (one of the 8 steps) to separate our tangle designs. This class allows participants to further develop their Zentangle practice. It's fun! It's relaxing!  Come learn some new designs in our Zentangle Beyond Basics class using Washi Tape. Students will learn ways to combine a variety of beautiful tangle patterns, and ways to incorporate the meditative aspect of this art form into their Zentangle art piece.  It’s fun! It’s relaxing! It helps increase your focus, creativity, relaxation, concentration, and so much more.

Organic Zentangles

This is an intermediate class for those who have completed the Introduction Class. You will experience the satisfaction of completing your own unique, finished piece of art using organic style tangles without too much structure and enjoy the meditative quality this wonderful art form has to offer.

Beyond the Basics

This Zentangle® class is for returning students. If you enjoyed the Introduction to Zentangle® class, our beginning class, then consider the Zentangle® Beyond Basics class where you will learn more tangles and how they fit together.   Each Beyond the Basics class teaches and covers different designs and techniques.  Be sure to bring your beginning Zentangle kit with you. 

 

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My Plate is Full

Come join in the magic of this class as we create different designs on smaller tiles called Bijou tiles (2 inch tile) and then assemble them together in a mosaic to form a "plate pattern".  It is very intriguing and rewarding!  Each section has different designs!

This is an intermediate class.  The beginning class is a prerequisite.   Please bring your beginners kit with you.

Contact us if you need to schedule the beginning class prior to taking this class.  We will be glad to give you a privte lesson teaching you the techniques and designs needed from the beginning class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Trip to Tripoli

This class is all about adjacent triangles and the wonderful surprises that we create within each triangle.  It’s a basic beginning lesson on Fragments which will stretch your creativity.

A Fragment is the design elements that is placed in the spaces, in this class-the triangles. The fragments can be rotated, mirrored, etc. to produce a variety of outcomes in a very simple and magical way.  This lesson is taught in a book titled, "Primer Vol. I" written by Zentangle®  founders, Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts.

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Demo at First Friday Event

Come join the creative community during this First Friday event offered by the Downtown Business Association.
We will be demoing and promoting our classes at the Bakersfield Art Association (aka: Bakersfield Art Center) at 1607 19th Street   Bakersfield, CA 93301.  Stop by to say hello so we can share our story with you.
The art gallery/center is a place where you can meet some of the artists and purchase art to hang in your home from our local artists. It is also a place where a variety of art classes are offered and we can tell you more about that when you come in to see us. Come feed your souls by creating something unique and special.
Just a side note-our art is now for sale in this art gallery!

Rockin' the Renaissance

In this class, we will introduce you to a fun and relaxing way to create beautiful works of art using structured patterns that are easy to learn on a tan-colored Zentangle® tile, not the traditional white tile. We will use more than just the black pen, what we use most in our classes, and the results are stunning! This is one of our favorite classes because everyone's artwork looks different but yet beautiful.  Come see what we are talking about!

The beginning Zentangle class is preferred but not required to take this class. However, a $5.00 charge will be added to your fee to cover the Beginners Kits which will include a Micron 01 pen, a graphite pencil, a tortillon, five white specialty Zentangle® tiles, an information sheet and a nice little muslin bag in which to store your kit. This will be the kit you will bring with you to future classes.

Bring a friend and CREATE something beautiful together! 

Introduction to Zentangle Class

This is an introductory class to introduce you to and help you become acquainted with the Zentangle® drawing method.  Come and discover this new and creative patterned drawing art. This class is for those who have no previous art training or drawing experience as well as experienced folks who want to learn this specific technique. The Zentangle® Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images and mini works of art. Zentangle® was founded by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

Learn more about Zentangle® on our "What Is Zentangle" page (here).

This description is for the Kid’s Zentangle Class (ages 7-14) and the Introduction to Zentangle Class (ages 15 and up).