Monday, October 24, 2016

Zentangle® 'NZeppel, Flux, Tagh, and an Inchie

The challenge, #290, from I am the Diva, is to use just 'NZeppel and Flux. I though it might be nice to use Flux as the string and fill with the 'NZeppel. I used a Renaissance tile, Polychromos pencils, and charcoal in white and brown.
The focus tangle for Square One on Facebook this week is Tagh.
And the prompt word for Every Inchie Monday is Pirates. This was a fun one to research. I found that there were several famous women pirates. I was most intrigued by a pair that became good friends, Anne Bonny and Mary Reed. The interesting thing was that both of these women were brought up as boys.



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  1. Amazing artwork and such a jolly inchie

    Love Chrissie xx

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    1. Thanks Chrissie. Good thing I'm not a boat builder LOL!

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  2. Awesome your Diva, great idea to integrate Nzepple in Flux. Beautiful. I like your tagh too.

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    1. I always enjoy putting tangles inside of tangles, Carmela. Thanks!

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  3. I do like your pirate ship! Hope they don't make too many people walk the plank though lol.

    Sally

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  4. Wonderful idea to integrate 'Nzeppl in Flux and nice colours :-) Gudrun S.

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    1. Hi, Cheryl! Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment!

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  6. A beautiful and original Diva's tile with cheerful colors and an interesting story to read, thanks Jean for sharing and I do like your INchie of the Pirateship!

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    1. I have always loved brown and blue together, Ria. Thanks for your sweet comments.

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  7. love your inchie research Jean, I knew about Anne Bonny (from the movies, I'm a classic movie addict) but not the other and not about them being raised as boys. Great ship

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    1. I didn't know about a movie, Kia. I really just want all pirates to look like Johnny Depp LOL!

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  8. Always an interesting post along with talented work - your Diva work is great and I love your pirate ship.

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  9. I love your Inchie square-sail pirate ship. Those women pirates must have been some tough cookies. And your Tagh is great - I like the part that's going off on its own direction. And then there's the Diva Challenge tile - It turned out beautiful. It all looks so rounded and the colors are great. I thought about doing the 'Nzeppel inside the Flux, but when I got going something else happened. LOL Again, so much fun to see what you've done.

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    1. I can't even imagine how tough those women must have been,Melena. But, at that time, I think life was tough for all women. Don't you just love when you think your tangles should do a certain thing and you wind up with something else? My favorite LOL!

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  10. Wow Jean, that NZeppel inside Flux is gorgeous!!!

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  11. Great pirate ship. Yo ho ho and a bottle of ... The Diva Challenge is really beautiful!

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    1. Oh, I'd love a old rum and coke, Melissa. But, I have developed an allergy to alcohol! Have you ever heard of something so very silly? Sigh......

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  12. Good idea to mix the two patterns ! Pretty tile

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  13. Love the tangles, the colour on the first one makes it special, the second one looks a bit like wonky gravestones, and very effective. The pirate ship made me smile, and yes I agree with you about you not being a ship builder, both those masts would fall over before it set sail. Very brave of you to put a whole ship on an inch. xx

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    1. You are so sweet, Wendy, but you are the one who is a master of filling an inch! Your inchies always amaze me. Yes, I can hardly scotch tape anything together securely. My boys always laugh and say there is no need for me to put my name on gifts as they can tell by the way it is wrapped...poorly HaHa! No ship building for either of us I guess :)

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  14. Lovely challenge tile, and I love the color! Aye Matey! Great inchie!

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  15. LOVE your Diva challenge! The random blue Nzeppel is awesome inside the flux string! Your Tagh is pretty neat too!

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    1. Thank you, Sue. I knew Rick and Maria had different styles for Mooka, but had forgotten that it was so for Flux. It was nice to be reminded of that. This was a fun challenge!

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  16. My favorite is your amazing diva tile! I love the composition and the beautiful color!

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  17. Such a big boat on such a small inchie. Love your pirate inchie and the research you did.

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    1. Thanks, Trillian. I am not happy when I am not learning something new, so these inchies are good for me :)

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  18. Wow, your Flux-Nzeppel is just gorgeous! Wonderful the touch of blue!

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  19. Your diva challenge tile has such a pretty glow to it. And the tagh piece is Halloweeny, looking like a graveyard. Nice work.

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    1. LOL, HeidiSue! You're right. Must be on my mind :)

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  20. Love how you put your n zeppel Inside the flux! And that hint of blue on each, like a pretty flower garden. Clever and lovely!

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    1. I thought it was original, Beck, but I have actually seen a lot of people who did the same thing. Each one does look different though. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  21. These are all fun but the Diva tile is fabulous. I wanted to put the Nzeppel inside Flux but couldn't make it work somehow. Yours is excellent.

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    1. Maria showed how to use 'NZeppel in a "wonky" way too, Magrat. Do try it again. It's fun to be able to squeeze it into unusual spaces.

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  22. Beautiful! I especially like the combination of brown and blue, plus the white highlights add so much.

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  23. I love your use of Flux as the string for 'Nzeppel! All of your tiles are so nicely done.

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  24. brilliant idea for a duotangle. Wonderful tiles! And I love that little Pirateboot, too!

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  25. I love your `Nzeppel in Flux and the colours are great!

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  26. I LOVE your Diva tile with your Flux being filled with 'NZeppel. What a neat idea! Love the bit of color you used in it too. Tagh looks great and I agree with Heidi...it really does look like headstones. As always, I love your inchie and your research each week. It is always interesting and I really like your little pirate ship!

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    1. You are so sweet, Lezli, to read everything, even the comments. Thank you!

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