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I'm Eni Oken, artist and author of hundreds of articles, tutorials and books in print and online. For over 30 years I've explored art, color theory, fantasy and ornamental design.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

YOJ 2005 Week 31

The theme for this week is "Calligraphy", and following tradition, I created something that has nothing to do with it! I've been experimenting with a slightly different technique of gathering clusters of beads together, as seen also in week 29. This time, I combined some great teal-green tourmaline beads which I have been dying to play with.

The pendant is not small -- it measures 2 inches high, including the bail. Notice the invariable critter crawling on the pendant, this time a little sea turtle. What I liked about this piece is that it is quite substantial, that is, it feels pretty heavy.

YOJ 2005 Week 32

YOJ 2005 Week 30