Hi there!

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

Heart #2

This whimsical heart is heavily influenced by doodle patterns. In recent years, a wonderful new movement led by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas has re-vitalized doodle art through their meditative drawing method named Zentangle(R). As a huge fanatic of ornamental patterns and line art, it is a joy to see a new appreciation for this type of drawing. The line art was created in ink pen over paper, then scanned in and painted using a digital painting app.

Notice how the original was sketched reversed. In the end, I thought it looked better with the heart on the left side. What do you think?

Note: Zentagle(R) Method is a trademark of the name and the teaching method, NOT the style of drawing or the patterns, which cannot be copyrighted.

"Heart" - 2014 - Ink over paper and Digital painting

Copyright 2014 Eni Oken

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