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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.

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Aommes Tangle Rough Shading Studies

Aommes is a tangle by Cindy Angiel, a linear pattern which is quite difficult to shade properly because of the "diagonal" position of the planes. I've been working with it for a week now in rough sketches and cannot come to a conclusion about the right way to shade it. Here are some of those rough studies:

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Niuroda Shading Studies

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