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

Ixorus Challenge

Ixorus Challenge

Learn how to create great shading with Eni Oken's ebooks • enioken.com
Learn how to create great shading with Eni Oken's ebooks • enioken.com

I love Ixorus! What a fun tangle to work with, it produces very organic results. Here is my tile for the Shading Zentangle Facebook group challenge:

And here you can see the line art partially worked:

Learn how to create great shading with Eni Oken's ebooks • enioken.com
Learn how to create great shading with Eni Oken's ebooks • enioken.com

And the line art complete:

Learn how to create great shading with Eni Oken's ebooks • enioken.com
Learn how to create great shading with Eni Oken's ebooks • enioken.com
Ixorus in Blue with gems

Ixorus in Blue with gems

3D Shadow Tile

3D Shadow Tile