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

Shading Aura-Leah

Shading Aura-Leah

Learn to create great shading on Zentangle® • enioken.com

Learn to create great shading on Zentangle® • enioken.com

This artwork is a self-project created as part of an exercise for a Zentangle® shading tutorial I developed in March 2015. The instruction ebook has 22 pages and 38 Illustrations, showing each shading component needed to make Aura-Leah look incredibly three-dimensional.

If you're interested in getting the ebook, learn more about it here: Shading AuraLeah

 

Learn to create great shading on Zentangle® • enioken.com

Learn to create great shading on Zentangle® • enioken.com

Watch a video on how to shade Aura-Leah:

Images and Tutorial Copyright 2015 Eni Oken.

According to TanglePatterns.com (a wonderful library!!!), this tangle was named by South Africa’s Carla du Preez. Find a step-out instruction for the line art here.

Crescent Moon Study and Composition

Crescent Moon Study and Composition