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

It's here - the Shading Smooth Gemstones ebook!

It's here - the Shading Smooth Gemstones ebook!

Motivated by the wonderful "Gemstone Challenge" on the Shading Zentangle Facebook group, I'm writing at the speed of light a new ebook on how to shade and color smooth glassy gemstones. Here's the potential cover:

Learn to color and shade smooth glassy gemstones
Learn to color and shade smooth glassy gemstones

Follow this link to get the ebook: http://www.enioken.com/3dtangle/gemstones

The challenge was inspired by the glorious work by Kae Yoshino, who posted a couple of tutorials on how she draws her own gems.

You can also check out my Pinterest board "Drawing Gemstones" which has many online free tutorials.

Steps Challenge

Steps Challenge

Gemmy gems

Gemmy gems