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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.

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Certified Zentangle® Teacher

Steps Challenge

Steps 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

In the midst of the Gem Craze, I stopped for a second to take a peek at the LOVELY tangle by Helen Williams, Steps. This is my picture for the Shading Zentangle® Facebook group challenge for Steps.

Here is a short progression showing the stages of shading:

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
Purple and Green Gems

Purple and Green Gems

It's here - the Shading Smooth Gemstones ebook!

It's here - the Shading Smooth Gemstones ebook!