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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

W2 Challenge

W2 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

This was a challenge, alright! This deceivingly simply tangle W2 was a pain to get right. It seems so straightforward! I kept loosing track of what I was doing. Finally after a few failed attempts at understanding the tangle, I got one sketch down:

Ok, I'm ready for a tile... Or so I thought!

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

Suddenly, something magical happened. As I was twisting and turning the weave, something clicked and I could just make the weave happen. I LOVE the way this turned out, and would probably use it again.

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

Bristol smooth tile 3.5 inches, black ink, H and HB pencil shading.

Copyright 2015 Eni Oken

 

Still on W2

Still on W2

Rectangular Frame for Square Tile

Rectangular Frame for Square Tile