Baton and friends

Last week I was searching all over the place to find the name of a woven tangle which was so fun and relaxing to create. Some said it was Shattuck, others said Ragz. I finally settled for Baton, deconstructed by Carole Ohl, because I constructed it the same way. 

I created two more tiles using Baton and some other tangles. 

1) Baton, Schiefer and Strata

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(In case you're wondering about the super dark and uncharacteristic signature, it's just a bit of ink mess I made while inking the edge. Nothing like dark ink to make paint splatters go away!)

Here is the line-art: 

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2) Baton, Pufcookie, Narwal and Sez

I'm getting into the habit of adding some "Zen Thoughts" to my tiles. This is especially useful if I'm having a bad hair day and need some affirmation. This tile is a bit on the dark side, and I think the tile reflects that feeling. Aesthetically speaking, I'm really don't care for it much, but I like that the tile reminds me of thoughts and events that are now part of the past. I also found immense calm and relief creating it, painstakingly inking between the letters. I love that Zentangle can do that for me, even when the tile results are not.... exactly pleasing! :-)

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Looks like bad pizza, LOL! 

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Here is the line-art:

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Lesson learned: when you're having a bad hair day, your tiles reflect that!

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