Distressed Hearts a Flutter

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

I'm a bit jaded about using tangles with hearts -- drew too many in the past, I guess, but when I saw the challenge posted by Adele Bruno for "It's a String Thing #192", I was intrigued. 

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

It called to use a large swirly M string, which I created over this gorgeous distressed tile made by my friend Deb Correia: 

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

Using tangles Hearts-a-flutter (Leslie Goldberg), Warped Eggs (Livia Chua) and Msst (Maria Thomas). Here is the line-art.

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

Here is the final tile, after shading and colorizing:

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

I like the rainbow effect that came through the tile!

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

Here is another view for you to look at: 

 Learn how to create Zentangle over distressed tiles • enioken.com

If you are interested in learning how to colorize and shade distressed tiles, then consider getting my ebooks:

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