Many thanks to Margaret Bremner, Certified Zentangle Teacher, for sharing her process for this series of drawings. (I especially love how she began them with washes.) For more inspiration, visit her website, Enthusiastic Artist.
I started five tiles to give both myself, and the person who wants one, some options. I used Winsor-Newton watercolor markers to do colored washes. Here they are, barely begun.
Frequently I identify the roof shapes first. That seems to place the building for me. After that, I focused on the skies and vegetation. Some moons and suns and clouds also appeared.
Here, the ink drawing is nearing completion.
And here they are, all done, shaded and fine-tuned. Of course, I like some better than others; that’s always the way. The one at the top right has been claimed and will be on it’s way once I mount it on canvas and paint the surround.
Final note: here are two, mounted, painted, and ready to hang:
|‘Like Night and Day’ and ‘Always Welcome’|