This article first appeared on ARHtistic License last December.
For the last month, I’ve been zentangling Christmas themes. The Facebook Zentangle group I’m a member of, Tangle All Around, spent two weeks designing wreaths. Here’s one I made using the pattern Twistee:
This one uses Riki Tiki and Onomato:
For this one, I made multiple auras around each letter of Merry Christmas:
I think Verdigogh is just screaming that it wants to be a Christmas wreath. Here are two attempts:
Below is my favorite wreath, made from Flux:
I don’t remember the name of this pattern, but I kind of adapted it to make it lacy:
This wreath was made from Golven:
I thought it looked a little plain, though, so I added some color, which made it look more festive:
What do you think? I kind of like the original better.
After the wreath challenge ended, I tried a tree made from Twistee and Snow Flower:
And I decorated some origami stars:
I don’t know all the names of the patterns used below (or if they even have names), but one is a variation of printemps and one is static:
And some of the patterns used below are Muzic, Keeko, Heartline, Printemps, and Shattuck.
Now it’s your turn. Have you done any Christmas art this year, or made any presents? If you’ve posted any online, please leave a link in the comments below so we can see.
I wish you a blessed Christmas and a happy new year.