Doodles & Tangles
Random doodles and tangles that don’t really fit into other categories.
Day 2 of Inktober Tangles 2021. So far, so good. Today’s tangle is Naaki by Nadine Roller, CZT. This one is a very versatile pattern, can be transformed in many different ways, but I decided to stick with the basics with just a couple of additional touches. I tried to add some color with pencils but unfortunately the green pencil is barely visible in the video, as you can see bellow, and in the photo of the finished drawing it looks yellow. Oh, well, I guess I’ll use darker colors in the future.
Here are two tiles featuring variations of tangle patterns Flux and Nymph. I colored them with pencils and found out I really enjoy working with pencils. Up until now I usually used pens to color in tangles, but I plan to use pencils much more often in the future.
A quick and fun small doodle that turned out quite nicely. I used a Staedtler Triplus Fineliner and for the finer lines and the dots I used a Faber-Castell pen, but any 0.1 fineliner will do just fine.
A zentangle design done with my favorite set of pens – the Faber-Castell PITT Artist Manga Pens, Shades of Gray set. The variety of hues provides opportunities for achieving interesting effects and can also be used for shading instead of pencils. If you, like me, occasionally have a hard time choosing the right colors for a drawing, you can always pick a couple of grey pens.
A full page tangle from my art journal that took a while to finish, but it turned out nice and was fun to do. It was a good piece for Inktober since I spent several days drawing it and practicing the repetitive triangular shapes and straight lines. It is very relaxing to do repetitive shapes and as usual I used Faber-Castell pens of various tip sizes.
An impromptu video I made by just setting up the camera and doodling without any preparation. For all my previous videos I planned the design in advance, but this turned out to be fun and in the future I’ll continue to make more of these videos. The pens I used: Faber-Castell PITT artist pen S and Uni Pin Fine Line 0.1.
Starburst abstract doodle done with Staedtler Triplus Fineliner on card-stock. This pen is great for glossy papers – it leaves a really smooth mark and doesn’t feather or bleed. Click on the picture for a larger image.
Here are some doodles from my workbook.
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A tangle from my art journal, done (as usual) with Faber-Castel PITT Artist Manga Drawing Pens, Black, 4-Pack
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