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Today, I finish the bookmark with some subtle colour and shading. Indigo blue for a suggestion of water, and sepia for the shadows.
In the video, I also give you a peek inside my lettering sketchbook 🙂 I’m actually quite proud of some of the pages!
Today, I start to draw a bookmark using the tangle pattern “Siros” by Simone Menzler CZT. I’ve yet to decide what I do with the background, which is why I’ve stopped part way through.
It was lovely to spend some time drawing variations of Siros, as well as gaining confidence in the steps needed. The reverse ‘fengle’ version vexed me for a while, but I think I’ve now got it!
The large, open spaces in each Siros were perfect for adding pattern to.
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Siros is a lovely, stylised flower Zentangle style tangle pattern. It was deconstructed by Simone Menzel CZT.
It’s a totally new pattern to me, so in this video I share how to draw it, along with some of my explorations of the pattern.