Introduction to Zentangles

Introduction to Zentangles
4 sessions, 12 hours

“Anything is possible…one stroke at a time!”®. This is based on the Zentangle® art method developed by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Discover this easy-to-learn drawing technique that inspires creativity and develops mindfulness. This method is used as a way to reduce stress, free your mind and increase focus. Combine simple, repetitive drawing strokes into “tangle” patterns to create one-of-a-kind works of art. Working on a 3.5 inch square paper tiles, students will learn basic tangles, how to shade to make drawings appear 3-D, and how to embellish any drawing. No art experience is necessary.

Instructor: Barb Allensworth’s career with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) spanned 23 years during which she trained and mentored peers as a Contract Negotiator, Subcontract Manager and a Systems Engineer. She also was responsible for the development and documentation of new systems and procedures. Training was naturally the next step in implementing the systems and procedures. A native of upper Montgomery County, she is also experienced in various needle arts, mixed media arts, was co-owner of a stained glass company and is a certified decorative painter. Now retired, Barb earned her title of Certified Zentangle® Teacher (CZT©) in April 2015, Class #18, from the founders of the Zentangle® method, Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, along with 105 other students representing 16 countries worldwide. She now enjoys introducing students of all ages to the Zentangle® method, watching their joy and surprise as they discover their own hidden artist from within.

ILR745 Introduction to Zentangles
4 digit #: 3625
Mondays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, May 4 – May 25
Location: FCC Conference Center (E Building) / E123
Fee: $59

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