Tuesday, April 19, 2011

James C. Christensen

One of my very favorite artists for many years has been James C. Christensen. I absolutely love his magical fantasy paintings. He does such wonderful detail work with much symbolism which I love. What a great artist! These are two of my favorites: College of Magical Knowledge and Rhymes and Reasons. The words over the door of the College mean "knowledge is power". And how fun it is to pick out the different nursery rhymes in the second painting!

I don't have any Christensen prints other than glued together puzzles which are fading, but I have several of his books that are so fun to look through. What a great talent he is!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Hand Zentangle

This is a new Zentangle design I made to add to my altered book. I traced my hand, wrote in the words, and then drew in the rest of the hand. Can you say "serious Zentangle addiction"?!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011


Well, I have really gotten into this Zentangle that I didn't even know existed until a few weeks ago! It is so fun! I love the look of it on colored paper shaded in with white. I've gotten some great books on the subject and I'm having a great time trying out all these new patterns. There are many videos on Youtube.com that have been really helpful too.