Some of them told me before that they are looking forward to the nameplates from class to class and so I have a lot of fun to create them - appropriate to the lessons.
The first class was about Zengems and the second we created Zenbuttons and I teached a bit about fragments
|the nameplates with Zengems and fragments|
|Ratoon with a Zengem in the center|
|a firework of colors - beautiful gems!|
|Zenbuttons in pink on renaissance tiles|
|Zenbuttons with letters in the outer circle|
The idea of Zenbuttons comes from Marguerite Samama, CZT from the Netherlands. And she had also the idea to create letters as fragments and to play with them around.
Some of you may know that I love the Art Nouveau letters of C.R. Macintosh - I used them for these Zenbuttons. And later I created large Zenbuttons with alphabets - and YESS- I love them!!
This is my Zendala for Anettes "Zendala Moments#2" - What a beautiful string Anette created - simple and elegant in my opinion! I loved the process of tangling this Zendala:
This was just the right challenge for me: Finish an abandoned tile ...
I have DOZENS of them in my little "Box of not yet finished tiles" ... just chose two of them and finished:
It is so interesting to see tiles finished which I have put away because did not like before ;-)
An it is obvious that nearly every tile has to get the chance to be finished...
Both tiles I finished with the tangle