Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Diva 367

Nzeppel it is.

Here is my response to Diva's challenge no. 367 .

N J O Y

Here is a video on our recent foray of  taking Zentangle in to Corporate World. Over 80 participants from Reliance Corporate Park participated over two sessions. Hope you all like it.




Thursday, 6 September 2018

Diva 366

Back to Basics

It was nice to see Diva back. Un-announced long absence could cause all kinds of worries! But now, it is nice to see how the long vacation has gone by.

Here is my answer to Diva's challenge no 366

E N J O Y

Monkey, Man and the Mask:

We recently did a workshop of this title using Zentangle Basics. You may enjoy watching this video




If like it, please leave your feedback.

D I L I P

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Experiments in Tranzending

Tributes to the acclaimed artists through Zentangle Method.

As a young man in my Twenties, some 40 years ago, I got fascinated by the then Art scenario in my country, India. Recently I tumbled upon  my scrapbook of those days with Newspaper and magazine cuttings of the paintings of the acclaimed artists of that period. I must say, I was extremely pleased.

Fast forwarding to today, as a 'Zentangle artist (proclaimed by the media)', and a CZT, an interesting thought crossed my mind. Why not offer tributes to those artists by using tranzending method ? In other words, merge Zentangle and ZIA...?

Here is my first experiment highlighting part of a painting by an artist Mr Naren Panchal. Original, and the experiment are presented here for your embellishment..



Hope you like the experiment.

Hope you will leave your comments

N J O Y

D I L I P


Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Diva 357

Monotangle Paradox

Here is my response to Diva's Challenge no. 357


Hope you like it.

N J O Y

D I L I P

PS: If like a poem being illustrated using Zentangle, click here.

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Last Drop



T H E    L A S T    D  R O  P. . . . .

I had written this poem some 40 odd years ago. The context, if explained, may help in appreciating the content. The country was reeling under an Emergency rule, and the over zealous family planning program was on in some parts of the country. Under such a background, an eighth child arrives in a family.....Read on.
Frugality,
Self imposed austerity
demanded sacrifice.
I did not mind,
though reluctantly, for
the brats you begot
and could not feed.

But,
it was too much
when you brought in
the eighth heir
to your poverty last week,
in your fifties....
I can not remain silent.

A neighbour had whispered,
and now,
I gathered courage
to ask you,
"Haven't you finished
your last drop, yet, Dad?"

D I L I P   P A T E L 
PS: The Zentangle tile above is an attempt to illustrate the last drop. 
Hope you liked it.





Wednesday, 21 February 2018

New Tangle 'PIZZA'

Nested Hearts..

I am happy to present a new tangle, PIZZA created by me (CZT09) through the Diva's challenge 352.

First the challenge

Hope you like it.

And now the tangle PIZZA

It all started with finding a curious looking stray fruit cluster under a tree at the beautiful campus of Initiatives of Change, Panchgani, Maharashtra in India where I am a regular faculty.


The red coloured seeds in the spotted greenish grey shell spoke to me to convert it into a tangle pattern!

My Zentangle student Munira in the city of Hyderabad suggested to call it 'PIZZA',  and Ekta seconded it, so here are the step outs.


And some examples...


N J O Y

D I L I P

PS: You may also like to see my post 'Fighting Cancer'

http://z-inspirationind.blogspot.in/2018/02/fighting-cancer.html








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