Tiny Moments of Zen

Written by Natalie Luhrs

I'm a lifelong geek with a passion for books and social justice.
m

Filed Under:

Tagged With:

December 10, 2014

The Zentangle people recently came out with smaller tiles called “Bijou”–there’s a painfully cute backstory about a hitchhiking French snail involved (it’s rather sweet)–and I recently ordered a few for practicing single tangles at a time.

"akuras"

“akuras”

"axlexa"

“axlexa”

"spaanders"

“spaanders”

"tropicana"

“tropicana”

The nice thing about these smaller tiles is that they’re, well, smaller.  I don’t have a ruler handy, but they’re only about 2″ square, while the standard size tiles are 3.5″ square or nearly 4 times the size.  With the smaller size, I can concentrate more on each specific pattern I’m working on for that tile without having to think too much about the overall composition. And eventually, these will all be a good reference for selecting patterns for the larger tiles.

You may also like…

Changing Things Up

Changing Things Up

Regaining a small bit of confidence in my own competence through a website redesign.

Three Years and Counting

Three Years and Counting

Falling asleep is incredibly difficult for me these days. Once I get to sleep, I'm fine, but getting there--oof. There...

Saltiness and Other Topics

Saltiness and Other Topics

Things about which I am salty, an unordered list: WordPress. They did something with one of the recent updates that...

0 Comments

Archives

Words of Wisdom

"It's chaos, be kind."
Michelle McNamara