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Annie Taylor
Mandala painter, Zentangle addict, Chocolate maker, English teacher, Spanish learner, mother, wife and friend.
Mandala painter, Zentangle addict, Chocolate maker, English teacher, Spanish learner, mother, wife and friend.
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Four years
Four years have passed since we moved into our house here in Villalobos. In some ways - as we all say - it seems to be only yesterday when we packed up our things yet again and drove out in the drizzle to the countryside. It was such an exciting day... The ...

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Zentangle Poems
Inspired by Maria Tovar-Perez, a CZT teacher here in Spain, our Friday tangling group have decided to use poetry as a base to create some art this week. You can see her work and that of her students on her Facebook page. I had given this technique a try a w...

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Al azar.....
Since the summer last year, at the invitation of a great women's association here in Alcala, I've been giving Zentangle classes on a Friday evening. I think we have around 25 people, mainly women, who come regularly, either to the beginners or the advanced ...

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Diva Challenge 305 - Duotangle with Molygon and Marasu
How on earth did we suddenly get to challenge 305? I am slipping badly...the last one I posted was 293...although I have done several attempts at the intervening challenges, I haven't managed to write a post and make the link. I do, however, always read The...

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Diva Challenge 293 - Happy New Year and UMT - plus String Thing 179
Hello and a Happy New Year to tanglers the world over. Here in sunny Spain I am noticing that more people are getting into Zentangle, which is great. Maria Perez-Tovar is a CZT based in Madrid and is spreading the word officially there with fantastic result...

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Starting Over....in 2017
It seems so long since I posted that this really does feel like starting over! I have been working many more hours a week since the summer and now, a few months on, I am getting into it and coping better. It has taken a while with some of the classes in the...

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Diva Challenge 293....
Well hello again! Long time no post. I have been tangling and have even done some of the challenges, but finding the opportunity to post has been difficult. Anyway, glad to report all is well here and I will try to check out some of the wonderful art that i...

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Anyway...
As I was saying..Smart phones have a lot to answer for! For example, I was leaving work the other evening and as I walked down to my car, I had the most sensational view of the castle, here in Alcala la Real. And so I took out my phone and took a photo of i...

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Diva Challenge 286 - Straight to it
This is just what I needed this week, Laura. Thank you for a 'straightforward' challenge. This week - just use straight lines. No nice softening curves. B-rad thought Laura's tile looked 'angry' and a bit frustrated because Laura likes to use nice curves an...
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