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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

weben

Rick writes:
Molly came across this tangle called weben (German for "weave") on this Flickr page from idiloewenherz:


I fell in love with it (maybe because of its straight lines . . . :-) and wanted to share it with you in case you haven't seen it.

It's a perfect tangle for shading. It's simple, yet asks you to pay attention. It offers a three-dimensional surprise. Its first two steps are just like w2, yet one simple change takes it in a fun and unexpected direction . . . sorta like a combination of mi2 and w2!

Maria and I have been playing around with it and taking it in different directions. Here are a couple tiles from our kitchen table:



We invite you to explore weben's many possibilities (and tangleations!).

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3 comments:

KNM said...

Yes , I was also enchanted by this pattern and had incorporated it in my tile for Diva's challenge #96 at link below

http://xploreandxpress.blogspot.in/2012/11/zentangle-challenge-96.html

Thanks for bringing it back to my awareness!

Regards
K.N.Malathi

FKC said...
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FKC said...

It has a wonderful sky-scraper potential to it. Lovely shading.