MyMuzings

A (Very) Occasional Blog by HK Tangler

Spynes: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Spynes:
An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

I am so honored to hear that my tangle Spynes has been chosen for Inktober 2021.    I wrote this blog post some time ago, but I thought it would make sense to refresh it since people who are new to me might want to see the video stepouts.  I am SO grateful to Stephanie Jennifer and the team at Seven Fields Five Rivers for this opportunity!   Heidi x

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Rench: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Rench: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Many of you know that I have had a bit of a hiccup and have missed out tangling most of the summer due to a bad neck.   After a whole lot of rest and a bunch of different therapies, I am thrilled to say that I am much better.  That said, I needed to make some...

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Cassatt: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Cassatt: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Hello!   I am Heidi Kay. Thank you for your interest in my new tangle, Cassatt - and welcome to my brand new website!  Please post your black and white tiles to Square One Purely Zentangle to share them with our community! I am very honored to be featured this week on...

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My Zentangle Story: A Message from the Universe

My Zentangle Story:
A Message from the Universe

In October of 2017, my mother passed away. She was an accomplished Master Quilter who specialized in complex geometric designs. She used patterns as her “palette” and created incredible tone on tone patchwork pieces. When she died, I was cleaning out her sewing room and found two

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MyMuze: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

MyMuze:
An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

My late mother, Ruth Ann, was a master quilter and my source of all my love of art, color, and pattern. She also introduced me to Zentangle… after her passing! You can read more about this story, that still gives me goosebumps in my first blog post here. This past year I took her birthday off as a vacation

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My Favorite Things: MagEyes for Zentangle

My Favorite Things:
MagEyes for Zentangle

Hello there!  I think that the best thing about having this blog is going to be the fact that I can share my various tips and tools that I have found useful along my journey.   You will also learn pretty quickly if you haven’t already that I try very hard not to take myself seriously!

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Flutch: An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Flutch:
An HK Tangler Tangle Pattern

Flutch is a tangle that came to me while I was drawing Boofont, by Joanna Quincey.   I started playing with the idea of Hollibaugh-ing under the leaves with a triangle shape.   A couple hours later, *this* had happened. The name? Well that is a lovely story. When I...

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Stepped Sand Swirl: An HK Tangler Tangleation

Stepped Sand Swirl:
An HK Tangler Tangleation

The very first non Zentangle Headquarters tangle that I learned was Sand Swirl, by Kerry Huen. I love it for its simplicity and the tight auras. Lots and lots of Zen drawing sandswirl.  Kerry's original stepout  has the tangler drawing one compete element before...

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ZiraffiSolo: A Mashup of Ziraffe and Tamisolo

ZiraffiSolo:
A Mashup of Ziraffe and Tamisolo

About three months ago,  Chris Titus at Square One Purely Zentangle featured a new tangle called Ziraffe, by Carla Jooren, CZT  I fell in love with it in its own right, and did a couple of tiles that got me really addicted to this tangle. As I drew it, what caught my...

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