Earlier this year we had the extraordinary opportunity to introduce you to our dear friend Bijou. And along with Bijou and his wonderful philosophies came the Bijou Tile . . . a tile of smaller proportion that opened up a new intimate surface to be tangled.
This year was also a year that marked ten years since we gave our first Zentangle class. We wanted to celebrate this milestone with something of grand proportion.
So, in a year where we first took the Zentangle practice even smaller, we thought, let's go big to celebrate this exciting anniversary.
We have watched how folks have been creating larger scaled Zentangle inspired works for years. And now we have a tile to support that larger vision.
We are excited and honored to introduce to you:
Any artistic work, especially one on a large scale.
Our Opus tile is Zentangle tile of grand proportion and measures 10.5 inches (27 cm) square. It is crafted from the same wonderful, 100% cotton, archival, mould made paper of our original Zentangle tiles. These tiles are a beautiful surface for those ready to work larger with their tangles.
During our research and development stages as we explored this wonderful and vast surface, we discovered that this larger canvas not only opens up more space but also invites new ideas and techniques.
Here are examples from . . .
The expanse of this tile invites the use of different size pens and creating tangles large, small and in between.
This is an ideal canvas to mix the Sakura� Pigma™ line of pens such as the Graphic 1, Micron 08, Micron 01, and the Micron 005.
Paradoxically, the Micron 005 is a fun pen to use on this larger canvas as you add tangles almost as textured shading. The Micron 08 provides a beautiful contrast with the Micron 005.