Learn how to create realistic golden nuggets using only coloring pencils to serve as focal points for your next Zentangle project.

1:27-hour intermediate video lesson

Includes video captions!

Your Instructor: Eni Oken

I'm Eni Oken, artist since the age of 8, art instructor and teacher for over 30 years, author of hundreds of articles, tutorials, video lessons and ebooks online and books in print on various different subjects such as fantasy design, jewelry making and in recent years, Zentangle method. My true passion is exploring methods and tools on how a person can create something remarkable in art, and teaching it to others so they can grow artistically.

CZT® since 2016

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Topics covered :

  • Detailed description of the colored pencils and materials
  • Understanding the right placement of coloring
  • Discussing the Gold Recipe
  • Correct placement of highlights
  • Placement of darks
  • Covers only how to create the gold nuggets, not the tangled surrounding
  • A single project with ample discussion and problem solving

Materials and supplies:

• Card stock square tile -- any card stock, Bristol vellum, hot-pressed watercolor paper or other. Recommended size 4x4 inches or larger.

• Black 01 Micron inking pen.

• Colored pencils: ochre, rose, blue, orange, brown and black

• White prismacolor pencil

• White gel pen

• Regular pencil

Dear Eni, This is a class I’ve wanted for so long! I appreciate your sharing the secret to making gold!!! Many thanks!

Lee Ann K. via email

So wonderful to finally attend one of Eni's classes!! Golden Nuggets...I learn so much about colored pencils each time I play with them...thanks Eni!!

Kim V. via Facebook

What a goldmine we have found! Thank you for giving us a chance to create our own! Had a great time how it unfolds!

Jasmine Jehangir via facebook