Radial Blossoms Lesson
New to mandalas and Zendalas? Learn how to explore and understand Radial Structure and create mini-mandalas, sometimes known as Blossom tangles.
Learn to design and draw super unusual mini-mandalas
• Understand mandalas and Zendalas
Understand the fundamental building block that can help you to create more beautiful mandalas and Zendalas. .
• Understand "Blossom" tangles
Tangles that stand alone and have high focal power are usually called "Blossoms" in Zentangle classification.
• Understand Radial Structure
Flowers and stars are built over a Radial structure, that is, start with a focused center and expand outward.
• Create beautiful mini-mandalas
By understanding Radial Structure and Blossom tangles, you can use almost any other type of tangle to create your own unique and beautiful mini-mandalas.
• Stars and daisies
You'll be amazed at how many variations of daisy flowers and stars you can create using tangles that you already know and love.
• And so many tips and tricks!
Every lesson is packed with tips that can help you with ALL of your projects and make you a better artist.
WHY THIS LESSON IS IMPORTANT!
Understanding Blossom Tangles
Blossom Tangles, as they are known in Zentangle world, are patterns that are highly focused and attract a lot of attention. By understanding "Radial Structures", which are centered patterns radiating outward, you can learn to create your own focal points. This is the essential building block lesson for those seeking to explore mandalas and Zendalas.
Easy/Intermediate 30-minute long video and bonus PDF materials
Hi there! I'm Eni Oken, artist since the age of 8, art instructor and teacher for almost 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, the 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 April 2016
Frequently Asked Questions
"Radial Blossoms was a great lesson, for one thing she illustrated a lot of patterns and ideas which can be used in other lessons, like Butterflies, Echo lines, Metal Mandalas, Blue Sun, etc, there are more, I'm sure!!
Carmen E Clayton, via facebook
"Wow! these Radial Blossoms are Beautiful even the colors make them look Magical! I simply LOVE your lessons Eni!"
Dawn Reaume, via facebook