Shading Black Tiles Video Lesson


Having a hard time tangling over black tiles? Learn all the secrets of how to tangle and shade ultra 3-dimensional tangles over Black Tiles



1:36-hour intermediate/advanced video lesson and full ebook.


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 :

• Understand how different media works over black tiles

• Learn which types of tangles work best over black tiles

• Draw Gourdgeous, Courant and Printemps in a full project

• Learn to shade ultra 3-dimensionally using colored pencils or markers

• Learn to apply shadows and highlights to create a glowing, metallic look

• Learn Eni's "glow on dark" technique through a full featured ebook

• Bonus case study PDFs!


If black tiles baffle you, then look no further

Understand exactly how to tangle and shade using white gel pens over black tiles

Great class...! I kind of forgot how much I like Gourdgeous, and I have never done Courant before. Not sure I got it right, but I will attempt it again. LOVE how the ribbons work on black tiles! Thanks, Eni Oken!

Antonine Koval via facebook


Eni took the fear out of shading. I enjoyed the different techniques which really helped refine my work. Thank you!

Kathleen Wiktor via email


Learn how to use different width gel pens in the all the right places

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