Tangled Words Lesson

Learn how to understand the importance of contrast, legibility and how to create gorgeous 3D tangled words!

Learn also how to create a super ornate background for your quotes.


The importance of contrast for great legibility

  • Learn the crucial tip for creating understandable words: contrast
  • Learn how to create letters and words that can be easily understood and read
  • Use auras to correct and improve legibility
  • Create drop shadows on letters
  • Learn to understand complementary colors and how they can enhance your quotes
  • Create a gorgeous intricate background using Mooka 3D
  • So many tips and tricks!



Contrast is vital

I love ornate words. The one thing that always bothered me is when the words are so fancy that you can't read the quote! In this lesson, we'll explore CONTRAST, which is vital to make those ultra fancy tangled letters and words legible so your quotes can be read clearly. Contrast comes in a variety of ways, and there are so many tricks that you can use to make your words really understood.

Intermediate 1-hour long video, including bonus PDFs

Includes video captions!


Your Instructor

Eni Oken, CZT
Eni Oken, CZT

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.

Certified Zentangle Teacher® since 2016

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Learn how to tangle and shade beautiful letters and words to form cards and personalized messages


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Learn how to create super ornate words that you can actually read!


What people did with this lesson...

Student Gallery Pinterest Board

"Eni Oken, that was a superb video, with loads of technique! Thank you."

Kelly Kayfish via Facebook

"I love the letters, they're great! But I really love the layers of shading and highlighting you showed for both the letters and especially the background."

Nancy Dawes via Facebook

"One fun thing about creating these is that you are just using your own printing as the base letter. Each one is individual as the person's own handwriting."

Denise Dineen via facebook

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