Marcia highlights some books and activities designed to help you relax. These are geared to all ages.
The art of Zentangle : 50 inspiring drawings, designs & ideas for the meditative artist / edited by Stephanie Meissner
Teaches artists of all skill levels the meditative process of combining shapes and lines to make interesting artwork. Zentangle is also known as decorative doodling.
Zentangle Basics / Suzanne McNeill
Decrease stress and increase creativity with intuitive art of Zentangle.
Mandala Zentangle: the mindful way to creativity / Jane Marbaix
Mandala-like imagery emphasizes the meditative and therapeutic nature of Zentangle method.
Zentangle: the inspiring and mindful drawing method / Jane Marbaix
This book shows how beautiful images can be created from repeating patterns. No art background is necessary.
The Hobbies and Craft Reference Center database also contains articles on Zentangle.
Dare to sketch : a guide to drawing and sketching on the go / Felix Scheinberger
Here’s an inspirational and instructional guide to sketching and drawing. Offers wisdom to overcome creative blocks and fear of making mistakes. (Also available as an ebook on Libby/Overdrive.)
Keys to Drawing / Bert Dodson
55 tips for beginner, stimulates your imagination through creative play.
Drawing and sketching : expert answers to the questions every artist asks / Vera Curnow
From knowing the right equipment and fixing common mistakes, this book will build your self-confidence.
Drawing for everyone: classic and creative fundamentals / Bruce Waldman
This accessible and practical guide to realistic drawing basics has wide appeal.
MP: September 21, 2021