Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Weekly Challenge #178: "Duotangle by the Letter!"

Initials!

Using our initials we are to create a tile. I am involved in a swap going on now which I can't really talk about until the news is released but, it involves using only certain letters of the alphabet for tangles. I found this very liberating because it narrowed the field in which you could work. Too many choices for me sometimes makes my brain hurt. I have a terrible time gong into large department stores to shop for clothes for this same reason. Give me two or three pairs of pants to choose from and I am happy. If you haven't noticed there are so many "named" tangles these days it is sometimes stressful to pick a couple to work with.

So I found this very relaxing. I did two tiles, one for my first and last name DC,



Dyon, Changing


And since I sign my tiles with my middle initial I did a tile that was DMC,


Demi, Maryhill, Chemystery

I really like how Maryhill came out looking like an M (no my middle name is not Mary!). I didn't see it until after I signed it as you can see my initials are in the top left corner!

Less for me is more relaxing.

11 comments:

  1. It's so interesting seeing which tangles people choose! (Chainging is one I can't quite seem to 'get'.)

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    1. It is interesting and I am surprised to hear you don't 'get' a tangle. Your work is so beautiful and recognizable while I am still trying to find my style.

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  2. Both are lovely! Elegant and well-balanced dark and light!

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  3. I'm glad you found this challenge very relaxing. The shading on your first tile is really good. The patterns really pop off the tile.

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  4. I really like your first one! I struggle with chaining, and yours is delightful. Fun to see the second too! I am intrigued with your mention of the swap. Hopefully I will hear more about it! :)

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  5. I love both of them, Love the shinging in the first and Maryhill in the second.

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  6. Debra, I had to laugh when you wrote about your brain hurting because of too many choices. I feel that way, exactly, when I look at a menu at a restaurant. Yeeks!! Anyway, beautiful tiles!!! :0) Share Humanity

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  7. You did a great job with Changing. Like the 3D effect you created with Dyon. Like the variation of Demi that you used. I have always kept it rectangular. I like the circles.

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