It's basically a black and white doodle, and as I have been a compulsive doodler since school I thought oh good, a new idea for an image transfer on polymer clay for my big bangles. I then look into this via www.zentangle.com and discover a whole world of people doing the most amazing drawings with Flickr groups http://www.flickr.com/groups/zentangle/ , blogs galore, Squidoo lens www.squidoo.com/zentangle-patterns -the works. There seems to be this whole philosophy around doodling! and I quote
'Zentangle turns drawings into artistic design while reducing stress and improving focus....developed by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, the traditional zentangle includes a ritual to help get in touch with life while creating beautiful art'
Suzanne McNeill certified Zentangle teacher www.d-originals.com
Hmmmmm.. call me a sceptic but this is a case of arty b*****x right ? or maybe it's the next big thing What do you think ?. Anyway, a few of my first attempts follow