Would you like to create a simple but satisfying piece of art in 60 minutes? The Zentangle Method will do just that. Zentangle® is an easy way of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns called tangles. It is a proven method to promote mindfulness and fosters self-esteem, focus, relaxation, creativity, and stress relief. People of all ages and skill levels can create Zentangle® art and have fun in the process These classes will provide the historical background of Zentangle while introducing the basic steps of the method and exposure to the associated vocabulary, tools, and skills used. Previous art and drawing experience is not required.
Laurie Bell has been a Music Educator for 35+ years in public and private school settings. She integrates the arts (singing, dancing, drumming composing, playing instruments, etc), as well as doing actual ‘art’ in her music room—including Zentangle®. She was an Artist in Residence during the 2016-2017 school year for 3rd – 5th grade classes at Brookside Elementary, as we ll as offering Zentangle for the Brookside PTA Afterschool Enrichment Program. She has taught Zentangle to adults through both the Shoreline and Edmonds Parks and Recreation Departments. She has been doing the Zentangle Method since 2014 and became a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) in June 2016.