Zentangle Designs – Typography

I have got another step by step tutorial on my new artwork, which I drew using a lot of zentangle designs and patterns, and few florals too.

Hiraeth – is a Welsh word that means a longing for a time, a place, a person or a feeling that is beyond this plane of existence, homesickness for a home that doesn’t exist or grief for lost places in time. I fell in love with the meaning as soon as I understood it. Soulful, so beautifully sad. This is definitely my kind of word.

I had tried drawing a Zentangle Inspired Typography of this word before, but due to a spelling mistake, I had to cover up and ended up drawing something completely different. But this time, I was very cautious about not making any mistake.

I usually draw a circle with a pencil using a big round plate, for the lack of large circular objects in my house. But you can always use a compass or find better objects to draw your circle πŸ™‚ Then I draw an outline of the word within the circle, which takes a lot of trials and errors. I sometimes have a hard time getting the proportions right. The word can be a fancy lettering or simple plain letters. But do make use of white space to make the letters distinct.

My resource to find Zentangle patterns is Pinterest. It has a huge collection of pictures along with tutorials. In addition, it’s very easy to find new patterns whenever you run out of ideas. As you already know I am a big fan of floral illustrations and include them wherever I can. This doesn’t make the design look too crowded and gives it a nice feminine touch.

Tutorial - How to draw Zentangle Inspired artwork?

Here’s a step by step on my new Zentangle inspired design – typography of Hiraeth.

Few close-ups!

zentangle designs and patterns

zentangle designs and patterns


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18 thoughts on “Zentangle Designs – Typography

    1. thank you so much dear πŸ˜€ They just sit in my drawing book till I find a higher purpose for them πŸ˜€

  1. This is beautiful! I really love your zentangle designs, and your use of florals. And I love this word – thank you for finding it and sharing it with us πŸ™‚

  2. Simply AMAZING! Love the word, never heard of it before. Zentangling sure is a great way to de-stress, I can imagine it’s almost meditative, isn’t it?

    1. yeah, I actually love going through my drawing book… sometimes I wonder if I really made all that πŸ˜› It’s like I am in trance πŸ˜›

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