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challenge #93 - bunzo

This weeks challenge was to use the new tangle Bunzo. It's a cool, organic looking tangle that I bet people are doing amazing things with.........unfortunately, it wasn't really working for me today.

Tried my brainstorming page technique which gave me a few ideas, but in the end I'm just o.k. with the finished results, I just wish I really loved them. Ah, well. There's always next week!

Love the name. Bunzo. Sounds a like an aussie guy that you'd invite around for a bbq. Bunzo. Bunzo me maaaaayte.

Anyway, here is my weeks contribution.

Bunzinky: the continuous pattern made me think of a slinky going down the stairs.

 
 
Ribbon:
 
 
Bunzo beads

 

These two were fun to do :)

Brainstorming page. The starfish thing actually creeps me out a bit. The bunzo in the centre looks like a writhing vortex. And the arms. It's wrong, oh so very, very wrong.




Can't wait to see what everyone else has come up with!

hx

Comments

  1. You were quite busy Helen. And all is so beautiful. I always love to look at your work.

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  2. Very cool. Nice interpretations......tangleations .


    BUNZO was a nickname we called our son, Noah, when he was little. I would scream it out at his soccer matches when he scored! which was quite often....he still plays!
    He didn't much care for it then...but has (with good humor) resigned himself to the moniker in his old age (he is now 35)

    Maria

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    1. Thankyou, Maria:)

      Here in Australia we seem to have a preponderance of men with nicknames ended in "o" like johnno, dicko, simmo........ as a child, we would call our son benno, though I am the only one who gets away with calling him this now.

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  3. Beautiful stuff you got there. Wow!

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  4. Your drawings are always amazing and these are no exception.

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  5. Well Helen you sure did a lot of variations on the Bunzo. I like the way they slide of the stairs. But on your practice page, I see that beautiful starfisch. I always love to seeyou@ whaet your creative mind makes out ofthe challenges

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  6. You are so amazing! Love the slinky bunzo and of course, like you, I love the lollipops and butterflies too!!! TFS

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  7. Helen, these are all amazing, beautiful.

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  8. Oh my, oh my - what original, fabulous tiles! I can't decide which I like best... they all brought smiles.... humm, maybe the bunzinky. But then, I really like the ribbon that has shreds falling off... and I adore your starfish....

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  9. Hey Helen, all your bunzos are bonza!!

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  10. I think you are the most creative zentanglist! Love your work!

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  11. Always a treat to see your creations - love the slinky bunzo made me smile.

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  12. Oh my, you are so creative.
    I'm feeling the urge to visit your site in art class with my students in January to show them what it means to be creative.
    Love them all!

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    1. Thank you,Ilse. This was so lovely to read :)

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  14. Love all you did, but the stair is my prefered! Seems moving up to me, is very unique. This week I did my first weekly challenge, but was no easy, because I was all the time thinking that people will see my work. I´m not very happy with result, but I love zentangles, then I will try and try until do it better.

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    1. Thankyou Graciela! It's a lot of fun sharing - you did a wonderful job with your challenge drawing :)

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  15. When I looked at your Bunzinky drawing, I immediately had a vision of a scene in which the Bunzinky is the creature crawling on the stairs from under a child's bed as the amazed child peers down the stairs after it. It made me laugh.

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    1. LOL, Kris. Now that's all I can think of every time I look at it!

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  16. Brilliant depictions using Bunzo.

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  17. Wow! I love your variations on Bunzo!

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  18. Thanks, everyone :) It's always fun doing these challenges.

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  19. Wow, you really sailed away with Bunzo... so original and unique. Lovely!

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  20. Love them all but the bunzo creeping up the stairs is my fav. Such a different take on it.

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  21. Like your ribbon. As usual though I enjoy your creativeness in your tangles.

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  22. I love your creative Bunzo's. I really love your blog! Thanks for sharing so many great tangles. You work has such a graceful, soft, and lovely feel to it. You are a very gifted artist!

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  23. Really delightful! Would love some beads like that. Interesting how the lollipops end up looking like the tangle Marasu.
    Btw, lollipop is typed entirely with the right hand :)

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    1. Thanks, Margaret! I had to go track down Marasu after reading this :)

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