As I browsed through geometric patterns which lead to a perception of movement I was drawn to this carpet pattern.
The blue shapes reminded me of hourglasses.
My husband said the shapes remind him of a toy that he played with as a child in the Netherlands. The toy was called "Diabolo" or diabolic.
I have no doubt somewhere a Zentangle enthusiast has perhaps posted a similar tangle...
Here is the step out I came up with:
Feel free to download a pdf version of the step out here:
If you are a member of the Yahoo Zentangle Inspired Art Group - have fun exploring this tangle in this week's TANGLE of THE WEEK, (TOW)! I am looking forward to seeing your interpretations of ZIABOLIC!