Interestingly Irene also brought a sort of reverie which often accompanies a period of focused attention.
Maria expressed that storm induced reverie on this Zentangle tile . . .
. . . and Raphaël Enthoven, captured a bit of reverie in words in this piece which was translated from the French by Betsy Wing and published in the NY Times.
"Reverie" is one of our favorite words for it comes closest to describing that state of relaxed focus which often occurs while creating Zentangle art.
Karen Woodbine, CZT, [blog] forwarded this link to us and we are grateful that she did.
This article is a feast. Set aside some time to savor it without interruption.
. . . reverie celebrates the rediscovery of understanding and imagination, sets free the secret of disinterest which, because it lets you see beauty without your consent and see nature without ego, invests the world with intense interest.Previously, we would use six words to describe what we do in our Zentangle work. Now, we use three.
"We teach reverie."
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