Hi and welcome back to the Chrissie Murphy Designs Blog. It’s hard to believe, but in two weeks we will be finishing Part 1 of the Magnified Fragments Project! I know, it’s wow! This means that Magnified Fragments Part 2 is coming! Today I am covering what we’ll be focusing on in Part 2 of the project so you have the opportunity to prepare and join in. Let’s get into it and I’ll fill you in on all you need to know.
What is the Magnified Fragments Project?
Well in short, it’s the biggest zentangle project I have ever undertaken! This is a project that will take many years to complete, and it’s made up of many parts.
Part 1 of the project focused on magnifying square fragments. There were 49 of them in the Zentangle Collection of Reticula and Fragments book by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.
In Part 2 of the project, we will be magnifying the triangular fragments and there are approximately 73 of them. So at one fragment a week, Magnified Fragments Part 2 will run for well over a year! I know….. wow!
Do I need any special supplies for Magnified Fragments Part 2?
No, not really. I will be working on 3Z tiles (triangular shaped tiles by Zentangle) for Part 2, but you can use whatever you have on hand.
Heike Ge tangled a lot of Part 1 in a notebook, and you can certainly do the same if you don’t have triangular shaped tiles.
My intention with this post is to give ample notice for those who might like to work on triangular tiles. This way you will have time to organise and/or order them.
Are we going to keep using Enhancers?
Yes, we most certainly are. We might go back and revisit some, and we’ll continue to work on new ones. Just like Part 1, I am always ready to hear suggestions about enhancers we can use. So please feel free to message me with enhancer ideas you’d like us to try.
When will Magnified Fragments Part 2 begin?
I will be announcing our first triangular fragment on 20 July 2022. There will continue to be regular blog posts advising “This week’s Magnified Fragment…” as well as posts on Instagram and Facebook.
Apart from the triangular shape, is there anything else that’s different?
Yes. I’ve had requests for more sharing of Magnified Fragments on Facebook so I have created a dedicated place for us to share and talk about them.
My Home for Expressive’s Facebook Group will be a place where this can happen. I invite you to join and to share your Magnified Fragments with the Expressive Community there each week as well. Click the link above to join.
There will be no difference to how Magnified Fragments are currently running on Instagram. Things will continue there as per normal.
Will there be a gallery for Magnified Fragments Part 2
The Magnified Fragments Gallery will remain open for Part 2 of the Project. If you haven’t stopped by the gallery in a while, I’d recommend checking it out. At the time of writing this blog post, we have 547 Magnified Fragments featuring in it. How incredible is that! It’s looking awesome!
I’d like to finish by saying a huge thank you to everyone who joined me for Part 1 of the Project. It has exceeded my wildest dreams and I just can’t believe how fantastic it has been. I have been amazed, enthralled and excited week after week waiting to see your tiles.
I can’t wait for us to kick off with Part 2!
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Until next time, listen to your heart and sharpen your coloured pencils. A masterpiece awaits!
Bless you my friend