Tangle of the week: Ciceron

This time we’re looking at a slightly more complicated tangle, Ciceron. Tutorial here – it’s the second one down.

Ilana and Ciceron

I say complicated, it’s still just simple pen strokes repeated, but I know from my own experience that the layout can take a bit of thought.

For the fun, interlocking look, you need to make sure you start with an offset grid of circles like this:

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I get myself in less of a muddle if I draw all the lines in one direction first

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Then turn the paper 90 degrees and draw the lines in the other direction

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And finally the curves to fill up the spaces

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Here’s a quick scribble of how it looks if you don’t start with an offset grid, which is still pretty, but less interesting I feel.

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What do you think of Ciceron? Do you prefer the interlocking version or the straight one? Let me know in the comments!

Hannah

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9 thoughts on “Tangle of the week: Ciceron”

  1. I love this one, Hannah. I can’t decide which pattern I prefer; they are both interesting. I think the offset one has a bit more dimension, so it can evolve into more complex patterns. Although, on an early morning before breakfast, all I am seeing rught now are rows of cinnamon buns!

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