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June 15-18, 2014 CZT Seminar
06-15-2014 - 06-18-2014

June 22-25, 2014 CZT Seminar
06-22-2014 - 06-25-2014

October 26-29, 2014 CZT Seminar
10-26-2014 - 10-29-2014

November 2-5, 2014 CZT Seminar
11-02-2014 - 11-05-2014

Learn Certified Teachers John Nordell

John Nordell

John Nordell, Greenfield, MA, Certified Zetangle Teacher

To celebrate Spring, the April classes at Base Camp Photo will combine using watercolor paints with Zentangle patterns.  No art/drawing experience necessary.  De-stress in a gentle classroom environment and feel the satisfaction of creating art.

"My latest work of art :)"

"I thoroughly enjoyed your class and am hoping to come to the next class on Tuesday night. I also would like to buy the kit now that I have completed 5 Zentangles and am hooked!

I have attached my latest work of art :) Thanks again!"

     -  Email from a student.

If you can make a line, a dot and a curve -

you can create Zentangle® art!

Zentangle describes an easy to learn and relaxing method of creating beautiful images from structured patterns.  No drawing experience is necessary.

As a Certified Zentangle Teachertm, I enjoy showing students how to combine simple patterns to create complex art.

"I liked the atmosphere and the direction, but also the freedom to do things a little differently."

Along with the satisfaction of creating an artwork, I find that using the Zentangle method brings me feelings of clarity and calm.

My teaching style draws on my prior experiences working as an international photojournalist and teaching at Hallmark Institute of Photography, along with insights gained from my Masters of Education in Arts Education.

"I love that I took the class with my daughter and my best friend - some 40 years between their ages - and it didn't matter."

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I invite you to contact me regarding learning opportunities.  Private and group classes are available.  Join the mailing list to receive class and creativity updates.

Thank you for your interest - John Nordell

Anything is possible - one stroke at a timetm

Base Camp Photo - Greenfield, MA

Access Your Creativity with Zentangle

Tuesdays from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

4/15, 5/6, 5/20

Saturdays from 10:30 am - Noon

4/5, 5/3

Cancer Connection - Northampton, MA

Zentangle - Express Your Creativity.

Mondays:10:30 - 12:00 p.m. 4/14, 5/12, 6/9

Cancer Connection offers programs and support free of charge for men, women and children living with a cancer diagnosis, their families and friends.

Zentangle® is a fun, easy-to-learn and relaxing way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being. 

The Zentangle method is enjoyed all over this world across a wide range of skills, interests and ages. We believe that life is an art form and that our Zentangle method is an elegant metaphor for deliberate artistry in life.  

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