Combining Symmetry with Zentangle

I started this Zentangle® drawing on a plane on the way to Phoenix in November. When I finished a few weeks later at home, I was ambivalent. There were elements I really liked, even whole sections I really liked, but I wasn’t sure I liked it as a whole composition. Pretty darn busy.

So, I scanned it and cropped some sections in Photoshop. I started to like it better:

Once I had sections isolated, I created symmetrical images, by using the sections as a quarter of the image, flipping horizontally, then flipping both sections vertically. Here are some favorites:

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