The gel pen I used had an "issue" with laying down a nice clean line, very frustrating. Anyway, this is my practice piece:
|I also used some new tangles.|
And then it was on to my first black tile:
|Think moonlight - not sunlight.|
The effect is nice overall. However, I tend to focus on line work and my eyes go right to the intermittent ink flow problem...but I'll get over it!