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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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My name (Linda) drawn in a Zentangle®, using Tangle Patterns whose names start with the letters of my name. Click this Zentangle® to learn more.A very warm welcome to TanglePatterns, you are certainly among friends. Tanglers are a wonderful, generous and sharing community. I hope you enjoy the site and are inspired by the patterns and many useful resources you find here. Please feel free to add your thoughts in the comments on any page and join in the community.

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Here’s another resource that’s handy for newcomers — Exploring TanglePatterns. Be sure to check out the rest of the pages along the menu at the top of every page — there’s a wealth of information there you’ll want to see.

Recently I’ve added a new FAQ page on the “About” menu that may answer any other questions you might have.

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eBooks available from TanglePatterns.com

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2014 Edition

TanglePatterns TANGLE GUIDE 2014 The current Edition of my TANGLE GUIDE. This eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2013.
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TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle®
TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle® TanglePatterns.com GUÍA PARA PRINCIPIANTES de Zentangle® TanglePatterns.com Guide du Zentangle® Pour Débutants
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A Zentangle jump-start for beginners! This illustrated eBook describes Zentangle®, its origins, the supplies recommended, and the steps of the Zentangle Method.
Contains over a dozen examples of official tangles that are good for Beginners and an interactive list of additional free learning resources. If you don’t have a CZT near you this explains everything you need to know to get started with Zentangle.

 

TanglePatterns String 101

TanglePatterns.com STRINGSThis week’s String is shared by Israeli tangler Zamit Fridman for your creative enjoyment. Zamit has previously shared Strings 011 and 036 with us.

Bear in mind that Zentangle® strings are guidelines. You can use a string exactly as it is or adapt it to suit as your Zentangle grows. Start with the string as it’s shown then, as you go, combine sections if your tangles want to, or divide a section into smaller ones. Go with the flow and enjoy.

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Tangle Refresher 75

Tangle Refresher!Whether or not you observe this religious occasion, Easter always brings hope and the freshness and joy of Spring.

It’s a wonderful time to appreciate your many blessings, and maybe a chocolate bunny or two ;-) A very beautiful and Happy Easter to you and your family!

A very Happy Easter

The Tangle Refresher series, aka Buried Treasure, spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past. It can remind you of patterns you might not have used for a while or introduce you to patterns you haven’t come across yet.

Here are five more tangle pattern gems and a Tangle Refresher from a year (or two) ago for your tangling pleasure. Remember to check out the “More Good Stuff” links below too. Zenful tangling!

BTW as you visit these tangles please Tweet or “like” them on Facebook so they get shared with a wider audience. Sharing links are on the left side of each pattern’s page. Thanks!

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How to draw FANDANGO

Zentangle pattern: Fandango

Online instructions for drawing Vicki Bassett’s Zentangle® pattern: Fandango.

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Ideas for tangling and decorating plastic Easter eggs

Angie Vangelis decorates plastic eggs

In this video, CZT Angie Vangelis demonstrates three easy ways to decorate plastic Easter eggs with tangles and flowers using Sakura Micron, Moonlight, Glaze and Watercolor Brush Pens.

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How to draw KELP

Zentangle pattern: Kelp

Online instructions for drawing Nancy Domnauer’s Zentangle® pattern: Kelp.

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TanglePatterns.com STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 2 (Strings 051-100) now available!

TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 2 (051-100)

The new 24-page PDF eBook describes the importance of Strings in Zentangle® and compiles 50 more strings (051-100) from the site’s resource into a convenient printable reference. Volume 2 also contains blank String Organizers for you to collect and organize more strings. Visit the STORE > EBOOKS page and scroll down to Item #6 to get your copy today. Remember, your purchase helps support the ongoing development of TanglePatterns.com and is most appreciated!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns.com STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 2 (Strings 051-100) now available!

TanglePatterns String 100

TanglePatterns String 100

This String is shared by Zentangle® co-founder Maria Thomas for your creative enjoyment. And String 100 means that the “TanglePatterns String Guide, Volume 2: Strings 51-100″ will soon be available in the Store! Watch for the announcement …

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How to draw DOUBLE D’S

Zentangle pattern: Double D's

Online instructions for drawing Judy Murphy’s Zentangle® pattern: Double D’s.

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New Renaissance Tan Zendala Sets available to pre-order from TanglePatterns

Zentangle Renaissance Zendala Set

I’m delighted to announce that new Renaissance Tan Zendala Sets are now available to pre-order from TanglePatterns. Zentangle has made these available only through CZTs for a while, so place your order today to get yours soon!

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How to draw RIXTY

Zentangle pattern: Rixty

Links to online instructions for drawing the latest official Zentangle® pattern: Rixty.

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How to draw SPIRO

Zentangle pattern: Spiro

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Spiro.

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TanglePatterns String 099

TanglePatterns String 099

This String is shared by CZT Jane Dickinson for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 099

Tangle Refresher 74

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 74

How to draw WINDOW GRILLES

Zentangle pattern: Window Grilles

Online instructions for drawing Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Window Grilles.

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How to draw TIPZ

Zentangle pattern: Tipz

Online instructions for drawing Faith Cohen’s Zentangle® pattern: Tipz.

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TanglePatterns String 098

TanglePatterns String 098

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 098

How to draw PAX

Zentangle pattern: Pax

Links to online instructions for drawing Christine Reyes’s Zentangle® pattern: Pax.

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How to draw ARNIA

Zentangle pattern: Arnia

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Maureen Stott’s Zentangle® pattern: Arnia.

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How to draw ANSU

Zentangle pattern: Ansu

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lori Manoogian’s Zentangle® pattern: Ansu.

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New Zentangle® tile sampler pack now available

Mixed Zentangle Tile Pack

You asked for it, and now you’ve got it! Zentangle HQ has just released a brand new mixed sampler pack of Zentangle® tiles containing 7 each of the classic 3.5″ white, black and tan tiles. And they’re available now from TanglePatterns.com.

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TanglePatterns String 097

TanglePatterns String 097

This String is shared by tangler Pegi Schargel for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 73

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 73

How to draw DIAMONDX

Zentangle pattern: DiamondX

Links to online instructions for drawing Angie Whalen’s Zentangle® pattern: DiamondX.

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How to draw TRIVET

Zentangle pattern: Trivet

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Nancy Newlin’s Zentangle® pattern: Trivet. And a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to y’all!

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