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My name (Linda) in a Zentangle®, using tangles with names starting 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 tangles 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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TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle®
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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 Zentangle-original 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.

 

How to draw SPRIGERZ

Zentangle pattern: Sprigerz. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.Continuing with the theme of Spring, today’s Sprigerz tangle is from CZT Brenda Campbell and it’s her first on the site.

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How to draw FLORIA

Zentangle pattern: Floria. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.April showers bring April … Floria’s! Okay, I took a little poetic license there 🙂

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STORIES: Zentangle helped CZT get through pre-op procedure without anesthesia

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. CZT Linda Dochter shares how Zentangle helped her get through a pre-op procedure without anesthesia …

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Tangle Refresher 199 – Coloring eggs naturally for Easter, our random string, plus how to draw Icanthis, Beebug, Camreap, Olluan, Tint

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Featuring an Easter egg tutorial and our random string of the week …

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How to draw JAVIK

Zentangle pattern: Javik. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Javik.

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How to draw DOUBLE DOUBLE

Zentangle pattern: Double Double. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Double Double. Also, what is a vesica piscis?

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How to draw LIULIU DASHUN

Zentangle pattern: Liuliu Dashun. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Liuliu Dashun.

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How to draw SHIRLEY

Zentangle pattern: Shirley. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Shirley.

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How to draw TUNNELVIZION

Zentangle pattern: TunnelVizion. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Jody Genovese’s Zentangle® pattern: TunnelVizion.

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Tangle Refresher 198 – Exploring the range of the Micron 01 pen, our random string, plus how to draw Chainging, Apacore, Scallamp, Purze, C-View

Sakura Micron 01 Pen

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Exploring the range of the Micron 01 pen, and our random string of the week …

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How to draw KADIBRA

Zentangle pattern: Kadibra. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Kadibra.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video demonstrating how to tangle dingsplatZ

Maria tangles a dingsplatz

“Hot off the presses” – this is the latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle’s co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

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How to draw JUD

Zentangle pattern: Jud. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Beatrice Arnonas’s Zentangle® pattern: Jud.

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How to draw WELL, WELL, WHO

Zentangle pattern: Well Well Who. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Well, Well, Who.

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How to draw PEEKS

Zentangle pattern: Peeks. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Leslee Feiwus’s Zentangle® pattern: Peeks.

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How to draw FONTANA

Zentangle pattern: Fontana. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Fontana.

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How to draw FITZI

Zentangle pattern: Fitzi. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Bunny Wright’s Zentangle® pattern: Fitzi.

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How to draw AZTEKA

Zentangle pattern: Azteka. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Cyndi Knapp’s Zentangle® pattern: Azteka.

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How to draw RA-ON

Zentangle pattern: Ra-On. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® JooHee Shim’s Zentangle® pattern: Ra-On.

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Tangle Refresher 197 – Zentangle-inspired mini-canvases, our random string, plus how to draw Tagh, Frunky, Trella, 2V, Rainbow Bridge

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring Zentangle-inspired mini-canvases, plus our random string of the week …

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How to draw BERTEE

Zentangle pattern: Bertee. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Chrissie Frampton’s Zentangle® pattern: Bertee.

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How to draw ARKAND

Zentangle pattern: Arkand. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Lynn Hensley’s Zentangle® pattern: Arkand.

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How to draw ANTHEM

Zentangle pattern: Anthem. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Jody Genovese’s Zentangle® pattern: Anthem.

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How to draw RINGRILL

Zentangle pattern: Ringrill. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sunali Shah’s Zentangle® pattern: Ringrill.

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How to draw TWIRLIES

Zentangle pattern: Twirlies. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Nancy Newlin’s Zentangle® pattern: Twirlies.

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Tangle Refresher 196 – Adding glorious color to your ZIAs, our random string, plus how to draw Squid, D’eneh, Dreamdex, Plingh, Papz

tn-marie-browning-zia-tombow-dual-brush-pens

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Tutorial on adding glorious color to your ZIAs, and our random string of the week …

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How to draw SCAPE

Zentangle pattern: Scape. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Angie Gittles’s Zentangle® pattern: Scape.

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How to draw EDIE

Zentangle pattern: Edie. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Laurel Davis’s Zentangle® pattern: Edie.

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How to draw STWIST

Zentangle pattern: Stwist. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Sylvia Liao’s Zentangle® pattern: Stwist. With another approach by CZT® Lisette Hofer.

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