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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 UBUD

Zentangle pattern: Ubud. 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.A very happy Memorial Day Weekend to all our fellow American tanglers, wherever you may be in the world!

Quoting from the past:

“Memorial Day is a popular and welcome family holiday but more importantly it’s a special time we take to remember all those who have sacrificed their lives for us to have the lives we enjoy in peace and freedom. On Monday together we observe a one minute National Moment of Remembrance in gratitude to honor each and every one.

The National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans, wherever they are at 3 p.m., local time, on Memorial Day Monday, to pause in an act of national unity for a duration of one minute. The time 3 p.m. was chosen because it is the time when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday. The Moment does not replace traditional Memorial Day events; rather, it is an act of national unity in which all Americans, alone or with family and friends, honor those who died in service to the United States.”

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How to draw LOGAN

Zentangle pattern: Logan. 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.Today’s grid-based Logan tangle is from UK CZT Chrissie Frampton who recently shared her popular Bertee tangle with us. Logan is Chrissie’s ninth tangle on the site.

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How to draw PENA

Zentangle pattern: Pena. 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 Hiromi Fukuoka’s Zentangle® pattern: Pena.

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Tangle Refresher 200 – Zenbuttons, our random string, plus how to draw Waybop, Cirli, Companion, Chaist, Cross-ur-heart

TanglePatterns Tutorial: How to create CZT Marguerite Samama's Zenbuttons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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How to draw SAMPA

Zentangle pattern: Sampa. 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® Dina Schaffer’s Zentangle® pattern: Sampa.

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How to draw POD FLOWER

Zentangle pattern: Pod Flower. 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 Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Pod Flower.

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How to draw ZIG ZAG TRACK

Zentangle pattern: Zig Zag Track. 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: Zig Zag Track. With Happy Mother’s Day wishes …

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How to draw TUT

Zentangle pattern: Tut. 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 Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: Tut.

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How to draw SAATIN

Zentangle pattern: Saatin. 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® Nadine Roller’s Zentangle® pattern: Saatin.

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Today is TanglePatterns 9th Tangleversary!

TanglePatterns is 9 today!

And I couldn’t have done it without you …

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How to draw SIKITO

Zentangle pattern: Sikito. 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® Simone Menzel’s Zentangle® pattern: Sikito.

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How to draw S-VINE

Zentangle pattern: S-Vine. 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 Michelle Dugdale’s Zentangle® pattern: S-Vine.

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How to draw BEKK

Zentangle pattern: Bekk. 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: Bekk.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #05 Summary – Zentangle Cartouches

Project Pack No. 05

This article summarizes the 10 videos of Zentangle’s Project Pack #05 and includes links to the individual videos.

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How to draw WINK

Zentangle pattern: Wink. 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: Wink. And Anzac Day thoughts honoring our friends and allies.

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How to draw KLOMP

Zentangle pattern: Klomp. 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: Klomp.

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How to draw RETURN

Zentangle pattern: Return. 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 Aronas’s Zentangle® pattern: Return.

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Easter gifts of peace and loving-kindness

On the occasion of this Good Friday, the Easter weekend and the beginning of Passover …

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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.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Brenda Campbell’s Zentangle® pattern: Sprigerz.

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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.

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

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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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