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How to draw HYPNOTIC

Zentangle pattern: Hypnotic. 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.The cool Hypnotic tangle is from Elena Hadzijaneva from Macedonia, who also gave us the Retro tangle pattern.

Elena’s pattern is not strictly speaking a Zentangle® tangle because she begins with pencil lines that are later erased. And pencil dots and guidelines are a no-no in Zentangle: “no pencil, no eraser … just pure Zentangle magic … one stroke at a time.

TanglePatterns is all about Zentangle, by-the-book. So I made an inked grid the first step of the pattern construction and the end result is just as pleasing while respecting the Zentangle method.

Zentangle pattern: HypnoticHypnotic is a delightful tangle to draw and shade, and it’s so easy. You can really get into a rhythm drawing all those concentric lines. This looks equally cool when your inked starting lines are not perfectly parallel and perpendicular. Make them curvy and/or at angles to each other and you’ll be delighted with the results. BTW, this also goes for just about any tangle that starts with a grid and you can find more of those by checking out the tag grid in the left sidebar under the “Find Patterns by Tag” heading.

Elena illustrates the steps for drawing Hypnotic here.

Check out the tag elenah for more of Elena’s patterns on TanglePatterns.com.


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5 comments to How to draw HYPNOTIC

  • Joyce Blodgett

    Linda, I like the wobble in your version; I love doing that with “Nightsbridge” because it makes it come out different every time.

  • OOOH! I am going to really enjoy using this tangle. Having an inked grid looks great, and I appreciate both the formal and the funky gridlines. Thank you Elena for coming up with this and sharing it with the world! Thank you, Linda, for letting us know about it!

  • This is such a great tangle, so simple and so hypnotic. I’ll definitely be adding this to my list of favourites.

  • Peggie Schurch

    Hi, Love this tangle and will try it out again and again. I did find though, that I could do it without the grid and butt them against each other in all directions with a very good result. Now, would that make my attempt a Zentangle? Thanks for sharing. Peggie Schurch Australia

  • NH Diane

    I did mine by drawing circles that are touching each other, then doing the “inside” part. It looks good that way, and it can be called a “real” Zentangle.

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