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How to draw IX

Zentangle pattern: IXAt  last week’s CZT® training seminar in Providence, Rhode Island, Zentangle® co-founder Maria Thomas demonstrated the new official tangle, IX.

The name for this tangle pattern comes from the Roman numerals for the number 9, and IX was introduced at the 9th graduating class.

This is such a fun tangle to draw and it grows beautifully, although my example is the basic X formation created by the central I strokes. As you’re drawing IX, bear in mind that it doesn’t really look like much until Step 5 when you add the strokes connecting the corners and then the magic happens – somewhat how CZT Carole Ohl’s Puf tangle magically pulls together at the last. IX also reminds me of the official tangle Hurry, the way it interweaves. Naturally, shading adds a lot to this tangle.

One of the new CZTs Jane Eileen Malone posted the step-by-step instructions for drawing IX on her blog, here. Jane shows a lovely finished monotangle Zentangle featuring IX.

UPDATE September 15, 2012: Here are Maria’s steps for drawing IX.

Here’s another little tip to help make the pattern grow outwards: make your initial pattern and connect the corners, then use the corners to extend the I-connectors out in any direction. You can also use curvy-shaped I’s, they don’t have to be dead straight.

I predict tons of fun with this one! And once again, congratulations to all the newly-graduated CZTs.

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