What is Zentangle?
Chip in to help TanglePatterns!
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All contents of this website are Copyright © 2010 - 2017 Linda Farmer, TanglePatterns.com, and artists where named, and protected by United States and international copyright laws.
Copying content in any form other than for your own personal offline reference, is EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.
NO CONTENT MAY BE REPRODUCED OR REPUBLISHED INCLUDING PINNING WITHOUT PERMISSION. COMMERCIAL USE OF ANY CONTENT IS PROHIBITED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2017 Edition to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

Archives

Free Delivery on all Books at the Book Depository

How to draw ARNIA

Zentangle pattern: Arnia. 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.Arnia is an interesting tangle pattern from Vernon, Connecticut-based CZT Maureen Stott and it’s her first on the site. Maureen is a member of the most recent CZT class, XIII of November 2013.

One of the CZT seminar ‘homework’ assignments was to deconstruct a pattern. I found a beautiful frame around a mirror and when I looked at it closer there was a pattern that I found intriguing. As I worked on it, it looked like beehives, so I named it ARNIA, which is the Italian word for beehive.

In addition to my massage therapy private practice, I teach Access Consciousness classes. I ‘stumbled’ across Zentangle®. I was in Michael’s Craft store waiting to pick up a picture being framed when I saw a book on Zentangle. When I got home I googled Zentangle and started teaching myself how to do the patterns. Knowing that self-learning can lead to bad habits that are difficult to break, I decided that it was in my best interest to take a class. I did and I was hooked!

This is a cropped image from a photograph Maureen shares of the gilded mirror frame inspiring Arnia.

Gilt mirror frame inspiring ArniaMany interesting patterns can be found on picture or mirror frames and in their related architectural crown moldings. However for a pattern to qualify as a tangle for Zentangle® it must be abstract and have “no right side up”. To be on the safe side I used facing “ribbons” of Arnia to create my example.

In her monotangle included with her step-by-step instructions below, Maureen includes several innovative and lovely ways to vary the pattern and shows that even as single ribbons the pattern stands up from any point of view.

How to draw ARNIA by CZT Maureen Stott

Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please feel free to refer to the step outs to recreate this tangle in your Zentangles and ZIAs, or link back to this page. However the artist and TanglePatterns.com reserve all rights to these images and they should not be pinned, reproduced or republished. Thank you for respecting these rights.

Check out the tag maureens for more of Maureen’s patterns on TanglePatterns.com.

Enhance your Zentangle experience ...

NEW! Over 1,000 tangles! TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2017 Edition

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE - 2017 Edition The newest Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE. This instant-download 54-page digital eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2016. With over 1,000 tangles, it's a must-have tool for using the site.
Visit the BOOK REVIEWS page for more details on its features and view a sample page.
Visit the STORE > E-BOOKS page for more information and support TanglePatterns.com by getting your copy now!
GIFT ORDERS: To give the TANGLE GUIDE as a gift, visit this page to place your gift order.
If you're new to Zentangle® and tangling, my TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ZENTANGLE is just what you need to get started. Also available en Français and en Español.

Zentangle Primer Volume 1 Remember you can get your official Zentangle supplies here too, including the fabulous new Zentangle PRIMER Vol 1. It's your CZT-in-a-book by the founders of Zentangle®! Visit the STORE tab on the top menu bar or click on the image. For more about the content and to read the rave reviews, visit the BOOK REVIEWS tab.
"Absolutely the best Zentangle Book yet! As an accomplished artist I used to think I did not need instruction on this art form. How wrong I was! My tangling improved by leaps and bounds after reading this book. If you think you have Zentangle down then you need this book more than ever!" ~ Kris H

The Official Zentangle Kit Another great jump-starter for new tanglers is the original Official Zentangle Kit. The Kit includes all the supplies you'll need to get started properly: Sakura Micron Pens, Zentangle Tiles, pencil, sharpener, tortillion, a booklet and an instructional DVD by co-founder Maria Thomas. Click on the image for more information about the Kit and its contents.

You might also like:

Sharing is caring ...
Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponEmail this to someone

2 comments to How to draw ARNIA

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

  

  

  

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.