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How to draw BUTTACUP

Zentangle pattern: ButtaCup. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.comToday’s easy ribbon-type tangle, ButtaCup, comes from tangler Shawna Martin and it’s her first on the site.

From Jefferson City MO, Shawna writes,

I discovered Zentangle® last December and haven’t lifted my pen from paper since!

As with most of the ribbon or border type tangles that look great on their own, ButtaCup can also be drawn “back-to-back” to create an overall fill tangle as Shawna demonstrates below.

Shawna illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing ButtaCup below. Her monotangle shows a couple of different ways you can vary this tangle.

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