What is Zentangle?
Your support helps keep TanglePatterns going!
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher
Artists for Respect

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All contents of this website are Copyright © 2010 – 2018 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 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

How to draw CORE

Zentangle pattern: Core. 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.For some reason this song sprung to mind as I sat down at the keyboard – “Monday, Monday“. Classic song by The Mamas and The Papas.

If you find yourself humming this today, you know where it came from 😉

Today’s sweet, exuberant Core tangle is from our long-time friend Beth Snoderly who has so many great tangles on the site. And Core has also been waiting patiently in my archives for a very long time to make its debut.

Core seems very festive to me, I can picture it all ZIA-glittery in Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust pens

Beth describes how she came up with Core and how it gets its name:

“This is a fun one for me to draw. I was playing with angled squares and started looping the top like a lowercase ‘y’ and the bottom like a lowercase ‘h’ with vertical sides. Then I hooked them together and Core was born.

It is a easy and fun tangle to play with. There are so many ways to decorate and get many different looks.

My hubby helped name it as he said it reminded him of an apple core.”

Core is so easy to do and you can make it wander around the tile as much as you like. Changes in scale, touches of shading and imaginative embellishments make for a versatile tangle.

BTW, another apple-inspired tangle you might like to check out is CZT® Lori Manoogian’s Apacore which also contains a link to the recipe for my favorite (and easy!) dessert, Bavarian Apple Torte.

Beth illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Core below where she also demonstrates several simple variations for this fun and festive tangle.

How to draw the tangle pattern Core, tangle and deconstruction by Beth Snoderly.

Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please feel free to refer to the steps images to recreate this tangle in your personal Zentangles and ZIAs, or to link back to this page. However the artist and TanglePatterns.com reserve all rights to these images and they must not be publicly pinned, altered, reproduced or republished. They are for your personal offline reference only. Thank you for respecting these rights. Click the image for an article explaining what copyright means in plain English. “Always let your conscience be your guide.” ~ Jiminy Cricket

As you enjoy any of the tangles on the site, please leave a comment of thanks and encouragement to show the artists you appreciate them for sharing their creativity to inspire yours. Your thanks helps motivate them to continue to share!

Check out the tag beths for more of Beth’s tangles on TanglePatterns.com.

Happy Hanukkah!

For all our Jewish tangling friends celebrating their joyous Festival of Lights this week …

What is Hanukkah?

* * *

Never miss a tangle

Sign up to get new tangle postings delivered free to your inbox by email in just 2 easy steps:

  1. Click here: Subscribe to TanglePatterns by Email and enter your email address
  2. IMPORTANT: you must activate your subscription by clicking on the link in the email you will receive immediately from FeedBlitz on behalf of TanglePatterns. Note: if you subscribe to all three newsletters (Daily, Comments, Weekly Digest) you will receive a confirmation email for each subscription.

How to manage your TanglePatterns Newsletter subscriptions

You can change your email address, temporarily pause your subscription while you're on vacation, or unsubscribe at any time by using the subscription management links at the bottom of any of your newsletters.

Whether you subscribe to the daily TanglePatterns newsletter, the Comments newsletter, or the Weekly Digest newsletter, each one is a separate subscription so use the links in the relevant email to make your changes. For more information see ABOUT > HOW TO CHANGE YOUR EMAIL SUBSCRIPTION on the menu bar at the top of any page.

* * *

Enhance your Zentangle experience ...

CURRENT EDITION! TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2018 Edition

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE - 2018 Edition

The newest Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE. This instant-download 60-page digital eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2017. Containing over 1,000 tangles, it's a must-have tool for using the site.

"Linda, Thank you! I was relying on too few and getting stuck after 3 years of daily working with Zentangle. This has inspired me to ‘begin again’ with renewed excitement." ~ Barbara R.

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 NOW AVAILABLE IN SOFTCOVER!! Don't miss the fabulous 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.

3 comments to How to draw CORE

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.