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TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle®
TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle® TanglePatterns.com GUÍA PARA PRINCIPIANTES de Zentangle® TanglePatterns.com Guide du Zentangle® Pour Débutants
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A Zentangle jump-start for beginners! This illustrated eBook describes Zentangle®, its origins, the supplies recommended, and the steps of the Zentangle Method.
Contains over a dozen examples of Zentangle-original tangles that are good for Beginners and an interactive list of additional free learning resources. If you don’t have a CZT near you this explains everything you need to know to get started with Zentangle.

 

How to draw DOODAH

Zentangle pattern: Doodah. 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.Doodah! It’s a super easy ribbon-style tangle for you to play with …

Doodah is the latest Zentangle®-original tangle published by co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

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Tangle Refresher 202 – Tips for using white ink on black Zentangle tiles, our random string, plus how to draw Fengle, Hemp, M-Anning, Trisnail, Oddbalz

Tips for using white ink on Black Zentangle® and Zendala Tiles Although they’ve been around for several years now, the black Zentangle® tiles can present some challenges to tanglers because white ink is a completely different “animal” from the Sakura Microns we’re accustomed to in the Zentangle Method™.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video of Maria tangling a Zendala tile from start to finish

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Marvelous and mesmerizing! Watch and learn as Maria tangles a Zendala tile from start to finish.

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How to draw SHANGO

Zentangle pattern: Shango. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Milde Weiss’s Zentangle® pattern: Shango.

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Save the dates! CZT certification seminar dates for 2020 have been announced

For everyone interested in becoming a Certified Zentangle Teacher and for CZTs planning to attend again, here are the 2020 USA seminar dates for your planning purposes.

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How to draw OFLOAT

Zentangle pattern: OFloat. 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.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Aish Darbha’s Zentangle® pattern: OFloat.

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How to draw NAF

Zentangle pattern: NAF. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Sue Leslie’s Zentangle® pattern: NAF.

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How to draw WINDMILL

Zentangle pattern: Windmill. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hiroko Matsuo’s Zentangle® pattern: Windmill. And Happy July 4th wishes!!

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How to draw BABABA

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: BaBaBa. And Happy Canada Day wishes!

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How to draw WILDWOOD

Zentangle pattern: Wildwood. 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.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Wildwood.

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How to draw ALL STARS

Online instructions for drawing Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: All Stars.

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How to draw DECOO

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Decoo.

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How to draw SANAURA

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hiroko Matsuo’s Zentangle® pattern: Sanaura.

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How to draw TWEAK

Online instructions for drawing Jacqui Bull’s Zentangle® pattern: Tweak.

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How to draw APPEASE

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Connie Green’s Zentangle® pattern: Appease.

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Tangle Refresher 201 – Colored gems, our random string, plus how to draw Noom, Trilad, PS23, Firecracker, Agni

Marie Browning's Dragonfly with Gems

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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How to draw ROSONE

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Susanne Redaelli’s Zentangle® pattern: Rosone.

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How to draw OODLES

Zentangle pattern: Oodles. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mary Van Deman’s Zentangle® pattern: Oodles.

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How to draw HAPPY

Zentangle pattern: Happy. 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.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Nadine Roller’s Zentangle® pattern: Happy.

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How to draw CHECKMATE

Zentangle pattern: Checkmate. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Jody Genovese’s Zentangle® pattern: Checkmate.

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Guest post: CZT Jenny Perruzzi’s 2nd Annual TanglePatterns Fundraiser

the 2nd Annual Tangle Patterns Fundraiser

It’s time for the 2nd Annual TanglePatterns Fundraiser! Use the link to purchase a gorgeous piece from the Touchstone Crystal line by Swarovski and support TanglePatterns while you’re at it. “It’s a win-win: you get to sparkle, and Linda gets some very much appreciated assistance.”

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How to draw HAF N HAF

Zentangle pattern: Haf n Haf. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Dennie York’s Zentangle® pattern: Haf n Haf.

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How to draw JUBILEE

Zentangle pattern: Jubilee. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Cyndi Knapp’s Zentangle® pattern: Jubilee.

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How to draw TAIGA

Zentangle pattern: Taiga. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Taiga.

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How to draw PUD

Zentangle pattern: Pud. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ginny Lockhart’s Zentangle® pattern: Pud.

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How to draw UBUD

Zentangle pattern: Ubud. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Pam Signorelli’s Zentangle® pattern: Ubud. With Memorial Day wishes …

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How to draw LOGAN

Zentangle pattern: Logan. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Chrissie Frampton’s Zentangle® pattern: Logan.

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How to draw PENA

Zentangle pattern: Pena. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Hiromi Fukuoka’s Zentangle® pattern: Pena.

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Tangle Refresher 200 – Zenbuttons, our random string, plus how to draw Waybop, Cirli, Companion, Chaist, Cross-ur-heart

TanglePatterns Tutorial: How to create CZT Marguerite Samama's Zenbuttons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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