What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

The Zentangle® art form and method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas and is copyrighted. Zentangle® is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc. Learn more at zentangle.com.

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Announcement: Join TanglePatterns

My name (Linda) drawn in a Zentangle®, using Tangle Patterns whose names start with the letters of my name. Click this Zentangle to learn more.A very warm welcome to TanglePatterns, you are certainly among friends. Tanglers are a wonderful, generous and sharing community. I hope you enjoy the site and are inspired by the tangles and many useful resources you find here. Please feel free to add your thoughts in the comments on any page and join in the community.

Here are some suggestions on how to use this site. If you are new to Zentangle®, I suggest you visit this page first to get an idea of the focus of TanglePatterns.

Here’s another resource that’s handy for newcomers — Exploring TanglePatterns. Be sure to check out the rest of the pages on the menu at the very top of every page — there’s a wealth of information there you’ll want to see.  Also, don’t miss the TUTORIALS tab on the pink alphabetic tangles menu bar.

Recently I’ve added a new FAQ page on the “About” menu that may answer any other questions you might have.

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NEW!! TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2015 Edition

TanglePatterns TANGLE GUIDE 2015 The current Edition of my TANGLE GUIDE. This eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2014.
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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.

 

STORIES: Zentangle® helps cope with devastating loss

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. For more accounts in this series, click on the “STORIES” link in the alphabetical listing above.
Visit this post for the Stories that inspired this series.

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STORIES: How Zentangle changes livesNew tangler Shirley H from Columbia, Maryland, writes …

“My dear sweet mother passed away at age 87 in June. We lived together all our lives. It has been a devastating loss. The only way I can cope is to keep busy. I have done many crafts over the years. I taught needlepoint for 20 years. I have never delve too much into art, as I don’t consider myself an ‘artist.’

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TanglePatterns String 172

TanglePatterns.com STRINGSThis week’s String is shared by German CZT Anya Lothrop for your creative enjoyment and it’s her first in our resource.

Bear in mind that Zentangle® strings are guidelines, and there is no right side up. Strings are always drawn freehand in pencil so they magically disappear into your completed Zentangle.

You can use a string exactly as it is or adapt it to suit as your Zentangle grows. Start with the string as it’s shown then, as you go, combine sections if your tangles want to, or divide a section into smaller ones. Go with the flow and enjoy.

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Tangle Refresher 110

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And a look at Hurricane Season and our current advisory for TS Erika.

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How to draw WATUSEE

Zentangle pattern: Watusee. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Virginia Lockhart’s Zentangle® pattern: Watusee.

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How to draw ZENITH

Zentangle pattern: Zenith. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com

Links to online instructions for drawing the latest Zentangle®-original tangle: Zenith. Including CZT Jason Poole’s song, “Zentangle Hula”.

Continue reading: How to draw ZENITH

TanglePatterns String 171

Right click and SAVE to your computer; then print.

This String is shared by tangler Ulrike Braun for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw HAMAIL

Zentangle pattern: Hamail. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: Hamail.

Continue reading: How to draw HAMAIL

How to draw KAY-TEE

Zentangle pattern: Kay-Tee. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

Online instructions for drawing Davor Planinec’s Zentangle® pattern: Kay-tee.

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How to draw BUTTACUP

Zentangle pattern: ButtaCup. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

Online instructions for drawing Shawna Martin’s Zentangle® pattern: ButtaCup.

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TanglePatterns String 170

TanglePatterns String 170. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Domnauer for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 109

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And a birthday message of gratitude for Maria Thomas, Zentangle co-founder.

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 109

How to draw BRRRST

Zentangle pattern: BrrSt. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatter

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Kelly Barone’s Zentangle® pattern: BrrrSt.

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How to draw MORF

Zentangle pattern: Morf. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePattern

Online instructions for drawing Susie Achter’s Zentangle® pattern: Morf.

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TanglePatterns String 169

TanglePatterns String 169. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 169

How to draw TOUR

Zentangle pattern: Tour. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePattern

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Nancy Domnauer’s Zentangle® pattern: Tour.

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How to draw UNDU

Zentangle pattern: Undu. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePattern

Links to online instructions for drawing Daniel Lamothe’s Zentangle® pattern: Undu.

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How to draw FLUTTER

Zentangle pattern: Flutter. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatt

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Flutter.

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TanglePatterns String 168

TanglePatterns String 168. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Sabrina Croft for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 108

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And “Bicycles change lives”.

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How to draw QUICKZLY

Zentangle pattern: Quickzly. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Annette Carlo’s Zentangle® pattern: Quickzly.

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How to draw X-ESS

Zentangle pattern: X-ess. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All Rights Reserved.

Online instructions for drawing Susie Achter’s Zentangle® pattern: X-ess.

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TanglePatterns String 167

TanglePatterns String 167. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Sandra Schubert for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 167

How to draw HARFE

Zentangle pattern: Harfe. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatter

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Jennifer Hohensteiner’s Zentangle® pattern: Harfe.

Continue reading: How to draw HARFE

How to draw DICSO

Zentangle pattern: Dicso. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatter

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mina Hsiao’s Zentangle® pattern: Dicso.

Continue reading: How to draw DICSO

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