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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.

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Give the endless gift of Zentangle this holiday season

Giving the gift of Zentangle® is not only a thoughtful idea at any time, you are sharing an endless, life-long rewarding practice with your friends and loved ones. And your co-workers!

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Tangle Refresher 192 – Featuring inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired DIY crafts, our random string, plus how to draw Punzel, Strutz, Horti, Hearts-a-flutter, Brace-S

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring inexpensive seasonal crafts, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 192 – Featuring inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired DIY crafts, our random string, plus how to draw Punzel, Strutz, Horti, Hearts-a-flutter, Brace-S

Tangle Refresher 191 – Featuring how to make sweet Zentangle-inspired gift boxes, our random string, plus how to draw Printemps, Auracross, Feeling Knotty, Patience, Nouvart

Zendala gift boxes

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Plus CZT Dorian Eng’s video tutorial on how to make sweet Zentangle-inspired gift boxes, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 191 – Featuring how to make sweet Zentangle-inspired gift boxes, our random string, plus how to draw Printemps, Auracross, Feeling Knotty, Patience, Nouvart

I have a favor to ask you …

When you compare the value you get from TanglePatterns for a whole year of new creative content week in and week out to the cost of a single workshop or a book or a magazine subscription, I would like to believe you agree this resource is worth at least that much to you.

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Rick and Maria introduce Zentangle at the National Museum of American Illustrators summer lecture series

In this video Zentangle co-founders Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts introduced the art of Zentangle at the final event of the National Museum of American Illustrators (NMAI) 2018 Summer Lecture Series in Newport, Rhode Island, Enjoy the exquisite examples of Maria’s artistry through the years …

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Tangle Refresher 190 – Tangling glass ornaments, our random string plus how to draw Bales, Aprox, Ah-nyx, Tessell, Torsdag

Tangled Ornaments Tutorial by CZT Anna Houston

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring CZT Anna Houston’s tangled glass ornaments tutorial, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 190 – Tangling glass ornaments, our random string plus how to draw Bales, Aprox, Ah-nyx, Tessell, Torsdag

Tangle Refresher 189 – Going dotty, our random string, plus how to draw Oof, Trifle, Clamz, Ballby, Elloso

Stippled Zentangle

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Going Dotty, plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 189 – Going dotty, our random string, plus how to draw Oof, Trifle, Clamz, Ballby, Elloso

Tangle Refresher 188 – It’s Spiralicious, our random string and how to draw IX, VO, Siri, Heart2Heart, Ten-Shun

Michele Beauchamp's Zentangle Spiral Guide

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! An excellent tutorial on how to draw spiral strings for your Zentangles, AND our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 188 – It’s Spiralicious, our random string and how to draw IX, VO, Siri, Heart2Heart, Ten-Shun

Tangle Refresher 187 – Sharpen your line drawing skills, our random string, plus how to draw Hurry, LeeLee, Wibble, Zimba, Heart Offset

Simone Bischoff's Line Art Lessons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! This week we visit Simone Bischoff’s fun six-part line drawing tutorial to help sharpen our line drawing skills, plus we have our random string of the week and five more tangle gems …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 187 – Sharpen your line drawing skills, our random string, plus how to draw Hurry, LeeLee, Wibble, Zimba, Heart Offset

Tangle Refresher 186 – Featuring patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Flukes, Amadou, Soluna, Knightspeek, and Achy-Breaky

Tangle Refresher 186 – Featuring patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Flukes, Amadou, Solana, Knightspeek, Achy-Breaky

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 186 – Featuring patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Flukes, Amadou, Soluna, Knightspeek, and Achy-Breaky

Tangle Refresher 185 – Honoring CZT Billie Lauder and her Tangle Folk. Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Finery, Pezember, Lily-Eyes, Spoolies, Puffy 8’s

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Honoring CZT Billie Lauder and her Tangle Folk. Plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 185 – Honoring CZT Billie Lauder and her Tangle Folk. Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Finery, Pezember, Lily-Eyes, Spoolies, Puffy 8’s

Tangle Refresher 184 – Don’t give up on a tangle, our random string, plus how to draw Marasu, Meriberries, MySwing, Pach, Vikings

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Worthy advice from “The Book of Zentangle”, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 184 – Don’t give up on a tangle, our random string, plus how to draw Marasu, Meriberries, MySwing, Pach, Vikings

Tangle Refresher 183 – The Five-Minute Rule, our random string, plus how to draw Beeline, Jobowtie, Conoor, Odee, Cheerz

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring The Five-Minute Rule plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 183 – The Five-Minute Rule, our random string, plus how to draw Beeline, Jobowtie, Conoor, Odee, Cheerz

Tangle Refresher 182 – Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Gneiss, Tumbleweed, Tamarai, Cake, Joki

Tangle Refresher!

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

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 182 – Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Gneiss, Tumbleweed, Tamarai, Cake, Joki

Tangle Refresher 181 – Featuring Zentangle travel journals, our random string, plus how to draw Jonqal, Aniane, Wacho, Braidle, Drawave

Buried Treasure – our biweekly potpourri of things Zentangle (and sometimes not), hidden tangle gems, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 181 – Featuring Zentangle travel journals, our random string, plus how to draw Jonqal, Aniane, Wacho, Braidle, Drawave

Crystals for a Cause: “To Infinity and Beyond!” A Fundraiser to support the TanglePatterns website

Recently my CZT colleague Jenny Perruzzi asked if she could launch this fundraiser to help support TanglePatterns.com. Jenny has announced this fundraiser in her CZT Groups on Facebook. For those (like me) who aren’t Facebook users, I’m sharing Jenny’s post on the site so everyone can get this “perfect symbol of the unity of our Zentangle® community”.

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Tangle Refresher 180 – The 2018 FIFA World Cup, our random string, plus how to draw Auraknot, Humpzy, Sea Wave, Flutter Net, Remo

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! News from the world of international sports, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 180 – The 2018 FIFA World Cup, our random string, plus how to draw Auraknot, Humpzy, Sea Wave, Flutter Net, Remo

Tangle Refresher 179 – A Royal Wedding, a random string, and how to draw Indy-rella, Jelly Legs, Edgar, Tie, Q-Belle

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

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 179 – A Royal Wedding, a random string, and how to draw Indy-rella, Jelly Legs, Edgar, Tie, Q-Belle

Tangle Refresher 178 – Today is our 8th Tangleversary! Revisiting our first string, plus how to draw Echoism, Autumnal, Heartswell, Shark Kisses, Chianti

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TanglePatterns is EIGHT years old today! 🙂 We celebrate with our very first String and more great Buried Treasure …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 178 – Today is our 8th Tangleversary! Revisiting our first string, plus how to draw Echoism, Autumnal, Heartswell, Shark Kisses, Chianti

Tangle Refresher 177 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Ellish, Andromeda, Lollywimple, Winflow, Ponio

Tangle Refresher!

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

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 177 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Ellish, Andromeda, Lollywimple, Winflow, Ponio

Tangle Refresher 176 – Featuring a roundup of some excellent online guides to pens, a random string, plus how to draw Pepper, 1/2 Orbs, Mariposa, Kirkland, Arches

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a roundup of some excellent online guides to a variety of pens and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 176 – Featuring a roundup of some excellent online guides to pens, a random string, plus how to draw Pepper, 1/2 Orbs, Mariposa, Kirkland, Arches

Tangle Refresher 175 – Featuring inspiring personal stories, a random string, plus how to draw Onamato, Trangle, LO’s, Squiggles, Eleganza

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Also featuring inspiring stories about how Zentangle has changed lives, plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 175 – Featuring inspiring personal stories, a random string, plus how to draw Onamato, Trangle, LO’s, Squiggles, Eleganza

Mobile version of TanglePatterns has been disabled

Desktop version of TanglePatterns

This is to let you know that I have made the decision to disable the mobile version of TanglePatterns.com. From today, all users whether Desktop, laptop, tablet/iPad or mobile device will see the original Desktop version of the site.

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Tangle Refresher 174 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Ahh, Drogon, 3V, Starcrossed, Xs and Orbs

Tangle Refresher!

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

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 174 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Ahh, Drogon, 3V, Starcrossed, Xs and Orbs

Tangle Refresher 173 – Featuring thoughts about contrast, a random string, plus how to draw BB, Fayda, El Prado, Breezy, Abeko

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring thoughts about contrast, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 173 – Featuring thoughts about contrast, a random string, plus how to draw BB, Fayda, El Prado, Breezy, Abeko

Tangle Refresher 172 – Featuring auras, a random string, plus how to draw Bunzo, Ziggle, Andante, Measles, Whalestail

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Plus exploring auras, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 172 – Featuring auras, a random string, plus how to draw Bunzo, Ziggle, Andante, Measles, Whalestail

Tangle Refresher 171 – Featuring beginner tangles, a random string and how to draw Quandary, CC, Amun, Cindyer, Double 8’s

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! This week we feature beginner tangles and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 171 – Featuring beginner tangles, a random string and how to draw Quandary, CC, Amun, Cindyer, Double 8’s

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2018 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE - 2018 Edition

It’s here!! I am delighted to announce the 2018 Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE is now available for instant download in the Store!

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Tangle Refresher 170 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Drawings, Yam-it, Interlude, W3, A-dalpha

Tangle Refresher!

Welcome to 2018! This week’s Buried Treasure spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And shares our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 170 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Drawings, Yam-it, Interlude, W3, A-dalpha

Tangle Refresher 169 – Happy New Year wishes and featuring a random string, plus how to draw Icanthis, Rainking, Veezy, Funsin, Infinity

Tangle Refresher!

My heartfelt best wishes to you for 2018, along with Buried Treasure and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 169 – Happy New Year wishes and featuring a random string, plus how to draw Icanthis, Rainking, Veezy, Funsin, Infinity