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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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Adapting the Zentangle philosophy to life, notes from Judy Okawa

Let's discuss it!

Guest contributor and Ohio tangler Judy Okawa shares her notes about how the Zentangle® philosophy can be adapted to a “philosophy of life” …

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Tangle Refresher 160 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Strircles, Kiasom, D’rua, Ping, Whimriph

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Zentangle Community: When you haven’t been tangling for a while, how do you get started again?

Let's discuss it!

Question from the Zentangle community, to the community: When you’ve been absent for a while, how do you get back into the swing of your Zentangle practice? Your advice and suggestions are invited and welcome …

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Tangle Refresher 159 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw BB, Sati, Y-Chain, Fraccing and 3-Loops-6

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 158 – Featuring a random string, plus how to draw Fife, ‘Dillo, Eclipse, Fission and Tamisolo

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 157 – Two special occasions, a random string, and how to draw Molygon, Tattle, Zooloo, Natti and Wocar

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Plus two special occasions, a random string, and how to draw Molygon, Tattle, Zooloo, Natti and Wocar …

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Tangle Refresher 156 – A random string, plus how to draw Cadent, Subline, Croissant, 2SS2 and Snowflower

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 155 – A random string, plus how to draw Ellish, 2-S, Calix, Fe-Ba and Caught

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 154 – A random string, plus how to draw Ixorus, Marnie, Win-Zetta, Contacted and Hua

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 153 – A random string, plus how to draw tangles Keeko, Sand, Plop, Puchong & Oybay

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! A random string, plus how to draw tangles Keeko, Sand, Plop, Puchong & Oybay

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Thanking you for 7 wonderful years of friendship and support

TanglePatterns is 7 years old today!

TanglePatterns is seven years old today!

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Tangle Refresher 152 – A random string, plus how to draw tangles Pendrills, Fleavy, Gotcha, Wedge & Bala

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! A random string, plus how to draw tangles Pendrills, Fleavy, Gotcha, Wedge & Bala

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My Easter gifts for you

On the occasion of this Good Friday and the Easter weekend I want to share a beautiful book I’ve been reading the last week or so, and a photograph I took recently.

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Tangle Refresher 151 – Featuring “Stages of the quest”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring “Stages of the quest” …

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Tangle Refresher 150 – On taking time for each stroke

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring thoughts on taking time for each stroke …

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Tangle Refresher 149 – Featuring a tutorial from CZT Marie Browning on how to draw colored gems with Tombow markers

Marie Browning's Dragonfly with Gems

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring CZT Marie Browning’s tutorial on how to draw gems with Tombow markers, and links to more resources on rendering gems

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TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 5 now available!

TanglePatterns.com STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 5: Strings 201-250

The fifth volume in the “TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE” series containing Strings 201-250 is now available at STORE > EBOOKS for instant download. Your purchase helps keep TanglePatterns going and is much appreciated.

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Tangle Refresher 148 – Featuring personal accounts of how Zentangle® has changed lives

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring personal accounts of how Zentangle® has changed lives …

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Tangle Refresher 147 – Featuring the Zen of Zentangle®

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring the Zen of Zentangle® …

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Tangle Refresher 146 – Featuring the Zentangle magic of aura-ing

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring the Zentangle magic of aura-ing …

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Tangle Refresher 145 – Featuring tangles that are good for Zentangle newbies

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring tangles that are good for Zentangle newbies …

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2017 Edition is here!

I’m pleased and excited to announce that the 2017 Edition of my “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is now available for instant download in the Store! The 2017 Edition is revised and updated and integrates all of the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31st, 2016.

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Tangle Refresher 144 – with a special vocal treat and warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2017!

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! With a special vocal treat and warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2017!

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Tangle Refresher 143 – and celebrating a Florida Christmas with the Winterfest Boat Parade

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And celebrating a Florida Christmas with the Winterfest Boat Parade …

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Give the endless gift of Zentangle this holiday season

Giving the gift of Zentangle® is not only a thoughtful idea for Christmas, you are sharing an endless, life-long rewarding practice with your loved ones.

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Tangle Refresher 142 – Take time out from Black Friday to get your Zentangle on!

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Today we spotlight hidden tangle gems from the past. Here are some terrific tangles you might not have used for a while or maybe some you haven’t come across yet.

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Tangle Refresher 141 – Veterans Day and RIP Leonard Cohen

The Legendary Leonard Cohen

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Veteran’s Day, Remembrance Day, and RIP Leonard Cohen …

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Inaugural CZT-Asia seminars graduate 270 new CZTs!

The first two of the inaugural CZT-Asia seminars have just wrapped up in Taipei, Taiwan with resounding success. As a result, 270 more Mandarin-speaking CZTs will be teaching the Zentangle Method™ and Artform within their communities.

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TanglePatterns needs your financial support to help it thrive

Help keep TanglePatterns.com going and growing

Each year at this time it’s necessary for me to ask every user of TanglePatterns for help to keep this unique Zentangle® resource going and growing …

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Tangle Refresher 140 – Featuring inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired DIY crafts for the holiday season

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired DIY crafts for the holiday season …

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