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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Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2014 Edition to help you select tangles. See Page 4 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

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Tangle Refresher 37

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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TanglePatterns annual request for support, and news about the 2013 TANGLE GUIDE

With my deepest thanks!

Greetings my friends, November 1st has come to be when I must make my annual personal request for financial support for TanglePatterns.com. Find out how to renew your support and receive my gift of the TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2013 Edition when it is ready in January.

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Three new Design Originals Zentangle® titles

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It must be getting near holiday season because Zentangle® books are coming at us “fast and furious”. Here are three new titles from Design Originals.

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Tangle Refresher 36

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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New book just released: One Zentangle a Day

One Zentangle a Day

CZT® Beckah Krahula’s new book “One Zentangle A Day” is shipping this week! Here’s a little more about it …

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TanglePatterns Shading Mini-Clinic – Part 2

Sandy Bartholomew, CZT

Here’s the second and final part of the TanglePatterns Shading Mini-Clinic series, everything you want to know about shading your Zentangle art. In Part 2, guest contributor CZT® Sandy Steen Bartholomew (author of “Totally Tangled” and more) answers your shading questions with her personal suggestions and illustrates using tiles submitted to TanglePatterns for this series. In Part 1 posted earlier this week, CZT® Marizaan van Beek reviews shading tools, gives her personal guidelines, and demonstrates her method of shading Zentangles, step-by-step. Read on! …

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TanglePatterns Shading Mini-Clinic – Part 1

Marizaan van Beek, CZT®

Here’s another great resource, everything you want to know about shading your Zentangle art. In Part 1 of this two-part series, guest contributor CZT® Marizaan van Beek reviews shading tools, gives her personal guidelines, and demonstrates her method of shading Zentangles, step-by-step. In Part 2 coming up on Friday, CZT® Sandy Steen Bartholomew (author of “Totally Tangled” and more) answers your shading questions with her personal suggestions and illustrates using tiles submitted to TanglePatterns for this series. Read on! …

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Tangle Refresher 35

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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From the creators of Zentangle, “The Book of Zentangle” is now available for pre-order

The Book of Zentangle

Exciting, long-awaited news! The beautiful new coffee-table book, “The Book of Zentangle” created by founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas is now available and you can pre-order it here today!

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Tangle Refresher 34

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure. Also, a request for submissions for an upcoming “Shading Mini-Clinic”.

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Tangle Refresher 33

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher 32

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher 31

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher 30

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 29

Tangle Refresher!

This is the second anniversary of the Buried Treasure Series! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher 28

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Kass Hall’s new book now available: Zentangle Untangled

Zentangle Untangled, by CZT Kass Hall

Quick announcement that Australian CZT® Kass Hall’s new book “Zentangle Untangled” published by North Light Books is now available, and a link to my review!

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Tangle Refresher 27

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 26

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Exploring the elegance of Zentangle in a larger format

Secret Garden by CZT Michele Beauchamp

CZT® Michele Beauchamp answers frequently asked questions about how she creates her beautiful Zentangle-inspired art.

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Tangle Refresher 25 and a Zentangle milestone

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 very important and exciting piece of news, a “milestone event” from Zentangle.

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TanglePatterns celebrates its second birthday this week!

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And I couldn’t have done it without you …

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Tangle Refresher!

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

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New free eBook – Copyright for crafters and artists

INTERWEAVE'S "Know Your Rights" free copyright ebook

Most of you are familiar with Interweave through their many magazines and electronic publications. On Thursday (April 26th), Interweave released a free e-book “Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Artists and Crafters” in recognition of World Intellectual Property Day. Here is what they have to say about the e-Book, with a link to their free download.

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Advice for using Sakura Micron pens on other surfaces

Tangler Tips

Recently a reader emailed asking for advice about using Sakura micron pens on a painted surface so I contacted Sakura for their guidelines. Their response was very helpful to ensure the best outcome with our art processes.

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