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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TANGLE SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2015 Edition to help you select tangles. See Page 6 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

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TanglePatterns STRING GUIDE now available

TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE Volume 1 (Strings 1-50)

For those of you who’ve written to ask if there’s a PDF of the site’s Strings available, there is now! The 21-page PDF describes the importance of Strings in Zentangle® and compiles the first 50 strings from the site’s resource into a convenient printable reference. Visit the STORE > EBOOKS page for more information.

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Tangle Refresher!

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

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Refill tiles now available for your Zendala Set

Zendala Refill Tiles

After receiving many requests for blank refill tiles for the Zendala Sets, by popular demand these brand new tiles are now available and you can order them today from the TanglePatterns Store.

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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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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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Email and RSS Subscription changes at TanglePatterns

TanglePatterns housekeeping

Housekeeping Notice! This week I’ve made some major changes to the services that send out email newsletters to TanglePatterns subscribers and those who subscribe to the site by RSS in a feed reader. Things will look different! Please read on to see how this will affect 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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Guidelines for creating Zentangle-inspired Art and Products

Tangler Tips

I’ve been getting email inquiries about what is involved in creating Zentangle®-inspired cards and other products for sale. I thought it would be helpful to review Zentangle’s current guidelines and make them available on TanglePatterns.

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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!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure. Also, an awesome NASA photo of the Nor-Easter blowing snow on everyone “up north”.

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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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The TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2013 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

I’m so DELIGHTED to announce that my “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2013 Edition” is now available! Completely revised from the first edition, the 2013 Edition includes all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2012.

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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!

Buried Treasure! Last one for 2012 – 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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Wishing you all the joys of the holiday season!

Merry Christmas 2012

Warmest wishes to all my Gentle Readers here at TanglePatterns.com.

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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!

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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Giving thanks for our blessings – Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving Zentangle Zealots!

Tomorrow here in the U.S. the nation will be enjoying Thanksgiving Day traditions with family and friends and giving special thanks for our blessings.

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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!

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!

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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