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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: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

ARCHIVES

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2016 Edition is here!

It’s Here!! The 2016 Edition of my “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is now available for instant download in the Store!

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Tangle Refresher 119 – Featuring suggestions for Beginners on some tangles to get started …

Tangles for Beginners

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a long post featuring advice to Beginners on some tangles to get started …

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Coming Soon! The 2016 Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

Let's discuss it!

Many of you have been asking and I’m busy working on it now! I expect to have it ready by the beginning of the week on Monday January 11th, 2016. I will let you all know when it’s ready! Thanks for all your wishes and emails of anticipation.

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Tangle Refresher 118 – Featuring a couple of seasonal tangles …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world including a couple of seasonal tangles …

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Tangle Refresher 117 – Featuring how to make lovely Zentangle-inspired ornaments using Zentangle tiles

How to make holiday ornaments with Zentangle tiles, by CZT Dorian Eng

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! AND how to make lovely Zentangle-inspired ornaments using Zentangle tiles, a Sakura video with CZT Dorian Eng.

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Wishing you bountiful blessings this Thanksgiving Day and every day

Tomorrow in the U.S. we will be enjoying Thanksgiving Day traditions with family and friends and giving special thanks for all the reasons we have to be grateful every single day of the year.

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Tangle Refresher 116 – Featuring how to make beautiful Zentangle-inspired gift boxes from Zendala tiles

Zendala gift boxes

Buried Treasure! AND how to make beautiful Zentangle-inspired gift boxes from Zendala tiles, a Sakura video by CZT Dorian Eng.

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Tangle Refresher 115 – Visiting the core of Zentangle, links to How to tangle on glass Christmas ornaments …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Visiting or revisiting the core of Zentangle, links to How to tangle on glass Christmas ornaments and “more good stuff” …

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TanglePatterns needs your financial support

Heartful thanks!

An open letter to all Zentangle® artists from an enthusiastic tangler, Lee Ann Elliott.

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CZT Michele Beauchamp’s “Today I Will Tangle” book is now available!

If you’ve been wowed by the covers of my Tanglepatterns.com TANGLE GUIDEs, and loved her “It’s Spiralicious” and “Exploring the elegance of Zentangle® in a larger format” tutorials, then prepare to be blown away by Australian CZT Michele Beauchamp’s new book, “Today I Will Tangle”.

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Tangle Refresher 114 – And a little bit about De Quervain’s Syndrome …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a little bit about De Quervain’s Syndrome …

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Tangle Refresher 113 – and more good stuff!

Tangle Refresher!

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

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Tangle Refresher 112 – Featuring how to tangle a pumpkin, and “Ways Floridians pretend it’s Fall”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring how to tangle a pumpkin, and “Ways Floridians pretend it’s Fall”.

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Tangle Refresher 111 – Featuring NYC’s “Tribute in Light” …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring NYC’s “Tribute in Light” …

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2016 CZT Certification Seminar dates announced by Zentangle® HQ

Zentangle® HQ has just announced the CZT certification seminar dates for 2016 and registration is now open. The seminars fill up very quickly, so be sure to register asap to ensure you get a spot. Dates and links are as follows …

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On understanding Zentangle®

Let's discuss it!

This article “A post with no pictures” was posted earlier today by CZT Sandy Hunter on her blog and she is so eloquent I thought it worth sharing on TanglePatterns. So with Sandy’s kind permission, here is her post reprinted in its entirety.

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Tangle Refresher 110 – Featuring a look at Hurricane Season and our current advisory for TS Erika

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a look at Hurricane Season and our current advisory for TS Erika.

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Tangle Refresher 109 – And a birthday message of gratitude for Maria Thomas, Zentangle co-founder

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a birthday message of gratitude for Maria Thomas, Zentangle co-founder.

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Tangle Refresher 108 – Featuring Tour de France memories and “Bicycles change lives”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Featuring Tour de France memories and “Bicycles change lives”.

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Tangle Refresher 107 – And a very Happy 11th Anniversary to Zentangle® …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a very Happy 11th Anniversary to Zentangle® …

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Tangle Refresher 106 – Featuring the 4th of July and the Grand Départ of the Tour de France …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring the 4th of July and the Grand Départ of the Tour de France …

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Tangle Refresher 105 – Featuring a bit about solstices and – a sun tangle?

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a bit about solstices and – a sun tangle?

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Tangle Refresher 104 – Featuring thoughts on Zentangle and Robert Genn’s creating intuitively

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring thoughts on Zentangle and Robert Genn’s creating intuitively.

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Tangle Refresher 103 – Featuring thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw each tangle with deliberate strokes

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Featuring thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw each tangle with deliberate strokes.

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Tangle Refresher 102 – Featuring a must-read exploration of Zentangle’s Bijouisms …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Featuring a must-read exploration of Zentangle’s Bijouisms …

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It’s TanglePatterns 5th Anniversary today, May 4th!

Call it a Birthday or an Anniversary or better still, let’s use the super cool term coined by CZT Sandy Hunter … today is TanglePatterns FIFTH Tangleversary!

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Tangle Refresher 101 – Featuring the value of contrast in your Zentangle art

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Featuring the value of contrast in your Zentangle art.

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Tangle Refresher 100 – Features 10 Treasures from the first 100 Refreshers

100 Tangle Refreshers!

Buried Treasure! Features 10 Treasures from the first 100 Refreshers. I hope you get as much enjoyment going back and looking at the “history” of the tangles posted as I do. I encourage you to visit each of them – even if the patterns are familiar to you – to see if there’s a tip or technique there you might learn or be reminded of. So much gets buried in the flow of new tangles and this series is a quick and easy way to brush up.

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Zentangle 11 – Suzanne McNeill’s latest is now available

“Zentangle 11 – Lettering, Quotes & Inspirational Sayings”, CZT Suzanne McNeill’s latest book in her Zentangle®-inspired crafts series is now available.

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TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 3 now available!

TanglePatterns.com STRINGS GUIDE, Volume 3: Strings 101-150

The third volume of the “TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE” series containing Strings 101-150 is now available to download. Visit the STORE > E-BOOKS page and support the site by getting your copy today!

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