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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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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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Tangle Refresher 99

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 98

Buried Treasure! And how to switch back and forth easily between the Mobile and Desktop versions of the site on your mobile device.

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Tangle Refresher 97

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure! And exploring the creative possibilities of the tangle-enhancing technique of the aura.

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Tangle Refresher 96

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And inspiring testimonials shared about the not-so-obvious benefits of the Zentangle Method.

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Tangle Refresher 95

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Today we’re seeking your input for a fellow tangler asking for advice about what to do if you get stuck completing a Zentangle®. Includes tips from Rick and Maria.

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Tangle Refresher 94

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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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2015 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns TANGLE GUIDE 2015

I’m so pleased and excited to announce that the 2015 Edition of my “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is now available for instant download in the Store!

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Tangle Refresher 93

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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Warm wishes for a very Merry Christmas!

This Christmas Eve I want to thank you so much for another year of your encouragement and love and support. Each and every one of your beautiful cards and letters and emails and comments are treasured gifts that are appreciated beyond words to express. … I hope your holiday season is filled with joy and peace, and your 2015 is full of wonder …

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How to give TanglePatterns eBooks as gifts

How to give eBook gifts from TanglePatterns.com

Wondering how to give TanglePatterns.com eBooks as gifts? It’s a very thoughtful idea, and one that keeps on giving! In order to make your eBook gift-giving easy, I’ve added a new page on the STORE menu – HOW TO GIVE TANGLEPATTERNS EBOOKS AS GIFTS – specifically for this type of eBook order.

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