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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Creating colorful Zentangle-inspired mini canvases

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Here’s a fun new video from Sakura’s Leslie Crumpler, also a CZT®, on creating bold, easy Zentangle-inspired mini canvases with colorful neon pens and markers. This could be a great summer project to share with kids. Young and old!

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Maria Thomas creates a monogram decorated with Mooka

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Can’t get enough Mooka? Watch Zentangle® founder and world renowned lettering artist Maria Thomas as she creates a monogram decorated with her tangle.

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Joanne Fink tutorial on her Zentangle-inspired dangle designs

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More Zentangle-inspired fun from calligrapher and author of the very popular “Zenspirations”, Joanne Fink. In this video Joanne teaches another of her creative ways to embellish your art with dangle designs.

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Tangling on fabric

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I’ve received several emails recently inquiring about the best pens for tangling on fabric. I haven’t explored this myself yet but there are many fellow Zentangle Zealots with good experience using fabric gel pens and I thought I’d share some of the ones recommended. Also in the video featured, Suzanne McNeill tangles an apron and a quilt block and explains her experience with various pens and fabric weights.

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Zen-sational Stitches for Quilting

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As announced earlier this week, CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s new “Zen-sational Stitches for Quilting” book is now available and in this video you can follow along with Suzanne as she demonstrates how to add Zentangle® inspired stitching to your quilts and appliques using templates and stitch patterns from the book.

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Video of 7 official tangle patterns

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In this video CZT® Sue Jacobs demonstrates 7 official tangle patterns, including one for which you haven’t seen online instructions until now. Recorded at the CHA Summer 2011 meetings in Chicago.

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Zentangle Jewelry

Want to get your seasonal gift-making underway with thrift and style? Suzanne McNeill shows examples of Zentangle®-inspired jewelry, from bottle cap earrings to polymer clay bracelets and shows you how to make a simple tag necklace.

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Suzanne McNeill demonstrates her process of creating a tangle pattern

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In this video CZT® Suzanne McNeill demonstrates her process of creating a new Barbed Wire tangle pattern.

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Joanne Fink’s Zenspirations patterning techniques

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Here are four video tutorials by Sakura’s Joanne Fink on patterning techniques, shape and edge patterning, monograms, and borders and frames. More fun techniques and ideas for your inspiration!

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Continuous line tangling on fabric

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Using a continuous line while drawing tangles is similar to the process of stitching on a machine. Suzanne McNeill demonstrates how she uses this style of drawing to achieve great results on a canvas tote bag and recommends the pen she likes for tangling on fabric.

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Tangling on Silk

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Earlier this year Suzanne McNeill participated in a weekend art retreat taught by her CZT® colleague Angie Vangalis. This 4 minute video shows Suzanne creating colorful hand dyed silk scarves incorporating tangle patterns.

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More free videos about Zentangle

Tips, Tools, Techniques

CZT® Suzanne McNeill recently filmed several videos for Jerry’s Artarama demonstrating how to get started with Zentangle and how to add various techniques to Zentangle-inspired art. All five are available for viewing free on Jerry’s Artarama site at the links below.

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How to draw MOOKA – a Zentangle video

Zentangle pattern: Mooka. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

A video from Zentangle® originators Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts showing how to draw their latest tangle: Mooka.

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Adding color to your Zentangle art

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In this video CZT® Marie Browning, author of “Time to Tangle with Color”, demonstrates her direct and indirect techniques for adding color to Zentangle® art using Tombow Dual Brush markers. Plus a great idea for storing your pens, pencils and markers …

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Tangle fun with rubber stamps

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In her book Zentangle 3, CZT Suzanne McNeill suggests using simple rubber stamps as a design outline then using tangles to develop the image into Zentangle-inspired art. In this video, Suzanne demonstrates this fun and easy technique.

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How to draw PURK

Zentangle pattern: Purk. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

A Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine video interview with Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas from the recent Craft & Hobby Association show, with Maria demonstrating how to draw the Zentangle®-original tangle: Purk.

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CZT Penny Raile demonstrates Zentangle

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At the recent Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) show in California, Los Angeles CZT Penny Raile helped out in publisher and CZT Suzanne McNeill’s Design Originals booth, demonstrating Zentangle to attendees. Here is the video by Suzanne for your enjoyment.

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How to draw COIL

Zentangle pattern: Coil. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing Sue Jacobs’ Zentangle® pattern: Coil, with guest Zentangle by Mariët Lustenhouwer.

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Add Zentangle to Your Travel Journals

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Suzanne McNeill’s video on using Zentangle, and other great scrapbooking ideas, in your travel journal.

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Zentangle Master Class Video – Part 2

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Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle Master Class Video, Part 2, and my index to its content so you can find the patterns quickly.

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Zentangle Master Class Video – Part 1

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Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle Master Class Video, Part 1, and my index to its content so you can find the patterns quickly.

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How to draw BETWEED – a Zentangle Video

Official Zentangle pattern: Betweed. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

A video from Zentangle originators Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts showing how to draw their latest Zentangle®-original tangle: Betweed.

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