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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2016 Edition to help you select tangles. See Page 6 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

COOL TOOLS FOR YOUR TANGLES …

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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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How to draw RIO

Zentangle pattern: Rio. 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 CZT® Cari Sultanik’s Zentangle® pattern: Rio.

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How to draw FERDY

Zentangle pattern: Ferdy. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Bunny Wright’s Zentangle® pattern: Ferdy.

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TanglePatterns String 159

TanglePatterns String 159. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Dorothy Allison for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw SNAFOOZLE

Zentangle pattern: Snafoozle. 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 CZT® Sandy Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: Snafoozle.

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How to draw 63Y

Zentangle pattern: 63Y. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: 63Y.

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How to draw ALIEN CREST

Zentangle pattern: Alien Crest. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing Gael Shepherd’s Zentangle® pattern: Alien Crest.

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Lightfast or not? Important considerations about color in your Zentangle®-inspired art

Tips, Tools, Techniques

After we explored the idea of adding color in your Zentangle® art in last week’s wonderful article by CZT Marie Browning, CZT Jane Catherine shares her expertise on the subject of lightfastness and color. And why it’s important to carefully consider the materials you use for color in your art.

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TanglePatterns String 158

TanglePatterns String 158. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Anne Marks for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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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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How to draw EDDYPER

Zentangle pattern: Eddyper

Online instructions for drawing CZT Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Eddyper.

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Adding glorious color to your ZIA projects

Marie Browning's ZIA using Dual Brush Pens

CZT and Tombow signature designer Marie Browning shares her considerable expertise with an overview of materials and hints on how to add glorious color to your Zentangle® creations in this awesome tutorial featuring her beautiful, colorful ZIA examples.

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TanglePatterns String 157

TanglePatterns String 157. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Jane Eileen Malone for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw 4MOM

Zentangle pattern: 4Mom. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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 CZT® Jane Eileen Malone’s Zentangle® pattern: 4MOM.

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How to draw TENTY

Zentangle pattern: Tenty. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing Talie Lam’s Zentangle® pattern: Tenty.

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How to draw FLAIR

Zentangle pattern: Flair. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Flair.

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TanglePatterns String 156

TanglePatterns String 156. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Bunny Wright for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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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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How to draw PAND

Zentangle pattern: Pand. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ai Ling Hung’s Zentangle® pattern: Pand.

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

TanglePatterns.com's 5th Anniversary

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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TanglePatterns String 155

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This String is shared by tangler Cat Trask for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw JJ

Zentangle pattern: JJ. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Joy Taylor’s Zentangle® pattern: JJ.

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How to draw PEA-FEA

Zentangle pattern: Pea-Fea. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Amelie Liao’s Zentangle® pattern: Pea-Fea.

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How to draw SIGNALZ

Zentangle pattern: Signalz. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa 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.

Online instructions for drawing Bev Ripps’s Zentangle® pattern: Signalz. Bev shares how her daily Zentangle® practice helps relieve stress and chronic pain resulting from multiple myeloma.

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TanglePatterns String 154

TanglePatterns String 154

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Newlin for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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