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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How to draw UMBLE

Zentangle pattern: Umble. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com

Links to online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Umble.

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TanglePatterns String 161

TanglePatterns String 161. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Joan Lilley 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 NARWAL

Zentangle pattern: Narwal

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Samantha Taylor’s Zentangle® pattern: Narwal.

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How to draw CYLON

Zentangle pattern: Cylon

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

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How to draw BLOOMS

Zentangle pattern: Blooms

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Blooms.

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TanglePatterns String 160

TanglePatterns String 160. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Lianne Woods 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 104

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And thoughts on Zentangle and creating intuitively.

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How to draw RIO

Zentangle pattern: Rio

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Cari Sultanik’s Zentangle® pattern: Rio.

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How to draw FERDY

Zentangle pattern: Ferdy

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

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sandy Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: Snafoozle.

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How to draw 63Y

Zentangle pattern: 63Y

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

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

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Also, thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw your tangles 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

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

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

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How to draw FLAIR

Zentangle pattern: Flair

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

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! ALSO a must-read exploration of Zentangle’s Bijouisms, and a suggestion for a wonderful Mother’s Day gift …

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How to draw PAND

Zentangle pattern: Pand

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

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