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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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Exciting news from Zentangle HQ!! Their second book is now available and you can order it here!

Zentangle PRIMER Volume 1

For the last two years the founders of Zentangle®, Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, have been quietly working behind the scenes on their second book, a companion to “The Book of Zentangle”. Introducing “Zentangle PRIMER Vol 1” !! And it’s only available for purchase from CZTs for the next few weeks. Read all about it and order your copy here …

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TanglePatterns String 199

TanglePatterns String 199. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler CZT Mei Hua Teng (Damy) 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 123 – And revisiting your own Zentangle® history

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And revisiting your own Zentangle® history.

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How to draw FRACCING

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

Links to online instructions for drawing Rhiannon McKinstry’s Zentangle® pattern: Fraccing.

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How to draw Y-CHAIN

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

Online instructions for drawing CZT Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Y-Chain.

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TanglePatterns String 198

TanglePatterns String 198. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Shirleen Long 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 SATI

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

Online instructions for drawing Jem Miller’s Zentangle® pattern: Sati.

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How to draw TAMISOLO

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

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Tamisolo.

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How to draw FISSION

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

Online instructions for drawing Richard Anderson’s Zentangle® pattern: Fission.

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TanglePatterns String 197

TanglePatterns String 197. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Smith 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 122 – Featuring Sakura Micron surgery and making your own tortillions

Sakura Micron 01 Pen

I hope you are in the habit of taking a moment to check out the Tangle Refreshers because, in addition to the five tangle gems from the past (many use these as their Zentangle® prompt of the day), I usually share tangling tips and/or advice that’s well worth reading.

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How to draw ECLIPSE

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

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Lara Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Eclipse.

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How to draw ’DILLO

Zentangle pattern: 'Dillo. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lori Manoogian’s Zentangle® pattern: ’Dillo.

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TanglePatterns String 196

TanglePatterns String 196. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly 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 WOCAR

Zentangle pattern: Wocar. 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 Annette Grewe’s Zentangle® pattern: Wocar.

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How to draw NATTI

Zentangle pattern: Natti. 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 Anita Aspfors Westin’s Zentangle® pattern: Natti.

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How to draw ZOOLOO

Zentangle pattern: Zooloo. 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 Judy Voges’s Zentangle® pattern: Zooloo. And it’s the Year of the Monkey – Happy Chinese New Year!

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TanglePatterns String 195

TanglePatterns String 195. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Domnauer 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 121 – And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”, a TEDx talk. Master Penman Jake Weidmann explores the connections between the pen and how we learn, think, and carry our cultural heritage at a time when the very act of writing is being dropped from school curricula across the country.

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How to draw MOLYGON and ARTICULATED MOLYGON

Zentangle pattern: Molygon. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Molygon. Plus a KTT video of Articulated Molygon.

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How to draw TATTLE

Zentangle pattern: Tattle. 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® Milde Weiss’s Zentangle® pattern: Tattle.

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TanglePatterns String 194

TanglePatterns String 194. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Annette Plaga-Lodde 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 SNOWFLOWER

Zentangle pattern: Snowflower. 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® Cynthia Gannon’s Zentangle® pattern: Snowflower.

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How to draw 2SS2

Zentangle pattern: 2SS2. 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® Mina Hsiao’s Zentangle® pattern: 2SS2.

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How to draw CROISSANT

Zentangle pattern: Croissant. 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 Yu Ru Chen’s Zentangle® pattern: Croissant.

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TanglePatterns String 193

TanglePatterns String 193. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall 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 120 – “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art

Buried Treasure! “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art.

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How to draw SUBLINE

Zentangle pattern: Subline. 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® Diane Tai’s Zentangle® pattern: Subline.

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How to draw CAUGHT

Zentangle pattern: Caught. 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 Christine Reyes’s Zentangle® pattern: Caught.

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TanglePatterns String 192

TanglePatterns String 192. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Nancy Eaton 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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