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, 2014 Edition to help you select tangles. See Page 4 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

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How to draw STONE NECKLACE

Zentangle pattern: Stone Necklace

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

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New Zendala Sets are now available

Now available: Zendala Sets

Here’s an exciting new Zentangle product! “Mandala meets Zentangle® in a harmonious union that will positively inspire you to put pen to paper.” Currently new Zendala Sets are only available from CZTs. Here’s the scoop and how to order yours from TanglePatterns today!

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How to draw PLAITED

Zentangle pattern: Plaited

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sue Jacobs’ Zentangle® pattern: Plaited.

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How to draw MOVING DAY

Zentangle pattern: Moving Day

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Moving Day.

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Reader Question: Best pens for tangling with white on black for gourds

Let's discuss it!

Gourd artist Cheryl K. is seeking recommendations about the best pens to use for tangling with white ink on gourds painted black …

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Tangle Refresher 20

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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How to draw ALLIUM

Zentangle pattern: Allium

Links to online instructions for drawing JJ LaBarbera’s Zentangle® pattern: Allium.

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Technical issues now solved!

Last night around 6 PM Eastern TanglePatterns.com experienced a technical issue, making the site inaccessible for the last 12 hours. It has taken quite a long night but thanks to some brainy people the issue is fixed and the site is now back online. I am still having a problem getting the menus sorted out (they disappeared!) – but you can access all the tangles as usual, and the search box works too.

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How to draw DRIP-DROP

Zentangle pattern: Drip-Drop

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Debbie Perdue’s Zentangle® pattern: Drip-Drop.

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STORIES: Overcoming artist block; overcoming fear of failure

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this new occasional series on TanglePatterns, here are two readers’ accounts describing in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives.

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How to draw LOKOMOTIVE

Zentangle pattern: Lokomotive

Links to online instructions for drawing Stephanie Kukla’s Zentangle® pattern: Lokomotive.

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How to draw FOOTLITES

Zentangle pattern: Footlites

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Footlites.

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How to draw HI-Cs

Zentangle pattern: Hi-Cs

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Anita Roby-Lavery’s Zentangle® pattern: HI-Cs.

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New Zentangle® pen sets from Sakura

Brand new 11-Piece Zentangle Sakura Micron pen set

Zentangle® creators Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas have teamed up with Sakura®, manufacturers of the Micron 01 pens specifically recommended for tangling, to produce three new Zentangle-branded drawing sets. Here’s what you’ll find in each of the three sets…

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Tangle Refresher 19

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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How to draw PEAKS BORDER

Zentangle pattern: Peaks Border

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

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How to draw ZAZZY

Zentangle pattern: Zazzy

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sue Clark’s Zentangle® pattern: Zazzy.

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How to draw INSYDOUT

Zentangle pattern: Insydout

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Mary Masi’s Zentangle® pattern: Insydout.

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How to draw PILLOWS

Zentangle pattern: Pillows

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

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How to draw FLEURI

Zentangle pattern: Fleuri

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Geneviève Crabe’s Zentangle® pattern: Fleuri. Also a link to my recent interview on Killer Hobbies.

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How do you choose tangles?

Let's discuss it!

Yesterday on Tangle Refresher 18, new tangler Mir asked a question about selecting tangles and I thought it was a great question for discussion. Here’s my two cents … what about you, what advice would you give newbies on this subject?

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Tangle Refresher 18

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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New TanglePatterns Badge

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If you have a blog or a website and would like to add a TanglePatterns badge to it, I’ve just added one to the site. Here’s how to get yours …

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How to draw OJO

Zentangle pattern: Ojo

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

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How to draw WARTS AND WOBBLES

Zentangle pattern: Warts and Wobbles

Online instructions for drawing Cindy Straight’s Zentangle® pattern: Warts and Wobbles.

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