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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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How to draw CLOTHESLINE

Zentangle pattern: Clothesline

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

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How to draw ROUCHE

Zentangle pattern: Rouche

Online instructions for drawing Rose Brown’s Zentangle® pattern: Rouche.

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TanglePatterns celebrates its second birthday this week!

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And I couldn’t have done it without you …

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Tangle Refresher 24

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 GROOVY

Zentangle pattern: Groovy

Links to online instructions for drawing Eden Hunt’s Zentangle® pattern: Groovy.

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How to draw TICKING

Zentangle pattern: Ticking

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

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New free eBook – Copyright for crafters and artists

INTERWEAVE'S "Know Your Rights" free copyright ebook

Most of you are familiar with Interweave through their many magazines and electronic publications. On Thursday (April 26th), Interweave released a free e-book “Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Artists and Crafters” in recognition of World Intellectual Property Day. Here is what they have to say about the e-Book, with a link to their free download.

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How to draw SUMMER SITTER

Zentangle pattern: Summer Sitter

Online instructions for drawing Karry Heun’s Zentangle® pattern: Summer Sitter.

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How to draw LOOPLOPP

Zentangle pattern: Looplopp

Online instructions for drawing Ksenija Vojisavljevic’s Zentangle® pattern: Looplopp.

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How to draw VEEZLEY

Zentangle pattern: Veezley

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

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Advice for using Sakura Micron pens on other surfaces

Tangler Tips

Recently a reader emailed asking for advice about using Sakura micron pens on a painted surface so I contacted Sakura for their guidelines. Their response was very helpful to ensure the best outcome with our art processes.

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Tangle Refresher 23

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 FÜNF

Zentangle pattern: Fünf

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Denise Rudd’s Zentangle® pattern: Fünf.

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How to draw PLANATEEN

Zentangle pattern: Planateen

Links to online instructions for drawing Sandra Strait’s Zentangle® pattern: Planateen.

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How to draw EYEHOOK

Zentangle pattern: Eyehook

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Debbie Perdue’s Zentangle® pattern: Eyehook.

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Sharing some Zendala fun

Brinn McFetrdige has fun with her Zendala Set

Recently I received an email from tangler Brinn McFetridge of Poquoson, Virginia, telling me how much fun she was having with her new Zendala Set. “I know I am going to want to do these regularly…” She attached several images as proof…

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How to draw ALL ABOUT V

Zentangle pattern: All About V

Online instructions for drawing Ksenija Vojisavljevic’s Zentangle® pattern: All About V.

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Zentangle® Tiles now available from TanglePatterns.com

White Zentangle Tiles

Now you can get your Zentangle® tiles from my TanglePatterns store! Thanks to you all for requesting this, and special thanks to my “shipping department” for making it happen.

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How to draw VIGNE

Zentangle pattern: Vigne

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

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Wishing you all have a safe and very happy Easter weekend.

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It’s Spiralicious! A Zentangle Spiral Guide

Michele Beauchamp's Zentangle Spiral Guide

Today I have an inspirational creative treat for you. I’m naming my Guest Contributor “Queen of the Spirals”, if you’ve seen any of her art you’ll agree with me. She’s Tasmania, Australia’s CZT Michele Beauchamp (aka Shelly Beauch), artist and creator of the beautiful cover on my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE. Michele has put together an excellent tutorial on how to draw spiral strings for your Zentangles and Zentangle-inspired art …

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How to draw SPOOLZ

Zentangle pattern: Spoolz

Links to online instructions for drawing Cindy Straight’s Zentangle® pattern: Spoolz.

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How to draw ARCKLES

Zentangle pattern: Arckles

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne Wilka’s Zentangle® pattern: Arckles.

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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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How to draw SONNENBAND

Zentangle pattern: Sonnenband

Links to online instructions for drawing Simone Bischoff’s Zentangle® pattern: Sonnenband.

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