What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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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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How to draw MI2 (ME TOO)

Zentangle pattern: Mi2

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mimi Lempart’s Zentangle® pattern: MI2 (Me Too).

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STORIES: Dealing with loneliness and loss

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, here is one reader’s story describing in her own words how Zentangle® has changed her life. Tina Festa is a CZT® in Italy and she has a wonderful story to share.

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Joanne Fink tutorial on her Zentangle-inspired dangle designs

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More Zentangle-inspired fun from calligrapher and author of the very popular “Zenspirations”, Joanne Fink. In this video Joanne teaches another of her creative ways to embellish your art with dangle designs.

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Tangle Refresher 21

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And news about August and September CZT certification seminars – registration is now open! More news – Zendala Sets are shipping!

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How to draw ITSY TWISTY

Zentangle pattern: Itsy Twisty

Links to online instructions for drawing Diana Sexton’s Zentangle® pattern: Itsy Twisty.

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How to draw FENGLE

Zentangle pattern: Fengle

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

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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

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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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