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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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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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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STORIES: Traumatic brain injury; dealing with loss and grief

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In response to my recent announcement that I would be adding this new occasional series to TanglePatterns, I received emails from readers describing in their own words how Zentangle has changed their lives. Here are two of these touching personal stories.

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How to draw BANDOLA

Zentangle pattern: Bandola

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sadelle Wiltshire’s Zentangle® pattern: Bandola.

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How to draw PAVONIA

Zentangle pattern: Pavonia

Online instructions for drawing Angie Shade’s Zentangle® pattern: Pavonia.

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How to draw SPAANDERS

Zentangle pattern: Spaanders

Links to online instructions for drawing Mariët Lustenhouwer’s Zentangle® pattern: Spaadners.

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New Series: How Zentangle® changes lives

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

One of my greatest, and most unexpected, rewards in running TanglePatterns.com is receiving comments and emails from fellow tanglers thanking me for the site and describing how Zentangle® has changed their lives …

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Tangle Refresher 17

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 FOHBRAID

Zentangle pattern: Fohbraid

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

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