What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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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 LOOBY LOO

Zentangle pattern: Looby Loo

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

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How to draw DROPLETS

Zentangle pattern: Droplets

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

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How to draw VERSA

Zentangle pattern: Versa

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Laura Harms’ Zentangle® pattern: Versa.

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How to draw CELTIC

Zentangle pattern: Celtic

Links to online instructions for drawing Deanne Stewart-Mills’ Zentangle® pattern: Celtic.

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How to draw ASIAN FANS

Zentangle pattern: Asian Fans

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

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How to draw RIVERSTONES

Zentangle pattern: Riverstones

Links to online instructions for drawing Lori Howe’s Zentangle® pattern: Riverstones.

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How to draw BOOMERANGS

Zentangle pattern: Boomerangs

Links to online instructions for drawing Teresa Clerc’s Zentangle® pattern: Boomerangs.

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Tangling on Silk

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Earlier this year Suzanne McNeill participated in a weekend art retreat taught by her CZT® colleague Angie Vangalis. This 4 minute video shows Suzanne creating colorful hand dyed silk scarves incorporating tangle patterns.

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Zen Quilting Workbook

Zen Quilting Workbook

Good grief! Somehow I missed this new Zentangle-inspired book, “Zen Quilting Workbook”, by CZT® and master quilter Pat Ferguson.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on Semi-Transparency

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More skills for your drawing repertoire! Guest Contributor Sandra Strait goes above and beyond with this highly detailed drawing techniques tutorial on how to make an object appear semi-transparent. She illustrates two versions, one using color and one in black and white.

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How to draw ANTIDOTS

Zentangle pattern: Antidots

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Anita Roby-Lavery’s Zentangle® pattern: Antidots

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How to draw ARC FLOWER

Zentangle pattern: Arc Flower

Links to online instructions for drawing J.J. LaBarbera’s Zentangle® pattern: Arc Flower.

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How to draw ST. JOHN’S CROSS

Zentangle pattern: St. John's Cross

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: St. John’s Cross.

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Zentangle copyright update

Let's discuss it!

CZT® Kass Hall added this comment to our recent copyright discussion (“Copyright issues you should know”) and it’s an important notice so I wanted to bring it to everyone’s attention.

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How to draw SANIBELLE

Zentangle pattern: Sanibelle

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Tricia Faraone’s Zentangle® pattern: Sanibelle.

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Guest Contributor: Genevieve Crabe on Stippling to Create Shading

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Guest Contributor CZT Geneviève Crabe illustrates that by using the technique of stippling you can achieve shading with pen and ink as well as with a traditional pencil.

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How to draw OKE

Zentangle pattern: Oke

Links to online instructions for drawing Michele Beauchamp’s Zentangle® pattern: Oke.

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How to draw KEENEES

Zentangle pattern: Keenees

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Donna Hornsby’s Zentangle® pattern: Keenees.

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How to draw OOF

Zentangle pattern: OoF

Links to online instructions for drawing the official Zentangle® pattern: OoF.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on Shading for Translucence

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Guest Contributor Sandra Strait offers another excellent drawing techniques tutorial. Here she shows how to make an object appear translucent using pen and ink.

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How to draw ARCHER

Zentangle pattern: Archer

Links to online instructions for drawing Chris Gerstner’s Zentangle® pattern: Archer.

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Revisiting the basics one year after

On May 5, 2011 TanglePatterns is One Year Old

On this first anniversary of the launch of TanglePatterns.com in May 2010, I offer 10 of my favorite official patterns that were among the first published on the site and encourage you to incorporate a few of them in your Zentangles.

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How to draw SUGARCANE

Zentangle pattern: Sugarcane

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

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How to draw ZENPLOSION FOLDS

Zentangle pattern: Zenplosion Folds

Links to online instructions for drawing Danni O’Brien’s Zentangle® pattern: Zenplosion Folds.

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How to draw RETICULATED

Zentangle pattern: Reticulated

Links to online instructions for drawing Livia Chua’s Zentangle® pattern: Reticulated

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