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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

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How to draw SAILS

Links to online instructions for drawing Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Sails.

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How to draw BINDA

Zentangle pattern: Binda. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT Claire Crook’s Zentangle® pattern: Binda.

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TanglePatterns String 164

TanglePatterns String 164. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler CZT Bunny Wright for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 106 – Featuring the 4th of July and the Grand Départ of the Tour de France …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring the 4th of July and the Grand Départ of the Tour de France …

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How to draw ABUNDIES

Zentangle pattern: Abundies. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Abundies.

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How to draw GRA-VEE

Zentangle pattern: Gra-Vee. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Laurel Sponseller’s Zentangle® pattern: Gra-Vee.

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TanglePatterns String 163

TanglePatterns String 163. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw TA-DA

Zentangle pattern: Ta-da. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Margaret McKerihan’s Zentangle® pattern: Ta-da.

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How to draw DISCOLEA

Zentangle pattern: Discolea. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: Discolea.

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How to draw FROST FLOWER

Zentangle pattern: Frost Flower. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Karry Heun’s Zentangle® pattern: Frost Flower.

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TanglePatterns String 162

TanglePatterns String 162. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Smith for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 105 – Featuring a bit about solstices and – a sun tangle?

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a bit about solstices and – a sun tangle?

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How to draw WIFFLES

Zentangle pattern: Wiffles. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Judy Murphy’s Zentangle® pattern: Wiffles.

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How to draw UMBLE

Zentangle pattern: Umble. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com

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

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TanglePatterns String 161

TanglePatterns String 161. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Joan Lilley for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw NARWAL

Zentangle pattern: Narwal. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Samantha Taylor’s Zentangle® pattern: Narwal.

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How to draw CYLON

Zentangle pattern: Cylon. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Cylon.

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How to draw BLOOMS

Zentangle pattern: Blooms. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

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

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TanglePatterns String 160

TanglePatterns String 160. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Lianne Woods for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 104 – Featuring thoughts on Zentangle and Robert Genn’s creating intuitively

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring thoughts on Zentangle and Robert Genn’s creating intuitively.

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How to draw RIO

Zentangle pattern: Rio. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Cari Sultanik’s Zentangle® pattern: Rio.

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How to draw FERDY

Zentangle pattern: Ferdy. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Bunny Wright’s Zentangle® pattern: Ferdy.

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TanglePatterns String 159

TanglePatterns String 159. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Dorothy Allison for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw SNAFOOZLE

Zentangle pattern: Snafoozle. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

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

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How to draw 63Y

Zentangle pattern: 63Y. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: 63Y.

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How to draw ALIEN CREST

Zentangle pattern: Alien Crest. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTSa RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized pinning, reproduction or distribution of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Gael Shepherd’s Zentangle® pattern: Alien Crest.

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Lightfast or not? Important considerations about color in your Zentangle®-inspired art

Tips, Tools, Techniques

After we explored the idea of adding color in your Zentangle® art in last week’s wonderful article by CZT Marie Browning, CZT Jane Catherine shares her expertise on the subject of lightfastness and color. And why it’s important to carefully consider the materials you use for color in your art.

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TanglePatterns String 158

TanglePatterns String 158. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Anne Marks for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 103 – Featuring thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw each tangle with deliberate strokes

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Featuring thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw each tangle with deliberate strokes.

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How to draw EDDYPER

Online instructions for drawing CZT Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Eddyper.

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