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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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

translucence

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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How to draw DEKORE

Zentangle pattern: DeKore

Online instructions for drawing Kari Schultz’s Zentangle® pattern: DeKore.

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How to draw FLOATFEST

Zentangle pattern: Floatfest

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Floatfest.

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How to draw RIVER

Zentangle pattern: River

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

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AlphaTangle NOW available – for real

AlphaTangle - new, revised edition

Greetings all, quick status update for you.

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How to draw ORGANZA

Zentangle pattern: Organza

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Ruth Howell’s Zentangle® pattern: Organza.

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How to draw DIAMOND PANES

Zentangle Pattern: Diamond Panes

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Diamond Panes.

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How to draw TRIRAL

Zentangle pattern: Triral

Links to online instructions for drawing Pam Pincha-Wagener’s Zentangle® pattern: Triral.

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Guest Contributor: Kass Hall on “The value of a CZT”

Let's discuss it!

Australian CZT® Kass Hall published “The Value of a CZT” on her blog and I requested and received her permission to republish it on TanglePatterns because it is food for thought.

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How to draw TRI-PO

Zentangle pattern: Tri-po

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Sue Clark’s Zentangle® pattern: Tri-Po.

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How to draw ÉQUERRE

Zentangle pattern: Équerre

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Geneviève Crabe’s Zentangle® pattern: Équerre.

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More free videos about Zentangle

Tips, Tools, Techniques

CZT® Suzanne McNeill recently filmed several videos for Jerry’s Artarama demonstrating how to get started with Zentangle and how to add various techniques to Zentangle-inspired art. All five are available for viewing free on Jerry’s Artarama site at the links below.

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New revised edition of AlphaTangle just released

Good News! Sandy Bartholomew’s “AlphaTangle” has just been republished by Suzanne McNeill’s Design Originals, and it’s a fun “new and improved, revised and updated” edition. Here’s what’s new.

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How to draw SLALOM

Zentangle pattern: Slalom

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

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How to draw GRASS BORDER

Zentangle pattern: Grass Border

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

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How to draw ZEDBRA

Zentangle pattern: Zedbra

Links to online instructions for drawing CZTs® Margaret Bremner and Laura Harms’ Zentangle® pattern: Zedbra.

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How to draw MOOKA – a Zentangle video

Zentangle pattern: Mooka

A video from Zentangle® originators Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts showing how to draw their latest tangle pattern: Mooka.

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Adding color to your Zentangle art

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In this video CZT® Marie Browning, author of “Time to Tangle with Color”, demonstrates her direct and indirect techniques for adding color to Zentangle® art using Tombow Dual Brush markers. Plus a great idea for storing your pens, pencils and markers …

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How to draw KINETIC

Zentangle pattern: Kinetic

Online instructions for drawing Ann Griffin’s Zentangle® pattern: Kinetic.

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