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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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How to draw EYEHOOK

Zentangle pattern: Eyehook

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Debbie Perdue’s Zentangle® pattern: Eyehook.

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Sharing some Zendala fun

Brinn McFetrdige has fun with her Zendala Set

Recently I received an email from tangler Brinn McFetridge of Poquoson, Virginia, telling me how much fun she was having with her new Zendala Set. “I know I am going to want to do these regularly…” She attached several images as proof…

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How to draw ALL ABOUT V

Zentangle pattern: All About V

Online instructions for drawing Ksenija Vojisavljevic’s Zentangle® pattern: All About V.

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Zentangle® Tiles now available from TanglePatterns.com

White Zentangle Tiles

Now you can get your Zentangle® tiles from my TanglePatterns store! Thanks to you all for requesting this, and special thanks to my “shipping department” for making it happen.

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How to draw VIGNE

Zentangle pattern: Vigne

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

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Tangle Refresher 22

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Wishing you all have a safe and very happy Easter weekend.

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It’s Spiralicious! A Zentangle Spiral Guide

Michele Beauchamp's Zentangle Spiral Guide

Today I have an inspirational creative treat for you. I’m naming my Guest Contributor “Queen of the Spirals”, if you’ve seen any of her art you’ll agree with me. She’s Tasmania, Australia’s CZT Michele Beauchamp (aka Shelly Beauch), artist and creator of the beautiful cover on my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE. Michele has put together an excellent tutorial on how to draw spiral strings for your Zentangles and Zentangle-inspired art …

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How to draw SPOOLZ

Zentangle pattern: Spoolz

Links to online instructions for drawing Cindy Straight’s Zentangle® pattern: Spoolz.

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How to draw ARCKLES

Zentangle pattern: Arckles

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne Wilka’s Zentangle® pattern: Arckles.

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Maria Thomas creates a monogram decorated with Mooka

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Can’t get enough Mooka? Watch Zentangle® founder and world renowned lettering artist Maria Thomas as she creates a monogram decorated with her tangle.

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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

Let's discuss it!

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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