COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All contents of this website are Copyright © 2010 – 2019 Linda Farmer, TanglePatterns.com, and artists where named, and protected by United States and international copyright laws.
Copying content in any form other than for your own personal offline reference, is expressly prohibited.
No content may be reproduced, pinned or republished without permission. Commercial use of any content is prohibited. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please play nice!

What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher
Artists for Respect
Your support helps keep TanglePatterns available!
TanglePatterns QR Code

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.

ARCHIVES

How to draw KEYSTONE

Zentangle pattern: Keystone. 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® Dennie York’s Zentangle® pattern: Keystone.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw OMEN

Zentangle pattern: Omen. 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 Gael Shepherd’s Zentangle® pattern: Omen.

Continue reading this article.

STORIES: Zentangle® helps tangler find confidence and have fun drawing

Sunflower tranquility and hope

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. Tangler Bobbie H. describes how it has helped her find confidence and rediscover fun of drawing. She also shares three lovely examples of her latest Zentangle art.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 149

This String is shared by tangler Grace McIntyre 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!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 99

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TIZZY

Zentangle pattern: Tizzy. 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: Tizzy.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw GARLIC CLOVES

Zentangle pattern: Garlic Cloves. 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 Jacquelien Bredenoord’s Zentangle® pattern: Garlic Cloves.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 148

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!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw MYKO

Zentangle pattern: Myko. 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® Maria Mason’s Zentangle® pattern: Myko.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw PINBAWL

Zentangle pattern: PinBawl

Links to online instructions for drawing David Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: PinBawl.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw RYSA

Zentangle pattern: Rysa. 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: Rysa.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 147

TanglePatterns-String-147

This String is shared by tangler Judiellen Palumbo 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!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 98

Buried Treasure! And how to switch back and forth easily between the Mobile and Desktop versions of the site on your mobile device.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw B’TWINED

Zentangle pattern: B'Twined. 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® Pegi Schargel’s Zentangle® pattern: B’Twined.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SEVAW

Zentangle pattern: Sevaw

Online instructions for drawing Emmy Chen’s Zentangle® pattern: Sevaw.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 146

TanglePatterns String 146

This String is shared by tangler Lily Moon for your creative enjoyment. For quite some time I’ve noticed many tanglers are making the String the major feature in their Zentangles and that’s all well and good. However the original intent in Zentangle, and the reason strings are done in pencil, is so the string magically melts into the art and it becomes difficult if not impossible to …

Continue reading this article.

Zentangle® and Gelli™ printing with foam stamps

Tips, Tools, Techniques

Here’s another way to create wonderful Zentangle-inspired art! This video tutorial demonstrates how to print greeting cards and matching envelopes using simple foam sheets to create stamps to use with a Gelli printing plate.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw RAFFZ

Zentangle pattern: Raffz

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Vikki Howard’s Zentangle® pattern: Raffz.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ACROSSTICK

Zentangle pattern: Acrosstick. 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® Ed Gucker’s Zentangle® pattern: Acrosstick.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 145

This String is shared by tangler Sandra Schubert 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!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 97

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure! And exploring the creative possibilities of the tangle-enhancing technique of the aura.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw PHROZ

Zentangle pattern: Phroz. 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® Lynn Mead’s Zentangle® pattern: Phroz. And a very Happy Chinese New Year!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw KOZY

Zentangle pattern: Kozy. 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 Marieke van Nimwegen’s Zentangle® pattern: Kozy.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 144

TanglePatterns String 144

This String is shared by CZT Angela Werner 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!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw LOLO

Zentangle pattern: Lolo. 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 Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Lolo.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw HEART BOX

Links to online instructions for drawing Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Heart Box. Includes a video tutorial by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer on how to make an “Explosion” Valentine’s Day card using the Turkish Map Fold.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw HEARTFULLY

Zentangle pattern: Heartfully. 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 Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartfully.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 143

TanglePatterns String 143

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly 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!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 96

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And inspiring testimonials shared about the not-so-obvious benefits of the Zentangle Method.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw OZZIE

Online instructions for drawing Linda Dawson’s Zentangle® pattern: Ozzie.

Continue reading this article.