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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2017 Edition to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

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How to draw PEA-NUCKLE

Zentangle pattern: Pea-nuckle. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Pea-nuckle.

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How to draw CHAINLEA

Zentangle pattern: Chainlea. 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® Norma Burnell’s Zentangle® pattern: Chainlea.

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How to draw BUTTERCUP

Zentangle pattern: Buttercup. 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 Steen Bartholomew’s Zentangle® pattern: Buttercup.

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How to draw CLOTHESLINE

Zentangle pattern: Clothesline. 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: Clothesline.

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How to draw ROUCHE

Zentangle pattern: Rouche. 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 Rose Brown’s Zentangle® pattern: Rouche.

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TanglePatterns celebrates its second birthday this week!

And I couldn’t have done it without you …

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Tangle Refresher 24

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 GROOVY

Zentangle pattern: Groovy. 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 Eden Hunt’s Zentangle® pattern: Groovy.

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How to draw TICKING

Zentangle pattern: Ticking. 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 JJ LaBarbera’s Zentangle® pattern: Ticking.

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New free eBook – Copyright for crafters and artists

INTERWEAVE'S "Know Your Rights" free copyright ebook

Most of you are familiar with Interweave through their many magazines and electronic publications. On Thursday (April 26th), Interweave released a free e-book “Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Artists and Crafters” in recognition of World Intellectual Property Day. Here is what they have to say about the e-Book, with a link to their free download.

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How to draw SUMMER SITTER

Zentangle pattern: Summer Sitter. 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: Summer Sitter.

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How to draw LOOPLOPP

Zentangle pattern: Looplopp. 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 Ksenija Vojisavljevic’s Zentangle® pattern: Looplopp.

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How to draw VEEZLEY

Zentangle pattern: Veezley. 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: Veezley.

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Advice for using Sakura Micron pens on other surfaces

Tangler Tips

Recently a reader emailed asking for advice about using Sakura micron pens on a painted surface so I contacted Sakura for their guidelines. Their response was very helpful to ensure the best outcome with our art processes.

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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 FÜNF

Zentangle pattern: Fünf. 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® Denise Rudd’s Zentangle® pattern: Fünf.

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How to draw PLANATEEN

Zentangle pattern: Planateen. 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 Sandra Strait’s Zentangle® pattern: Planateen.

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How to draw EYEHOOK

Zentangle pattern: Eyehook. 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® 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. 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 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. 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® Sue Jacobs’ Zentangle® pattern: Vigne.

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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. 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 Cindy Straight’s Zentangle® pattern: Spoolz.

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How to draw ARCKLES

Zentangle pattern: Arckles. 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 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. 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 Simone Bischoff’s Zentangle® pattern: Sonnenband.

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How to draw MI2 (ME TOO)

Zentangle pattern: Mi2. 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® 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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