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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How to draw BASKETWEAVE

Zentangle pattern: Basketweave

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

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Sandy’s Book Reviewed

Yoga For Your Brain

Wanted to let you all know that I posted my review of Sandy’s FANTASTIC new book, Yoga for Your Brain. Just one of the many highlights of this book: there are 76 brand new patterns all created by Sandy!

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on How to Draw a Ribbon

Sandra Strait's Zentangle featuring Ribbons

Sue Palmer of Westerly RI, recently emailed asking for guidance on drawing a ribbon. I asked Sandra Strait if she had time to respond to Sue’s request and she replied with this great tutorial illustrating not one but two techniques.

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How to draw FLOREZ

Zentangle pattern: Florez

Links to online instructions for drawing Cookie’s Zentangle® pattern: Florez.

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Two MORE new Zentangle books

Time to Tangle With Colors

Suzanne’s publishing company, Design Originals, has been very busy the last few months because there are two MORE new Zentangle books coming out this week.

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How to draw BITTEN

Zentangle pattern: Bitten

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

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How to draw EYLET & RIBBON

Zentangle pattern: Eylet & Ribbon

Links to online instructions for drawing Lori Howe’s Zentangle® pattern: Eylet & Ribbon.

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How to draw ZEN BUD

Zentangle pattern: Zen Bud

Links to online instructions for drawing Danni O’Brien’s Zentangle® pattern: Zen Bud.

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How to draw YINLINX

Zentangle pattern: YinLinx

Online instructions for drawing Mary Masi’s Zentangle® pattern: YinLinx.

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Additions and corrections to Linda’s List

With the input of CZT Mimi Lempart, here are 13 additional “official patterns” and a couple of corrections.

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How to draw HEARTY

Zentangle pattern: Hearty

Links to online instructions for drawing Livia Chua’s Zentangle® pattern: Hearty.

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Two new Zentangle books now available!

Yoga For Your Brain

NEWS!! The wait is over, Gentle Readers. Here’s exciting news for your Zentangle library!

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How to draw LILYPADS

Zentangle pattern: Lilypads

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

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My list of the Official Tangle Patterns

Sampler of Official Tangle Patterns

Not all of the Zentangle® tangles created by originators Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas are posted online. However, every “official” tangle pattern that does have online step-by-step drawing instructions is posted here on TanglePatterns. Here is my compilation of ALL the official tangle patterns for your personal reference.

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How to draw STRUZZLE

Zentangle pattern: Struzzle

Links to online instructions for drawing Jo Newsham’s Zentangle® pattern: Struzzle.

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How to draw PLAID

Zentangle pattern: Plaid

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Jane Monk’s Zentangle® pattern: Plaid.

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How to draw IXORUS

Zentangle pattern: Ixorus

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

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How to draw EMBELLISH

Tangle pattern: Embellish

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

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How to draw COIL

Zentangle pattern: Coil

Links to online instructions for drawing Sue Jacobs’ Zentangle® pattern: Coil, with guest Zentangle by Mariët Lustenhouwer.

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How to draw NIPA

Zentangle pattern: Nipa

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

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How to draw CHAINLETTE

Tangle pattern: Chainlette

Links to online instructions for drawing Kristy Thomas’s Zentangle® pattern: Chainlette.

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Send Sandy an eye-shaped Zentangle

Totally Tangled author, Sandy Bartholomew

Totally Tangled author, Sandy Bartholomew had successful eye surgery today (planned) and her colleagues are asking for eye-shaped Zentangles to be mailed to her …

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How to draw BUNDLES

Zentangle pattern: BUNDLES

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

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How to draw HEARTVINE

Zentangle pattern: Heartvine

Links to online instructions for drawing Lori Howe’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartvine.

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Tangle your name

My name (Linda) drawn in a Zentangle, using Tangle Patterns whose names start with the letters of my name

Recently CZT® Laura Harms started a fun weekly Zentangle® challenge and it’s open to everyone to participate. Here’s my own challenge for you: tangle your name and here’s how (it’s not what you think! Check it out …)

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