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, 2015 Edition to help you select tangles. See Page 6 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

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How to draw WISKET

Zentangle pattern: Wisket

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

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Exploring TanglePatterns

Let's discuss it!

TanglePatterns.com has been growing with many new subscribers and I wanted to thank you for joining us and offer you all a very special welcome. There are lots of good things you might have missed so I thought I’d bring a few to your attention.

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How to draw FISH NET

Zentangle pattern: Fish Net

Links to online instructions for drawing Mariët Lustenhouwer’s Zentangle® pattern: Fish Net.

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How to draw TWISTEE

Zentangle pattern: Twistee

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

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How to draw LOOPS

Zentangle pattern: Loops

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

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How to draw FEATHERFALL

Zentangle pattern: Featherfall

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

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How to draw TRIMONDS

Zentangle pattern: Trimonds

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

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How to draw LUKILINE

Zentangle pattern: LukiLine

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

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Tangle fun with rubber stamps

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In her book Zentangle 3, CZT Suzanne McNeill suggests using simple rubber stamps as a design outline then using tangles to develop the image into Zentangle-inspired art. In this video, Suzanne demonstrates this fun and easy technique.

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How to draw PAIS

Zentangle pattern: Pais

Links to online instructions for drawing Mikee Huber’s Zentangle® pattern: Pais.

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Ideas for storing your Zentangle tiles

Zentangle Tile Storage Pockets

If you’ve been wondering how to preserve and store your collection of completed Zentangle® tiles, reader Angela Gamble from Hagerstown, Indiana, has found a solution that works for her and may just be the answer for you too.

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How to draw BOX SPIRALS

Zentangle pattern: Box Spirals

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

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How to draw JAX

Zentangle pattern: Jax

Links to online instructions for drawing Vera Giesbrecht’s Zentangle® pattern: Jax.

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How to draw JEEWELS

Zentangle pattern: Jeewels

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

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Copyright issues you should know

Let's discuss it!

With so many new people joining the ranks of the Zentangle Zealots, the inevitable enthusiasm is beginning to raise questions about the fair use of tangle patterns in art for sale, as well as create some outright copyright infringement issues. It’s time to address this important topic so we’re all on the same page.

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How to draw PURK

Zentangle pattern: Purk

A Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine video interview with Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas from the recent Craft & Hobby Association show, with Maria demonstrating how to draw the Zentangle®-original tangle: Purk.

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How to draw FACETS

Zentangle pattern: Facets

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Nancy Pinke’s Zentangle® pattern: Facets.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait’s Shade, Shape, Blend Color & Add Texture

Shape, shade

Guest Contributor Sandra Strait offers our Gentle Readers another great how-to tutorial. This one is a technique using squirkles to shade, shape, blend color and add texture to your drawings.

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How to draw FERN

Zentangle pattern: FERN

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

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CZT Penny Raile demonstrates Zentangle

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At the recent Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) show in California, Los Angeles CZT Penny Raile helped out in publisher and CZT Suzanne McNeill’s Design Originals booth, demonstrating Zentangle to attendees. Here is the video by Suzanne for your enjoyment.

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How to draw NINJA STARS

Zentangle pattern: Ninja Stars

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

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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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