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How to draw SPOKES

Zentangle pattern: Spokes. 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® Caren Mlot’s Zentangle® pattern: Spokes.

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How to draw SLÁINTE

Zentangle pattern: Sláinte. 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 Kate McIlreavy’s Zentangle® pattern: Sláinte.

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STORIES: Relieving mental exhaustion and increasing productivity

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. Tangler and freelance book editor Laurie R. describes how Zentangle has helped relieve mental exhaustion while increasing her productivity; she also shares one of her first Zentangles.

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TanglePatterns String 012

TanglePatterns String 012

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall.

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How to draw FANZ

Zentangle pattern: Fanz. 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 Susan Goetter’s Zentangle® pattern: Fanz.

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How to draw SPARKOOL

Zentangle pattern: Sparkool. 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® Lara Williams’ Zentangle® pattern: Sparkool.

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How to draw POP-CLOUD

Zentangle pattern: Pop-Cloud. 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 Carla du Preez’s Zentangle® pattern: Pop-Cloud.

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TanglePatterns String 011

TanglePatterns String 011

This String is shared by Israel’s Yamit Fridman.

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Tangle Refresher 30

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 CANDLEGLOW

Zentangle pattern: Candleglow. 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: Candleglow.

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How to draw DOOLEEDO

Zentangle pattern: Dooleedo. 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: Dooleedo.

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TanglePatterns String 010

TanglePatterns String 010

String 010 is shared by tangler Anne Marks for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw VERVE

Zentangle pattern: Verve. 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: Verve.

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How to draw HYPNOTIC

Zentangle pattern: Hypnotic. 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 Elena Hadzijaneva’s Zentangle® pattern: Hypnotic.

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How to draw KNYT

Zentangle pattern: Knyt. 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 Lyndel Churchill’s Zentangle® pattern: Knyt.

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TanglePatterns String 009

TanglePatterns String 009

String 009 is shared by Australia’s Sue Zanker for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher 29

Tangle Refresher!

This is the second anniversary of the Buried Treasure Series! 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 SHING

Zentangle pattern: Shing. 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® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Shing.

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How to draw SUNFLOWER

Zentangle pattern: Sunflower. 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 Anne Marks’ Zentangle® pattern: Sunflower.

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How to draw AURAKNOT

Zentangle pattern: Auraknot. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Auraknot.

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TanglePatterns String 008

TanglePatterns String 008

String 008 is shared by tangler Hope Martin for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw GIRLANDE

Zentangle pattern: Girlande. 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: Girlande.

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How to draw CUBIC

Zentangle pattern: Cubic. 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 Karl Stewart’s Zentangle® pattern: Cubic.

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How to draw ANGEL FISH

Zentangle pattern: Angel Fish. 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® Marizaan van Beek’s Zentangle® pattern: Angel Fish.

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Creating colorful Zentangle-inspired mini canvases

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Here’s a fun new video from Sakura’s Leslie Crumpler, also a CZT®, on creating bold, easy Zentangle-inspired mini canvases with colorful neon pens and markers. This could be a great summer project to share with kids. Young and old!

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TanglePatterns String 007

TanglePatterns String 007

Here’s another String for your creative enjoyment, shared by Holland’s Mirjam Baart.

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Tangle Refresher 28

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 FLOURISH

Zentangle pattern: Flourish. 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 Stephanie Skelton’s Zentangle® pattern: Flourish.

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How to draw CACK

Zentangle pattern: Cack. 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 Adele Bruno’s Zentangle® pattern: Cack.

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STORIES: Overcoming panic attacks

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. Tangler Christine S describes how Zentangle helps her overcome panic attacks; she also shares one of her beautiful Zentangle-inspired creations.

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