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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TANGLE SELECTOR

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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A Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Picasso's Dove of Peace

Warmest wishes to all my Gentle Readers here at TanglePatterns.com.

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How to draw CIRQUITAL

Official Zentangle pattern: Cirquital

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

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How to draw JITTERZ

Zentangle pattern: Jitterz

Links to online instructions for drawing Shauna’s Zentangle® pattern: Jitterz.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on Choosing a Journal for Penwork – Part 2

Global Art Handbook Journals

This is the second of a two-part series where Sandra generously shares her wealth of experience on how to go about choosing a journal for penwork such as Zentangle. In Part 2 of this series, “Journals I’ve Known and Loved”, Sandra reviews 7 different brands of journals in detail.

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How to draw FRILLEE

Zentangle pattern: Frillee

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

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait on Choosing a Journal for Penwork – Part 1

Global Art Handbook Journals

By Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait. This is the first of a two-part series where Sandra generously shares her wealth of experience about what to consider when choosing a journal for penwork such as Zentangle. In Part 2 of this series, Sandra reviews several journals and their attributes.

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How to draw SHIRAZ

Zentangle pattern: Shiraz

Online instructions for drawing Linda Farmer’s Zentangle® pattern: Shiraz.

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Guest Contributor: Sandra Strait’s String Templates

Sandra Strait's String Templates

In the second installment of the “Guest Contributor” feature on tanglepatterns.com, invited contributor Sandra Strait shares her ideas and examples for String Templates in her first guest post.

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How to draw KUZEK

Zentangled pattern: Kuzek

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Laura Harms’s Zentangle® pattern: Kuzek.

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How to draw YANG

Zentangle pattern: Yang

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Geneviève Crabe’s Zentangle® pattern: Yang.

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How to draw SNOWZAGS

Zentangle pattern: Snowzag

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

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How to draw TRIANGLES

Zentangle pattern: Triangles

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

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How to draw SHARD

Zentangle pattern: Shard

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

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How to draw CHILLON

Zentangle pattern: Chillon

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

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Giving Thanks

Thank You!

As many of us prepare to take a special day on Thursday to honor Thanksgiving and celebrate our multitudes of blessings, I wanted to take time to thank you, Gentle Readers, and let you know how much your support means to me.

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How to draw ZANELLA

Zentangle pattern: Zanella

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

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Show us your Zentangles

Free photo-sharing websites

Several of you have inquired about sharing your Zentangle® art on tanglepatterns. I have been noodling for some time to figure out a way to implement this. I’ve concluded the simplest way to accomplish this …

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How to draw PINWHEELS

Zentangle pattern: Pinwheels

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

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How to draw SPINNERS

Zentangle pattern: Spinners

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

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How to draw COASTER

Zentangle pattern: Coaster

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

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How to get your own Gravatar

Let's discuss it!

Today I thought I’d post a tip on how to get one of those cute little square pictures of yourself that show up with your comment in any blog or forum. Because it’s FREE, really easy to do, and it’s so much nicer to see a face instead of a computer-generated icon or a blank spot alongside your comment.

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Guest Contributor: Cindi asks for scanning tips

Guest Contributor: Cindi Allen

Linda’s Introduction: I’m delighted to add this new feature, “Guest Contributor”, to tanglepatterns.com. And I’m even more pleased that Cindi Allen accepted my invitation to be the first.

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How to draw HALF ONIONS

Zentangle pattern: Half Onions

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

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How to draw JAPONICA

Zentangle pattern: Japonica

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

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How to draw BATON

Zentangle pattern: Baton

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

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