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, 2016 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 SHARD

Zentangle pattern: Shard. 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® Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Shard.

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How to draw CHILLON

Zentangle pattern: Chillon. 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: 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. 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: 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. 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 Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Pinwheels.

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How to draw SPINNERS

Zentangle pattern: Spinners. 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 Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Spinners.

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How to draw COASTER

Zentangle pattern: Coaster. 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 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. 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 Livia Chua’s Zentangle® pattern: Half Onions.

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How to draw JAPONICA

Zentangle pattern: Japonica. 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: Japonica.

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How to draw BATON

Zentangle pattern: Baton. 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 Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Baton.

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Tanglepatterns has a new TIPS & TOOLS section

Tips, Tools, Techniques

I’ve been wanting to add a Tips & Tools section to tanglepatterns.com since Day One. At long last, this week I set it up and began adding pages to it.

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How to draw GINGHAM

Zentangle pattern: Gingham. 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: Gingham.

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How to draw SPROCKET

Zentangle pattern: Sprocket. 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 Vera Giesbrecht’s Zentangle® pattern: Sprocket.

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How to draw CRACKED

Zentangle pattern: Cracked. 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 Lori Howe’s Zentangle® pattern: Cracked.

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How to draw CLICK CLACK

Zentangle pattern: Click Clack. 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 Jane Monk’s Zentangle® pattern: Click Clack.

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A question about Zentangle format

Let's discuss it!

“Are they only done on a 3 1/2 inch square?” A new reader asks this question about Zentangle®, and it’s an interesting enough inquiry that I wanted to respond in a post for discussion.

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How to draw CHEERS

Zentangle pattern: Cheers. Image © the artist 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 Clark’s Zentangle® pattern: Cheers.

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When and where do you tangle?

Let's discuss it!

That’s a great question that loyal supporter Cindi would like to see answered by our Gentle Readers. Have fun sharing your “tangle habits” and ideas with us in the comments!

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How to draw WIRED

Zentangle pattern: Wired. 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 Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Wired.

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How to draw JAMBALEE

Zentangle pattern: Jambalee. 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 Pamela Pincha-Wagener’s Zentangle® pattern: Jambalee.

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Add Zentangle to Your Travel Journals

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Suzanne McNeill’s video on using Zentangle, and other great scrapbooking ideas, in your travel journal.

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How to draw LIMPITZ

Zentangle pattern: Limpitz. 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 Jo Newsham’s Zentangle® pattern: Limpitz.

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