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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings.

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STORIES: Overcoming artist block; overcoming fear of failure

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this new occasional series on TanglePatterns, here are two readers’ accounts describing in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives.

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How to draw LOKOMOTIVE

Zentangle pattern: Lokomotive. 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 Kukla’s Zentangle® pattern: Lokomotive.

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How to draw FOOTLITES

Zentangle pattern: Footlites. 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: Footlites.

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How to draw HI-Cs

Zentangle pattern: Hi-Cs. 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® Anita Roby-Lavery’s Zentangle® pattern: HI-Cs.

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New Zentangle® pen sets from Sakura

Brand new 11-Piece Zentangle Sakura Micron pen set

Zentangle® creators Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas have teamed up with Sakura®, manufacturers of the Micron 01 pens specifically recommended for tangling, to produce three new Zentangle-branded drawing sets. Here’s what you’ll find in each of the three sets…

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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 PEAKS BORDER

Zentangle pattern: Peaks Border. 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: Peaks Border.

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How to draw ZAZZY

Zentangle pattern: Zazzy. 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® Sue Clark’s Zentangle® pattern: Zazzy.

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How to draw INSYDOUT

Zentangle pattern: Insydout. 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® Mary Masi’s Zentangle® pattern: Insydout.

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How to draw PILLOWS

Zentangle pattern: Pillows. 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: Pillows.

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How to draw FLEURI

Zentangle pattern: Fleuri. 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® Geneviève Crabe’s Zentangle® pattern: Fleuri. Also a link to my recent interview on Killer Hobbies.

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How do you choose tangles?

Let's discuss it!

Yesterday on Tangle Refresher 18, new tangler Mir asked a question about selecting tangles and I thought it was a great question for discussion. Here’s my two cents … what about you, what advice would you give newbies on this subject?

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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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New TanglePatterns Badge

If you have a blog or a website and would like to add a TanglePatterns badge to it, I’ve just added one to the site. Here’s how to get yours …

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How to draw OJO

Zentangle pattern: Ojo. 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: Ojo.

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How to draw WARTS AND WOBBLES

Zentangle pattern: Warts and Wobbles. 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 Cindy Straight’s Zentangle® pattern: Warts and Wobbles.

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STORIES: Traumatic brain injury; dealing with loss and grief

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In response to my recent announcement that I would be adding this new occasional series to TanglePatterns, I received emails from readers describing in their own words how Zentangle has changed their lives. Here are two of these touching personal stories.

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How to draw BANDOLA

Zentangle pattern: Bandola. 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® Sadelle Wiltshire’s Zentangle® pattern: Bandola.

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How to draw PAVONIA

Zentangle pattern: Pavonia. 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 Angie Shade’s Zentangle® pattern: Pavonia.

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How to draw SPAANDERS

Zentangle pattern: Spaanders. Please feel free to refer to the step outs to recreate this tangle in your Zentangles and ZIAs, or link back to this page. However the artist and TanglePatterns.com reserve all rights to these images and they should not be pinned, reproduced or republished. Thank you for respecting these rights.

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

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New Series: How Zentangle® changes lives

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

One of my greatest, and most unexpected, rewards in running TanglePatterns.com is receiving comments and emails from fellow tanglers thanking me for the site and describing how Zentangle® has changed their lives …

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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 FOHBRAID

Zentangle pattern: Fohbraid. 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: Fohbraid.

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How to draw MEO

Zentangle pattern: Meo. 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 Jonathan Baetens’ Zentangle® pattern: Meo.

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How to draw JELLY ROLL

Zentangle pattern: Jelly Roll. 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: Jelly Roll. Also, news about Suzanne’s CHA 2011 Industry Achievement Award.

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How to draw DYZZEE

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

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How to draw DIAMOND DROPS

Zentangle pattern: Diamond Drops. 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 Janice Sherlock’s Zentangle® pattern: Diamond Drops.

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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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Let's discuss it!

The “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is going out by email today! I would love your feedback, so if you feel so inclined please leave a comment here.

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How to draw KRLI-Q

Zentangle pattern: KRLI-Qs. 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: KRLI-Q.

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