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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.

ARCHIVES

How to draw MAYLEA

Zentangle pattern: Maylea. 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: Maylea.

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How to draw CVETIC

Zentangle pattern: Cvetic. 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: Cvetic.

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How to draw HENNA DRUM

Zentangle pattern: Henna Drum. 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 MacKugler’s Zentangle® pattern: Henna Drum.

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TanglePatterns String 003

TanglePatterns String 003

Here’s the third String for your creative enjoyment, shared by Anne Marks.

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Tangle Refresher 26

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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Exploring the elegance of Zentangle in a larger format

Secret Garden by CZT Michele Beauchamp

CZT® Michele Beauchamp answers frequently asked questions about how she creates her beautiful Zentangle-inspired art.

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How to draw ME THREE

Zentangle pattern: Me Three. 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 Pope’s Zentangle® pattern: Me Three.

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TanglePatterns String 002

TanglePatterns-String-002

Here’s the second String for your use and creative enjoyment.

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How to draw CROON

Zentangle pattern: Croon. 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: Croon.

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The importance of Strings

TanglePatterns.com STRINGS

… and another useful resource on TanglePatterns.com.

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How to draw UNME

Zentangle pattern: Unme. 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 Debra Castaldi’s Zentangle® pattern: Unme.

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STORIES: Respite and relief for caregivers

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

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

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Tangle Refresher 25 and a Zentangle milestone

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And a very important and exciting piece of news, a “milestone event” from Zentangle.

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How to draw PEA-NUCKLE

Zentangle pattern: Pea-nuckle. 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: Pea-nuckle.

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How to draw CHAINLEA

Zentangle pattern: Chainlea. 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® Norma Burnell’s Zentangle® pattern: Chainlea.

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How to draw BUTTERCUP

Zentangle pattern: Buttercup. 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® Sandy Steen Bartholomew’s Zentangle® pattern: Buttercup.

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How to draw CLOTHESLINE

Zentangle pattern: Clothesline. 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: Clothesline.

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How to draw ROUCHE

Zentangle pattern: Rouche. 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 Rose Brown’s Zentangle® pattern: Rouche.

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TanglePatterns celebrates its second birthday this week!

And I couldn’t have done it without you …

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Tangle Refresher 24

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 GROOVY

Zentangle pattern: Groovy. 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 Eden Hunt’s Zentangle® pattern: Groovy.

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How to draw TICKING

Zentangle pattern: Ticking. 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: Ticking.

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New free eBook – Copyright for crafters and artists

INTERWEAVE'S "Know Your Rights" free copyright ebook

Most of you are familiar with Interweave through their many magazines and electronic publications. On Thursday (April 26th), Interweave released a free e-book “Know Your Rights: Copyright 101 for Artists and Crafters” in recognition of World Intellectual Property Day. Here is what they have to say about the e-Book, with a link to their free download.

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How to draw SUMMER SITTER

Zentangle pattern: Summer Sitter. 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 Karry Heun’s Zentangle® pattern: Summer Sitter.

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How to draw LOOPLOPP

Zentangle pattern: Looplopp. 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: Looplopp.

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How to draw VEEZLEY

Zentangle pattern: Veezley. 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® Sandy Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: Veezley.

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Advice for using Sakura Micron pens on other surfaces

Tangler Tips

Recently a reader emailed asking for advice about using Sakura micron pens on a painted surface so I contacted Sakura for their guidelines. Their response was very helpful to ensure the best outcome with our art processes.

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Tangle Refresher 23

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 FÜNF

Zentangle pattern: Fünf. 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® Denise Rudd’s Zentangle® pattern: Fünf.

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How to draw PLANATEEN

Zentangle pattern: Planateen. 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: Planateen.

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