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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

Paperblanks Journals

From the 2-Part Series “Choosing a Journal for Penwork” by Sandra Strait.

Paperblanks Slim Format Journal“Paperblanks has an incredible line of journals with mouth-watering silk covers in gorgeous prints, a variety of bindings and snaps and elastic bands. The paper varies by the type of journal, so look inside if you can. Be sure you buy a ‘Blank’ not a ‘Lined’, if you want this for drawing.

Paperblanks Slim Journal is a hardback 3.75″ x 7″ with 176 pages. Be sure you get the ‘blank’ version. The paper is lovely to draw on, smooth with the faintest of grain. However, it is thin with a small amount of curl, and some bleed through. The beauty of the thing almost makes you forget that, though!

Paperblanks Midi Round Corner Journal is a 4.75″ x 6.75″ hardcover with 176 pages, and a heavier, ultra-smooth paper. It’s a joy to use, from the string-bound binding, gorgeous covers and glossy paper.”

Find Paperblanks Journals online

Some of the journals Sandra recommends are not available online, so make good notes about the ones that interest you so that when you visit your favorite art supply dealer you know exactly what you are looking for.

Be sure to read Sandra’s entire article here. She shares a wealth of knowledge and valuable experience about choosing a journal for penwork.

Share your tips

Please feel free to share your experience with Paperblanks Journals in the comments.

Enhance your Zentangle experience ...

NEW! TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2019 Edition

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE - 2019 Edition

The newest and 8th Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE. This instant-download 72-page (40 MB) interactive digital eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2018. Containing over 1,000 tangles, it's a must-have tool for using the site.

"Linda, Thank you! I was relying on too few and getting stuck after 3 years of daily working with Zentangle. This has inspired me to ‘begin again’ with renewed excitement." ~ Barbara R.

See the BOOK REVIEWS page for more details on its features and view a sample page.
Visit the STORE > E-BOOKS page for more information and support TanglePatterns.com by getting your copy now!
GIFT ORDERS: To give the TANGLE GUIDE as a gift, visit this page to place your gift order.
If you're new to Zentangle® and tangling, my TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ZENTANGLE is just what you need to get started. Also available en Français and en Español.

Zentangle Primer Volume 1NOW AVAILABLE IN SOFTCOVER: This is the only Zentangle book you'll ever need: the fabulous Zentangle PRIMER Vol 1. It's your CZT-in-a-book by the founders of Zentangle®! Visit the STORE tab on the top menu bar or click on the image. For more about the content and to read the rave reviews, visit the BOOK REVIEWS tab.
"Absolutely the best Zentangle Book yet! As an accomplished artist I used to think I did not need instruction on this art form. How wrong I was! My tangling improved by leaps and bounds after reading this book. If you think you have Zentangle down then you need this book more than ever!" ~ Kris H

The Official Zentangle KitAnother great jump-starter for new tanglers is the original Official Zentangle Kit. The Kit includes all the supplies you'll need to get started properly: Sakura Micron Pens, Zentangle Tiles, pencil, sharpener, tortillion, a booklet and an instructional DVD by co-founder Maria Thomas. Click on the image for more information about the Kit and its contents.

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