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How to draw DIAM’N FEEL

Zentangle pattern: Diam'n Feel. 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.Happy Monday, y’all! I trust you’re hanging in there and adjusting well to the new normal.

As Robert and I are in the age and health categories where we must be extra careful, we’ve discovered the pleasure of home delivery for groceries. I totally love it! And extra special blessings for the wonderful folks who are providing this type of service for all of us. Of course they are not alone in the category of people who deserve extra special blessings, brave heroes and selfless souls all. And we are so grateful to each and every one.

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How to draw SPIN ‘N’ SWIRL

Zentangle pattern: Spin 'n' Swirl. 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.Spin ‘n’ Swirl might well be a reference for our mental state in these strange and sometimes trying times 😉

But in reality Spin ‘n’ Swirl is a pretty tangle from CZT Shilpi Gupta who shared her Vibes tangle with us not long ago.

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How to draw SHIRL

Zentangle pattern: Shirl. 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 Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: Shirl. And introducing “Laughter is the Best Medicine” …

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How to draw WANDERLINE

Zentangle pattern: Wanderline. 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® Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Wanderline. PLUS: “A psychologist’s science-based tips for emotional resilience during the coronavirus crisis” …

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video of Rick and Maria exploring Paradox tessellations

Special Edition! The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Watch as they explore Paradox tessellations …

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How to draw TULIPA

Zentangle pattern: Tulipa. 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® Simone Menzel’s Zentangle® pattern: Tulipa.

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How to draw GOLDHAN

Zentangle pattern: Goldhan. 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 Helen Little’s Zentangle® pattern: Goldhan.

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How to draw MISTY

Zentagle pattern: Misty. 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® Karima Ritter’s Zentangle® pattern: Misty.

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Tangle Refresher 210 – Tangling on plastic Easter Eggs with CZT Angie Vangelis, our random string, plus how to draw Static, Terra, Double Marasu, Petals, Wooooooo

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! A great blast from the past article, AND our random string of the week …

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How to draw RINGS

Zentangle pattern: Rings. 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® Cat Kwan’s Zentangle® pattern: Rings.

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How to draw VIBES

Zentangle pattern: Vibes. 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® Shilpi Gupta’s Zentangle® pattern: Vibes.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #08 Summary – Dancing in the Moonlight

Zentangle Project Pack #08

Project Pack #08 – Dancing in the Moonlight. This article summarizes each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos. Each video is also posted on the corresponding tangle’s page on TanglePatterns.

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How to draw SO WAT

Zentangle pattern: So Wat. 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® Susan Pundt’s Zentangle® pattern: So Wat.

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How to draw AWHINGING

Zentangle pattern: Awhinging. 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 Phylis Chen’s Zentangle® pattern: Awhinging.

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How to draw 2 DIAMONDS + A RICE

Zentangle pattern: 2 Diamonds + a Rice. 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 Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: 2 Diamonds + A Rice.

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How to draw WANDW

Zentangle pattern: Wandw. 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® Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Wandw.

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How to draw BELLAH

Zentangle pattern: Bellah. 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® Beatrice Aronas’s Zentangle® pattern: Bellah.

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How to draw K’LING

Zentangle pattern: K'ling. 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 Indrani Novello’s Zentangle® pattern: K’ling.

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How to draw IRICE

Zentangle pattern: Irice. 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® Lin Chiu’s Zentangle® pattern: Irice.

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How to draw HART-ELLIE

Zentangle pattern: Hart-Ellie. 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® Lee Kay’s Zentangle® pattern: Hart-Ellie.

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How to draw SPRANG

Zentangle pattern: Sprang. 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 Heidi Sue Whitney’s Zentangle® pattern: Sprang.

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TanglePatterns housekeeping

TanglePatterns.com has now been successfully converted to https and you’ll see a lovely little lock symbol in your browser now. … Carry on, use the site to your heart’s content and tangle tangle tangle 🙂

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Tangle Refresher 209 – A folding card for Valentine’s Day, our random string, plus how to draw Scena, Leading Heart, Membranart, Mountain, Harvey

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems and great tutorials from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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NOTICE: TanglePatterns is undergoing major server changes this weekend (February 15-16)

TanglePatterns housekeeping

This coming weekend I’m changing the website over to a secure server. This may mean some site down time … your patience is appreciated!

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How to draw QUILTA

Zentangle pattern: Quilta. 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® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Quilta.

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How to draw BUGSY

Zentangle pattern: Bugsy. 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® Diana Tan’s Zentangle® pattern: Bugsy.

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How to draw HUGZ AND KISSES

Zentangle pattern: Hugz and Kisses. 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 Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: Hugz and Kisses.

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How to draw ZIGHEART

Zentangle pattern: ZigHeart. 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® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: ZigHeart.

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How to draw HEARTING

Zentangle pattern: Hearting.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® Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Hearting.

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