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How to draw YPSMI

Zentangle pattern: Ypsmi. 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 Friday y’all!

This weekend our Asian tangling friends are beginning the celebrations of their biggest family holiday of the year, the arrival of the Chinese Lunar New Year tomorrow, Saturday the 25th. “Officially, the holiday runs for three days, but unofficially it is celebrated over the course of two weeks.

Best wishes, good luck and good fortune to everyone celebrating their Spring Festival and the New Year!

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How to draw HANARY

Zentangle pattern: Hanary. 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.Hanary comes to us from Japanese CZT Hiroko Matsuo and it’s her third tangle on the site.

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How to draw SPRINGKLE

Zentangle pattern: Springkle. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Springkle.

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Tangle Refresher 208 – The magic of auras, our random string, plus how to draw Ratoon, Cee, Delys, C-rendipity and Flevo

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Including the magic of the Zentangle aura, and our random string of the week …

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How to draw RICH

Zentangle pattern: Rich. 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® Sandy Ho’s Zentangle® pattern: Rich.

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How to draw SUN

Zentangle pattern: Sun. 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® Hanna Shan’s Zentangle® pattern: Sun.

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How to draw POKEROOTY

Zentangle pattern: Pokerooty. 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: Pokerooty.

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2020 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

It’s ready! The “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2020 Edition” including all its useful features and almost 1,400 tangles is now available for instant download from the STORE > EBOOKS page.

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How to draw PRINTEN

Zentangle pattern: Printen. 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: Printen.

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How to draw WOOTI

Zentangle pattern: Wooti. 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: Wooti.

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Tangle Refresher 207 – Tangles and tips for beginners, a random string and how to draw Rumpus, Wrapped, Septembies, Clob, and Olipze

Tangler Tips

Welcome to 2020! This week’s Buried Treasure spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world, takes a look at tangles for beginners as well as some beginner tips (or reminders for experienced tanglers), and shares our random string of the week …

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How to draw BLIND MEMBRANART

Zentangle pattern: Blind Membranart. 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: Blind Membranart. With warm wishes for a beautiful holiday season and a fabulous 2020 …

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How to draw NOODLE

Zentangle pattern: Noodle. 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® Angie Gittles’s Zentangle® pattern: Noodle.

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How to draw HEARTLOCK

Zentangle pattern: Heartlock. 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 Candace Mok’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartlock.

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Zentangle® Project Pack 07 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2019 Edition – Light & Shadow

Zentangle Project Pack 07

Project Pack #07 – Exploring the world of light and shadow on the new gray Zentangle tiles. This article breaks down in detail the 12 videos of this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual video tutorials.

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How to draw FLUXISM

Zentangle pattern: Fluxism. 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® Kamala Looi’s Zentangle® pattern: Fluxism.

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How to draw PANEPINTO

Zentangle pattern: Panepinto. 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® Lucy Farran’s Zentangle® pattern: Panepinto.

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How to draw BLANES

Zentangle pattern: Blanes. 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® Anita Aspfors Westin’s Zentangle® pattern: Blanes.

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How to draw OAURA

Zentangle pattern: Oaura. 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: Oaura.

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How to draw J’LOOP

Zentangle pattern: J'Loop. 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 Cyndi Knapp’s Zentangle® pattern: J’Loop.

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How to draw CHAIRS

Zentangle pattern: Chairs. 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: Chairs.

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Give the endless gift of Zentangle this holiday season

Seasonal DIY Projetcts

Giving the gift of Zentangle® is not only a thoughtful idea at any time, you are also sharing an endless life-long rewarding practice with your friends and loved ones. And co-workers!

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How to draw VILBERT

Zentangle pattern: Vilbert. 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® Sabrina Stein’s Zentangle® pattern: Vilbert.

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Discovery! A way to re-start a clogged Micron 01 Pen

Let's discuss it!

Recently I stumbled across a way to restart the ink in my Micron 01 pens flowing well, so here’s “Linda’s Micron Fix” in case it helps you too.

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How to draw OCEANS 13

Zentangle pattern: Oceans 13. 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® Marion Seidel’s Zentangle® pattern: Oceans 13.

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How to draw SURYA

Zentangle pattern: Surya. 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: Surya. With warm Thanksgiving Day wishes …

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How to draw SPLISH

Zentangle pattern: Splish. 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 Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Splish. And some Zentangle news …

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How to draw MOON PIE

Zentangle pattern: Moon Pie. 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: Moon Pie. And please remember if you haven’t already contributed: TanglePatterns needs YOUR donation to help stay online for another year!

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How to draw HOLLIS

Zentangle pattern: Hollis. 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: Hollis. And please remember if you haven’t already contributed: TanglePatterns needs YOUR donation to help stay online for another year!

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