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How to draw POKEROOT

Zentangle pattern: Pokeroot. 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.Pokeroot is the “mother” tangle pattern to the Pokeleaf pattern. The main difference between the two is the shape of the leaf part of the tangle.

Pokeroot looks more like a lollipop shape to me, or berries as others have described. Pokeleaf is shaped, uh, like a leaf.

Pokeroot is a Zentangle®-original tangle introduced by Maria Thomas.

Pokeroot was one of our first tangles. It was inspired by a pokeroot plant growing in a vacant lot across from our home. Pokeroot is an unusual name for us to use for a tangle because it is named for what inspired its pattern. We usually choose names that don’t create a preconception of how a tangle should look,” writes Rick Roberts.

CZT Molly Hollibaugh shows how to draw Pokeroot in this video:

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Update December 12, 2017 – Project Pack #02. As part of the Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2017 Edition, in this Day 2 video (25:03) Molly tangles Pokeleaf, Pokeroot, and Tripoli.

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UPDATE December 8, 2018 – Project Pack #04. As part of the Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2018 Edition series, in this Day 6 video starting at (6:04) Molly demonstrates how to tangle and shade Pokeroot.

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Update February 5, 2020 – In the occasional series on the Zentangle blog called TangleRootz where “we explore the ins and outs of some of our most loved Tangles. Join us as we journey back to how it was discovered and deconstructed, why a certain tangle got its name, and who was involved in the process,” – CZT Molly Hollibaugh explores the rootz of Pokeroot.

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UPDATE April 17, 2020 – Project Pack #09. As part of the Spring has Sprung project pack, Maria joins her daughter Molly for the second preparation video. In this video, Maria demonstrates how to tangle Pokeleaf at 4:15, Pokeroot at 7:53, Rixty at 10:04, two versions of Flux at 14:30, Sampson at 19:19, Springkle at 22:36, and Verdigogh at 25:51.

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Check out the tag zentangle for more Zentangle®-original tangles on TanglePatterns.com.

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Zentangle Project Pack Summaries on TanglePatterns

For your convenience here are the links to all of my Zentangle Project Pack summaries to date:
  1. November 2017: Zentangle® Project Pack #01 Summary – Introducing Sakura’s White Gelly Roll Pens
  2. December 2017: Zentangle® Project Pack #02 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2017 Edition - A Stroll Down Memory Lane
  3. June 2018: Zentangle® Project Pack #03 Summary – A Zentangle Ensemble
  4. December 2018: Zentangle® Project Pack #04 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2018 Edition – Making a Zentangle Spinner
  5. April 2019: Zentangle® Project Pack #05 Summary – Zentangle Cartouches
  6. August 2019: Zentangle® Project Pack #06 Summary – No Mistakes
  7. December 2019: Zentangle® Project Pack #07 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2019 Edition – Light and Shade
  8. March 2020: Zentangle® Project Pack #08 Summary – Dancing in the Moonlight
  9. April 2020: Zentangle® Project Pack #09 Summary – Spring has Sprung
  10. Coming July 2020: Zentangle® Project Pack #10 Summary – The Legend of Zentangle

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