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How to draw EMINGLE and AMBLER

Zentangle pattern: Ambler. 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.

How to draw the Zentangle®-original tangles: Emingle and Ambler.

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Back to School Gifts for Teachers

Suzanne McNeill's book, Zentangle Basics

One can’t help but notice the “Back to School” ad supplements in the papers lately. And wondering, “Where did the summer go?” [Soon it will be college football season – Yay!] This got me thinking about teachers preparing lesson plans for their new students and out there buying kids supplies out of their own funds because school budgets are too tight to provide them.

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How to draw WARPED EGGS

Zentangle pattern: Warped Eggs. 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 Livia Chua’s Zentangle® pattern: Warped Eggs.

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How to draw STRIPING

Zentangle pattern: Striping. 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: Striping.

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How to draw HURAKAN

Zentangle pattern: Hurakan. 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 Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Hurakan.

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How to draw KOFEFORN

Zentangle pattern: Kofeforn. 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® Laura Harms’ Zentangle® pattern: Kofeforn.

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How to draw DAGGERLY

Zentangle pattern: Daggerly. Image © the artist 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® Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Daggerly.

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How to draw ZIN

Zentangle pattern: Zin. 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 Linda Farmer’s Zentangle® pattern: Zin.

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How to draw CENTRIFUGE

Zentangle pattern: Centrifuge. 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: Centrifuge.

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How to draw DL NEBULA

Zentangle pattern: DL Nebula. 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 Donna Hornsby’s Zentangle® pattern: DL Nebula.

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How to draw WARANGAIE

Zentangle pattern: Warangie. 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: Warangaie.

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How to draw LINKED

Zentangle pattern: Linked. 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 Vicki Murray’s Zentangle® pattern: Linked.

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How to draw DL LABYRINTH

Zentangle pattern: DL Labyrinth. 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 Donna Hornsby’s Zentangle® pattern: Labyrinth.

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You heard it here first!

Let's discuss it!

Is there a sequel to “Totally Tangled” in the works?

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How to draw VORTEX

Zentangle pattern: Vortex. 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: Vortex.

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How to draw DL SUNRAY

Zentangle pattern: DL Sunray. 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 Donna Hornsby’s Zentangle® pattern: DL Sunray.

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Tangle Pattern Tags

In our discussion on the Organize Your Patterns page, the subject of how to categorize patterns became a strong thread and contributor Suzanne asked if I planned to add more tags to the site. That prompted this post to launch a separate discussion about tags. It will be very useful for me to get your thoughts, so I don’t have to guess.

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How to draw CHEMYSTERY

Zentangle pattern: Chemystery. 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® MaryAnn Scheblein-Dawson’s Zentangle® pattern: Chemystery.

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How to organize your tangle patterns

Sharing my system for organizing my tangle patterns and their step-by-step drawings in case it’s helpful to any of you.

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How to draw FESCU

Zentangle pattern: Fescu. 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: Fescu

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How to draw FANS

Zentangle pattern: Fans. 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 Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Fans.

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How to draw PUNCH

Zentangle pattern: Punch. 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 Sandy Bartholomew’s Zentangle® pattern: Punch.

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How to draw RAIN

Zentangle pattern: Rain. 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: Rain. With example Zentangle by Guest Jella Verelst.

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How to draw AHH

Zenangle pattern: Ahh. 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: Ahh.

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How to draw UNYUN

Zentangle pattern: Unyun. Zentangle pattern: Unyun. Image © the artist 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 Carole Ohl’s Zentangle® pattern: Unyun.

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