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Zentangle pattern: Intersection. Image © Linda Farmer and 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.CZT® and author Suzanne McNeill named this Zentangle pattern, Intersection.

It is one of the 40+ patterns in her latest Zentangle book, Zentangle 3. I wonder if she channeled a Zentangle version of the Union Jack? 😉 In fairness, my version is a little different than Suzanne’s.

Suzanne recently posted the instructions for drawing the tangle pattern Intersection here. UPDATE: Early in the Summer of 2014 Suzanne McNeill’s blog was removed and all the posts and images were lost. The site is being reconstructed as much as possible but the links will no longer be the same.

Many of her patterns on TanglePatterns can quite easily be figured out. For those that might be a little more difficult, Suzanne has graciously given me permission to post her copyright-protected images on TanglePatterns for your convenience.

Zentangle pattern: Intersecgtion

Image © DESIGN ORIGINALS by Suzanne McNeill and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please feel free to refer to the step outs to recreate this tangle in your Zentangles and ZIAs, or link back to this page. However the artist and reserve all rights to these images and they should not be pinned, reproduced or republished. Thank you for respecting these rights.

Check out the tag suzannem for more of Suzanne’s patterns on


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7 comments to How to draw INTERSECTION

  • You’re doing a great job here!
    I’ve been reading your posts for hours!!

  • Karen

    I enjoy your website (I am a CZT also). Wish you could add rollovers on the panes above the alphabet at the top of your page so that the different patterns would be identified. Thanks and keep up the good work!

    • Linda Farmer

      Thanks, Karen. In the comments on the “Appeal for Tag Assistance” post I mentioned I’m working on a slideshow feature that will have clickable images linked to the pattern page. Several people have expressed the same “wish” as you, and I agree that the site has reached the stage where that’s a very useful addition. It’s a time-consuming job to program but I am working on it and expect to have it up soon.

      • Linda Farmer

        More on the identification of patterns at the top of the page. I took the path of least resistance and today I added pattern names to the drawings because it was more expedient than doing the slideshow. The images are not clickable, so just navigate to the related page.

        Please note:
        Asterisked pattern names don’t have a page on (yet).

        The drawings do not include all the patterns already posted but will eventually.

  • Linda, great job on this site! I was reading your blog and saw you just created it in May of this year. Amazing. It’s so well organized and is a wonderful resource.

    I really enjoyed Suzanne M’s tangle intersection. It has a great strong presence and gives a good contrast to my zentangle creations.

  • Amazing! So gonna use it for my name zentangles!

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