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How to draw PEGS

Zentangle pattern: Pegs. 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.The tangle pattern Pegs comes from Arja de Lange-Huisman of The Netherlands and Arja shares a whole bunch of variations to play with.

“I am a teacher in the subject ‘techniek’ or technology in English. I am a mother of 3 kids (10, 7 and 3 yrs old), I am married to Johan and living in Gouda in the Netherlands. I teach youngsters with an age of 13 and 14 yrs old. I am quite creative, always making things from cardboard from the time when I was young. …

When surfing on the internet I noticed Zentangle at the end of februari 2011. I contacted Maria Vennekens CZT for a workday. Unfortunately or fortunetly my middlelest kid (son) was invited to swim for his diploma A and I couldn’t go to Maria. So I bought the big Zentangle kit instead. I now enjoy tangling on the tiles with the micropen. I love making minitures on a ‘big’ tile with a flowing movement on it.”

Here are Arja’s steps for drawing the basic Pegs tangle.

Steps for drawing the Zentangle® pattern: Pegs

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Here is the first set of variations – Flames, Fluid, and Ray.

Steps for drawing variations of the Zentangle pattern: Pegs

Here is the second set of variations.

Steps for drawing variations of the Zentangle pattern: Pegs

Here is a Zentangle® by Arja featuring versions of of her Pegs tangle pattern.

A Zentangle® by Arja de Lange-Huisman featuring her tangle Pegs

A Zentangle® by Arja de Lange-Huisman featuring her tangle Pegs and variations. Copyright the artist, used with permission. All rights reserved.

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