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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

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TanglePatterns STRING GUIDE now available

TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE Volume 1 (Strings 1-50)

For those of you who’ve written to ask if there’s a PDF of the site’s Strings available, there is now! The 21-page PDF describes the importance of Strings in Zentangle® and compiles the first 50 strings from the site’s resource into a convenient printable reference. Visit the STORE > EBOOKS page for more information.

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How to draw DUGWUD

Zentangle pattern: DugWud. 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® Anita Roby-Lavery’s Zentangle® pattern: DugWud.

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TanglePatterns String 050

TanglePatterns String 050

On the occasion of our 50th String on TanglePatterns, this one is shared by Zentangle cofounder Maria Thomas for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw three types of grids for your Zentangles

Tangler Tips

A new entry for our “Tutorials” tab on the alphabetic menu bar for ease of future reference. Read on for the simple steps for drawing three different types of grids from which many tangle patterns grow. Includes a free PDF to download with all the instructions for you to print out.

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Sakura’s calligraphy tips for beginners with Maria Thomas

Sakura Pigma Calligrapher video with Maria Thomas

Here’s a brand new video from Sakura of America with Zentangle® cofounder Maria Thomas demonstrating their Pigma® Calligrapher™ pen and giving a few tips for beginners interested in the art of Calligraphy.

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How to draw YEW-DEE

Zentangle pattern: Yew-Dee. 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® Peg Farmer’s Zentangle® pattern: Yew-Dee.

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How to draw CYRA

Zentangle pattern: Cyra. 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: Cyra.

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TanglePatterns String 049

TanglePatterns String 049

This String is shared by tangler Cathy Clifford for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher 49

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago, and more – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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How to draw BLANKETT

Zentangle pattern: Blankett. 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 Judy Murphy’s Zentangle® pattern: Blankett.

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How to draw WIDGETS

Zentangle pattern: Widgets. 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® Kate Ahrens’ Zentangle® pattern: Widgets.

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TanglePatterns String 048

TanglePatterns String 048

This String is shared by tangler Melody Hampshire for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw PIZA

Zentangle pattern: Piza. 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 Elena Hadzijaneva’s Zentangle® pattern: Piza.

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Refill tiles now available for your Zendala Set

Zendala Refill Tiles

After receiving many requests for blank refill tiles for the Zendala Sets, by popular demand these brand new tiles are now available and you can order them today from the TanglePatterns Store.

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How to draw MIASMA

Zentangle pattern: Miasma. 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 Dawson’s Zentangle® pattern: Miasma.

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How to draw TRINGLE

Zentangle pattern: Tringle. 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® Lara Williams’ Zentangle® pattern: Tringle.

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TanglePatterns String 047

TanglePatterns String 047

This String is shared by tangler Cherie Hartwick for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher 48

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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How to draw SPAWN

Zentangle pattern: Spawn. 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 Shoshi’s Zentangle® pattern: Spawn.

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How to draw MR.E

Zentangle pattern: Mr.E. 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® Shawn Hayden’s Zentangle® pattern: Mr.E.

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