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How to draw NVELOPE

Zentangle pattern: Nvelope. 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® Alyss Amster’s Zentangle® pattern: Nvelope.

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How to draw CLOVE

Zentangle pattern: Clove. 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 Faith Cohen’s Zentangle® pattern: Clove.

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TanglePatterns String 063

TanglePattern String 063

This String is shared by tangler Anne Marks for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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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 OWLZ

Zentangle pattern: Owlz. 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: Owlz.

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How to draw PARIS

Zentangle pattern: Paris. 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 Antonine Megger’s Zentangle® pattern: Paris.

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Rick and Maria interviewed at their current gallery showing

Clip from video

Charter3 TV of Worcester MA recently aired this interview with Rick and Maria recorded at their current showing at the gallery at Alternatives in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, by reporter Mike Cronin. The exhibit includes most of Maria’s original art for “The Book of Zentangle”. With many thanks for the heads up to CZT Bette Abdu who teaches in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

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TanglePatterns String 062

TanglePatterns String 062

This String is shared by CZT Adele Bruno for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw GRAANCIRKEL

Zentangle pattern: Graancirkel. 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 Magda Wellens’s Zentangle® pattern: Graancirkel.

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How to draw BRAN

Zentangle pattern: Bran. 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: Bran.

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How to draw GEOS

Zentangle pattern: Geos. 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 Ronnie Szczerba’s Zentangle® pattern: Geos.

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Tips for using white ink on Black Zentangle® and Zendala Tiles

Rosé Zentangle tile before shading

With the new Black Zendala Sets now available along with the regular black Zentangle® tiles, you might be wondering what pens to use on them. How to draw strings? How to shade with white on black? Here are a few tips to get you started and you are invited to add your own suggestions in the comments …

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TanglePatterns String 061

TanglePatterns String 061

This String is shared by tangler Diane Sexton for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Also, how to pause your subscription if you’re going on vacation or change your subscription email address so you don’t miss a thing.

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How to draw HAKO

Zentangle pattern: Hako. 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’s Zentangle® pattern: Hako.

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How to draw IONIC

Zentangle pattern: Ionic. 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® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Ionic.

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New Black Zendala Sets now available!

Black Zendala Set

The new Black Zendala tiles are made from the same wonderful paper as the regular Black Zentangle tiles and have the same strings as the original White set. Both Zendala sets also have blank refills available. Now available in the TanglePatterns Store.

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TanglePatterns String 060

TanglePatterns String 060

This String is shared by CZT Margaret Bremner for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw a free-form bird and fill it with tangles

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Video – CZT® Suzanne McNeill shows how to draw a free-form bird and fill with 6 tangles from “Zentangle 8”: Fins, Maize, Ocean Spray, Pinball, Chatter, Coral Seeds.

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How to draw OCEAN SPRAY

Zentangle pattern: Ocean Spray. 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 video instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Ocean Spray.

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How to draw CORAL SEEDS

Zentangle pattern: Coral Seeds. 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 video instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Coral Seeds.

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How to draw CHATTER

Zentangle pattern: Chatter. 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 video instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Chatter.

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How to draw FINS

Zentangle pattern: Fins. 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 video instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Fins.

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How to draw PINBALL

Zentangle pattern: Pinball. 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 video instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Pinball.

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How to draw MAIZE

Zentangle pattern: Maize. 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 video instructions for drawing CZT® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Maize.

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How to draw POR FIN

Zentangle pattern: Por Fin. 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® Cathy Staeven’s Zentangle® pattern: Por Fin.

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How to draw FLOOR TOO

Zentangle pattern: Floor Too. 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 Jennifer Carter’s Zentangle® pattern: Floor Too.

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