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Zentangle® Birdies

Suzanne McNeill's Zentangle-inspired "Birdies"Zentangle® Birdies: Another great way to incorporate tangles into your crafts. Wooden bird forms with wire legs become cute little table accessories or the perfect gift item.

In this 5 minute video CZT Suzanne McNeill demonstrates how she prepares a drawing on card stock to be glued onto wood bird forms she discovered to create some sweet Spring décor.

Suzanne uses a Sakura Graphic 1 pen for this Zentangle-inspired craft project.

Fox Publishing appears to be recycling all of Suzanne’s earlier Design Originals Zentangle-related booklets as “Expanded Workbook Editions” so watch for the updated titles as they appear.

The paper in the new editions has changed from the shiny coated stock to an uncoated stock making it easier to draw in the book without smudging. Of course it can’t compete with the official Zentangle tiles, but it does serve the purpose for practicing.

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Zentangle Primer Volume 1 Remember you can get your official Zentangle supplies here too, including the fabulous new Zentangle PRIMER Vol 1. It's your CZT-in-a-book by the founders of Zentangle®! Visit the STORE tab on the top menu bar or click on the image. For more about the content and to read the rave reviews, visit the BOOK REVIEWS tab.
"Absolutely the best Zentangle Book yet! As an accomplished artist I used to think I did not need instruction on this art form. How wrong I was! My tangling improved by leaps and bounds after reading this book. If you think you have Zentangle down then you need this book more than ever!" ~ Kris H

The Official Zentangle Kit Another great jump-starter for new tanglers is the original Official Zentangle Kit. The Kit includes all the supplies you'll need to get started properly: Sakura Micron Pens, Zentangle Tiles, pencil, sharpener, tortillion, a booklet and an instructional DVD by co-founder Maria Thomas. Click on the image for more information about the Kit and its contents.

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7 comments to Zentangle® Birdies

  • Love this video, but wish I knew where she got those great birds on legs!!

  • Theresa Schroeder

    Thank you, Linda, for this terrific site!

    These birds would make perfect spring/Easter gifts…does anyone know where the wooden blanks can be purchased, preferable online?

    I’m sure other inquiring minds want to know :>)

  • Gillette Henry

    I love these, so creative! Where did you find the birds? I would love to try this.

  • Suzanne McNeill

    I fell in love with these birds when I found them in the wood department at Michaels.
    TIP: The larger Michaels stores seem to have a better supply.
    If you can’t find the wooden birds, punch a small hole in the top of a pair of back-to-back birds and hang them from a string as a mobile. It is also cute to dangle a few beads from the bottom of the birds.
    Suzanne McNeill CZT #2

  • Sue Taylor

    Love the project I would also like to know where to find the darling birds

  • Linda Heuston

    Love this! The videos from Suzanne are always so fun to watch! The idea for doing these for Easter is a great idea! I went looking, lots of companies on eBay, also Michael’s, A.C.Moore, etc have them. Some are the ‘chunky’ with legs, others are a thinner, legless model. Those might be cute ‘strung & hung’! I actually did something similar to this and gave as a gift…I glued a lil heart as the wing to give a bit more dimension. …thanks again Linda, and Suzanne, for more inspiring projects and spreading the Zentangle love! Sincerely, Linda H.

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