How to sign up for a free subscription - never miss a tangle!
What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher


All contents of this website are Copyright © 2010 - 2023 Linda Farmer,, and artists where named. Copying content in any form other than for your own personal offline reference and inspiration is expressly prohibited. No content may be reproduced, pinned or republished without express written permission. This work is not allowed to be used in training AI systems. Commercial use of any content is prohibited. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Artists for Respect
Your support helps keep TanglePatterns available!


Use this Random Tangle Selector with your 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.


How to draw KLOORZ

Zentangle pattern: Kloorz - © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.comExactly a week to the day after the CZTs from Seminar 18 (XVIII) began their magical journey in Providence RI, today Seminar 19 (XIX) begins and by week’s end many more CZTs will be among us. Cheers and congratulations to all the new CZTs from both classes!

Our fun tangle pattern to start this week off is Kloorz from Aussie tangler Sue Zanker who’s previously shared Diosea and Gord with us.

You might also recognize her name because Sue frequently contributes comments of support and appreciation to other tanglers who share their creations with us [hint, hint]. And I personally appreciate hearing from her because she’s always a big TanglePatterns booster! Great for the morale 🙂

Kloorz can be classified (tagged) in a variety of tangle types: grid, random, and ribbon. And as Sue points out in her steps below, each of those “toothy” shapes can also be drawn as a continuous line. They are very easy to draw and you can get into a very good rhythm with the continuous line.

Zentangle pattern: Kloorz - © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.comIn some of her examples below Sue adds playful “seed stem” variations that I didn’t use in my examples but if you have room, they add a delicate touch. For the example I chose to use above, I used a border-type placement and filled the shapes with pencil, well rubbed with a tortillion. The tortillion burnishes the graphite and smooths it into an even layer which looks so much better than the “raw” pencil. On the right, a grid version again sans seed stems.

Sue illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Kloorz here and she shows several ways to play with it in a grid, as a border, randomly scattered as she calls “wandering”, and an organic version along a center stroke line.

Zentangle pattern: Kloorz - © Sue Zanker and

Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing pattern deconstructions in any form is prohibited under law without express permission of the copyright owner.

Check out the tag suez for more of Sue’s tangles on


Enhance your Zentangle experience while supporting TanglePatterns:

CURRENT EDITION! TANGLE GUIDE, 2024 Edition TANGLE GUIDE, 2024 Edition The 13th Edition of the TANGLE GUIDE is an instant-download 109-page interactive digital eBook/PDF containing approximately 2,000 tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2023. It's a great resource and a must-have digital tool for using the site. Visit the STORE > E-BOOKS page and help keep going by getting your copy now!

"Linda, Thank you! I was relying on too few and getting stuck after 3 years of daily working with Zentangle. This has inspired me to ‘begin again’ with renewed excitement." ~ Barbara R.

See the BOOK REVIEWS page for more details on its features and view a sample page. Note: this is a digital product you download immediately when you place your order, nothing will be physically mailed to you.
GIFT ORDERS FOR ANOTHER PERSON: To give the TANGLE GUIDE as a gift, visit this page to place your gift order.
If you're new to Zentangle® and tangling, my BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ZENTANGLE is just what you need to get started. Also available en Français and en Español.

Zentangle Primer Volume 1 This is the only Zentangle book you'll ever need: the fabulous 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.
NEW! Now available in KINDLE format for $9.99. Spanish Edition here. Japanese Edition here.
"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





6 comments to How to draw KLOORZ

  • Melena

    I love this tangle pattern. It can be done in so many ways. You did very well coming up with this one.

    Linda, It’s great to have a booster like Sue. You deserve it!!! 😀

  • Noelene Kelly

    Love it Sue, you have used this tangle pattern so many ways. Very interesting, and I think the way you used it to make a soft pattern (Seedy String Line) is brilliant. Thanks

  • Rae Smith

    Lovely pattern – off to play with it! Can see lots of great tangled cards featuring it.

  • Melena


    I’ve been playing with this tangle Kloorz and I love it. Have fun everyone!

  • Nancy Pearson

    Sue–I love your Kloorz. The added seed stem is great (with short or long stems, either way). Also, your finished Zentangle with a “revealed underneath section” is very nice. That is what I see anyway. A Zentangle is always so beautiful but when it looks like it is hiding additional treasure below—-even better! Thank you, Sue. And thank you, Linda. Your emails are the first ones I look at each morning. Nancy

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>




Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.