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

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All contents of this website are Copyright © 2010 - 2020 Linda Farmer, TanglePatterns.com, 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. Commercial use of any content is prohibited. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Artists for Respect
Your support helps keep TanglePatterns available!

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.

ARCHIVES

How to draw Y-CHAIN

Zentangle pattern: Y-Chain. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution (including pinning) of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Y-Chain.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 198

TanglePatterns String 198. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Shirleen Long 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!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SATI

Zentangle pattern: Sati. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution (including pinning) of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Jem Miller’s Zentangle® pattern: Sati.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TAMISOLO

Zentangle pattern: Tamisolo. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution (including pinning) of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Tamisolo.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw FISSION

Zentangle pattern: Fission. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution (including pinning) of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Online instructions for drawing Richard Anderson’s Zentangle® pattern: Fission.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 197

TanglePatterns String 197. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Smith 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!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 122 – Featuring Sakura Micron surgery and making your own tortillions

Sakura Micron 01 Pen

I hope you are in the habit of taking a moment to check out the Tangle Refreshers because, in addition to the five tangle gems from the past (many use these as their Zentangle® prompt of the day), I usually share tangling tips and/or advice that’s well worth reading.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ECLIPSE

Zentangle pattern: Eclipse. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. The unauthorized reproduction or distribution (including pinning) of this copyrighted work is illegal.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Lara Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Eclipse.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ’DILLO

Zentangle pattern: 'Dillo. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lori Manoogian’s Zentangle® pattern: ’Dillo.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 196

TanglePatterns String 196. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly 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!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw WOCAR

Zentangle pattern: Wocar. 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 Annette Grewe’s Zentangle® pattern: Wocar.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw NATTI

Zentangle pattern: Natti. 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 Anita Aspfors Westin’s Zentangle® pattern: Natti.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ZOOLOO

Zentangle pattern: Zooloo. 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 Voges’s Zentangle® pattern: Zooloo. And it’s the Year of the Monkey – Happy Chinese New Year!

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 195

TanglePatterns String 195. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Domnauer 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!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 121 – And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”, a TEDx talk. Master Penman Jake Weidmann explores the connections between the pen and how we learn, think, and carry our cultural heritage at a time when the very act of writing is being dropped from school curricula across the country.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw MOLYGON and ARTICULATED MOLYGON

Zentangle pattern: Molygon. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Molygon. Plus a KTT video of Articulated Molygon.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TATTLE

Zentangle pattern: Tattle. 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® Milde Weiss’s Zentangle® pattern: Tattle.

Continue reading this article.