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How to draw CINDYER

Zentangle pattern: Cindyer. 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.Monday greetings, everyone!

Today’s lovely tangle looks like it would be hard to draw, right?

Au contraire, mes amis. (Yes, watching the Tour de France is affecting me a tad. And what a GREAT tour this year!) Cindyer is from Taiwan’s Yu Ru Chen and it’s based on the basic construction of the Zentangle®-original Cadent.

And it’s so easy to draw, one step at a time.

Yu Ru writes that she was experimenting with “a small circle and C” strokes looking for something “good and simple“. Cindyer is the result of her experimentation. Cindyer is named for a Zentangle classmate named Cindy.

Yu Ru illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Cindyer below and in her example she shows several easy ways to vary her tangle.

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Here is Yu Ru’s pretty Zentangle tile using Cindyer in a circular, somewhat mandala-like format with Showgirl as the center focal point.

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