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How to draw DROGON

Zentangle pattern: Drogon. 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.Drogon is a lovely new tangle from Hungarian tangler Lily Moon who recently shared her Andante with us.

Drogon is a great tangle to practice using deliberate strokes while drawing orbs.

If your orbs have little tails in them, it’s a sure sign to slow down, focus, and be more deliberate with your Sakura Micron 01. Drogon is easy to draw and the smallest touch of shading makes it pop from the page. Drogon is an elegant cousin of CZT Carole Ohl’s Coaster.

Lily illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Drogon here on her blog. She has several beautiful tiles on the page and the very first one at the top featuring Drogon includes several Zentangle®-original tangles. Remember to click on the steps image for a larger version for your personal reference.

Update September 2019: There appears to be a technical issue with Lily’s blog so until it gets resolved here are Lily’s steps for your convenience. Kindly do not pin or post elsewhere.

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Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please feel free to refer to the steps images to recreate this tangle in your personal Zentangles and ZIAs, or to link back to this page. However the artist and TanglePatterns.com reserve all rights to these images and they must not be publicly pinned, altered, reproduced or republished. They are for your personal offline reference only. Thank you for respecting these rights. Click the image for an article explaining what copyright means in plain English. “Always let your conscience be your guide.” ~ Jiminy Cricket

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  • Linda's List of Zentangle-Original Patterns — here is the complete list of original tangles (aka "official tangles") created and introduced by founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, including those not published online. If you are new to the Zentangle Method I highly recommend learning a few of the published Zentangle classics first.
  • A pattern is not always a tangle — here's what makes a tangle.
  • Un motif n’est pas toujours un tangle — Qu’est-ce qu’un tangle ?
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  • How to submit your pattern deconstruction to TanglePatterns
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  • What is a Zentangle? — if you are new to the Zentangle Method, start here for the fundamentals

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