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How to draw ELIROB

Zentangle pattern: Elirob. 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.On this fine Friday the 13th, Canadian tangler Judy Murphy shares a fun and easy tangle for us to experiment with this weekend and beyond.

Elirob is Judy’s twelfth tangle on the site, fine tangles all. She most recently shared her ribbon-y Floose tangle with us. One of my personal faves is Judy’s whimsical Jumu.

Here Judy features Elirob in a pretty ZIA with quite a few Zentangle®-original tangles, among others.

I went with a quite plain vanilla version of Elirob for my example – sometimes just good old black and white does it for me – but Judy shows some interesting ways to change it up for variety.

Below Judy illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Elirob, showing both the triangle version and the square version.

How to draw the tangle pattern Elirob, tangle and deconstruction by Judy Murphy

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