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How to draw CORE

Zentangle pattern: Core. 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.For some reason this song sprung to mind as I sat down at the keyboard – “Monday, Monday“. Classic song by The Mamas and The Papas.

If you find yourself humming this today, you know where it came from 😉

Today’s sweet, exuberant Core tangle is from our long-time friend Beth Snoderly who has so many great tangles on the site. And Core has also been waiting patiently in my archives for a very long time to make its debut.

Core seems very festive to me, I can picture it all ZIA-glittery in Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust pens

Beth describes how she came up with Core and how it gets its name:

“This is a fun one for me to draw. I was playing with angled squares and started looping the top like a lowercase ‘y’ and the bottom like a lowercase ‘h’ with vertical sides. Then I hooked them together and Core was born.

It is a easy and fun tangle to play with. There are so many ways to decorate and get many different looks.

My hubby helped name it as he said it reminded him of an apple core.”

Core is so easy to do and you can make it wander around the tile as much as you like. Changes in scale, touches of shading and imaginative embellishments make for a versatile tangle.

BTW, another apple-inspired tangle you might like to check out is CZT® Lori Manoogian’s Apacore which also contains a link to the recipe for my favorite (and easy!) dessert, Bavarian Apple Torte.

Beth illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing Core below where she also demonstrates several simple variations for this fun and festive tangle.

How to draw the tangle pattern Core, tangle and deconstruction by Beth Snoderly.

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For all our Jewish tangling friends celebrating their joyous Festival of Lights this week …

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