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How to draw CBEELINE

Zentangle pattern: CBeeline. Image copyright the artist, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please feel free to refer to the step outs to recreate the tangles from this site in your Zentangles and ZIAs, or link back to any page. However the artists and TanglePatterns.com reserve all rights to these images and they must not be altered, pinned, reproduced or republished. Thank you for respecting these rights.Hello there … and Happy Monday! I hope you are doing well.

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Today for our fun explorations we have a tangle from one of our CZT-Asia colleagues, Curtis Huang is from Taiwan and CBeeline is his first on the site.

Curtis’s CBeeline is an easy tangleation of Beeline, one of the original 102 Zentangle®-original tangles (the current now-170 list is here).

Curtis explains,

The familiar Beeline pattern is a three-dimensional block composed of black, gray, and white colors, usually arranged horizontally or straight.

The pattern I developed is arranged in a circle, so it is a Circular Beeline, CBeeline.

CBeeline is easy to tangle and it could extend out almost indefinitely to fill a space if that’s what you wanted.

Update: Curtis provided three lovely Zendalas featuring his CBeeline, this first is a “three layer” version.

Next a “four layer” version:

And a “five-layer” version:

Curtis illustrates the step-by-step instructions for drawing CBeeline below. Close examination shows the steps and Curtis’s simple monotangle demonstrate two patterns of adding the solid ink and graphite sections, each gives a slightly different 3D effect.

How to draw the Zentangle pattern CBeeline, tangle and deconstruction by Curtis Huang. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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