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Tangle Refresher 209 – A folding card for Valentine’s Day, our random string, plus how to draw Scena, Leading Heart, Membranart, Mountain, Harvey

Tangle Refresher!Happy Valentine’s Day! Sweet wishes for you today …

As part of our occasional Refresher series where we unearth Buried Treasure from the site, today we’re revisiting a great idea for making your own unique cards combining a special folding technique and your Zentangle®-inspired art. Cool idea for today or for any occasion calling for a greeting card.

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This coming weekend I’m changing the website over to a secure server. This may mean some site down time … your patience is appreciated!

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How to draw QUILTA

Zentangle pattern: Quilta. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Quilta.

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How to draw BUGSY

Zentangle pattern: Bugsy. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Diana Tan’s Zentangle® pattern: Bugsy.

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How to draw HUGZ AND KISSES

Zentangle pattern: Hugz and Kisses. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: Hugz and Kisses.

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How to draw ZIGHEART

Zentangle pattern: ZigHeart. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: ZigHeart.

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How to draw HEARTING

Zentangle pattern: Hearting.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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Hearting.

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How to draw NANA

Zentangle pattern: Nana. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Eriko Ågren’s Zentangle® pattern: Nana.

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How to draw FLAG-DOW

Zentangle pattern: Flag-dow. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Candace Mok’s Zentangle® pattern: Flag-dow.

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How to draw HEARTIQUE

Zentangle pattern: Heartique. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Cyndi Knapp’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartique.

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How to draw YPSMI

Zentangle pattern: Ypsmi. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Ypsmi.

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How to draw HANARY

Zentangle pattern: Hanary. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hiroko Matsuo’s Zentangle® pattern: Hanary.

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How to draw SPRINGKLE

Zentangle pattern: Springkle. 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.

Online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Springkle.

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Tangle Refresher 208 – The magic of auras, our random string, plus how to draw Ratoon, Cee, Delys, C-rendipity and Flevo

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Including the magic of the Zentangle aura, and our random string of the week …

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How to draw RICH

Zentangle pattern: Rich. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Sandy Ho’s Zentangle® pattern: Rich.

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How to draw SUN

Zentangle pattern: Sun. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hanna Shan’s Zentangle® pattern: Sun.

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How to draw POKEROOTY

Zentangle pattern: Pokerooty. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Pokerooty.

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2020 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

It’s ready! The “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2020 Edition” including all its useful features and almost 1,400 tangles is now available for instant download from the STORE > EBOOKS page.

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How to draw PRINTEN

Zentangle pattern: Printen. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Indrani Novello’s Zentangle® pattern: Printen.

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How to draw WOOTI

Zentangle pattern: Wooti. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Wooti.

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Tangle Refresher 207 – Tangles and tips for beginners, a random string and how to draw Rumpus, Wrapped, Septembies, Clob, and Olipze

Tangler Tips

Welcome to 2020! This week’s Buried Treasure spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world, takes a look at tangles for beginners as well as some beginner tips (or reminders for experienced tanglers), and shares our random string of the week …

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How to draw BLIND MEMBRANART

Zentangle pattern: Blind Membranart. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Blind Membranart. With warm wishes for a beautiful holiday season and a fabulous 2020 …

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How to draw NOODLE

Zentangle pattern: Noodle. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Angie Gittles’s Zentangle® pattern: Noodle.

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How to draw HEARTLOCK

Zentangle pattern: Heartlock. 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.

Online instructions for drawing Candace Mok’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartlock.

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Zentangle® Project Pack 07 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2019 Edition – Light & Shadow

Zentangle Project Pack 07

Project Pack #07 – Exploring the world of light and shadow on the new gray Zentangle tiles. This article breaks down in detail the 12 videos of this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual video tutorials.

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How to draw FLUXISM

Zentangle pattern: Fluxism. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Kamala Looi’s Zentangle® pattern: Fluxism.

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How to draw PANEPINTO

Zentangle pattern: Panepinto. 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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lucy Farran’s Zentangle® pattern: Panepinto.

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How to draw BLANES

Zentangle pattern: Blanes. 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.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Anita Aspfors Westin’s Zentangle® pattern: Blanes.

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