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Contains over a dozen examples of Zentangle-original tangles that are good for Beginners and an interactive list of additional free learning resources. If you don’t have a CZT near you this explains everything you need to know to get started with Zentangle.

How to draw IKAT

Zentangle pattern: Ikat. 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.June 2020. Sigh. What an annus horribilis this has been and somehow our woes just keep getting compounded in the most heartbreaking ways.

I sincerely hope we can lighten our collective mental anguish to some degree with another week of relaxing tangles — together with fervent prayers for “peace, love and happiness“.

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How to draw AAHROMA

Zentangle pattern: Aahroma. 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.Whooee, another week has come and gone and here we are at Friday again, already!

Today’s lovely Aahroma tangle is from novelist and tangler Jenna Black. This is Jenna’s ninth great tangle on the site.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video exploring the Embedded Letters technique

Kitchen Table Tangles Video - Embedded Letters

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

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How to draw 4-CLEF

Zentangle pattern: 4-Clef. 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® Pam Lee’s Zentangle® pattern: 4-Clef.

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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.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Curtis Huang’s Zentangle® pattern: CBeeline.

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How to draw SPYNES

Zentangle pattern: Spynes. 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® Heidi Kay’s Zentangle® pattern: Spynes.

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How to draw WALK THE LINE

Zentangle pattern: Walk the Line. 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® Chris Titus’s Zentangle® pattern: Walk the Line.

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How to draw TAKE HEART

Zentangle pattern: Take Heart. 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® Cherryl Moote’s Zentangle® pattern: Take Heart. And Happy Victoria Day to our Canadian tangling friends and rellies …

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Tangle Refresher 212 – CZT Billie Lauder’s Tangle Folk, our random string, plus how to draw Vega, Oofs-a-Daisy, Zeez, Abukas and Fili

CZT Billie Lauder's Tangle Folk

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Also featuring CZT Billie Lauder’s Tangle Folk and our random string of the week …

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How to draw CRAZY BLOSSOM

Zentangle pattern: Crazy Blossom. 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® Cat Kwan’s Zentangle® pattern: Crazy Blossom.

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How to draw PIEP

Zentangle pattern: Piep. 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: Piep.

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How to draw TYME

Zentangle pattern: Tyme. 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 Liz Drake’s Zentangle® pattern: Tyme.

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How to draw SIT-RUS

Zentangle pattern: Sit-Rus. 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 Flis Dawson’s Zentangle® pattern: Sit-rus.

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Today is TanglePatterns 10th Tangleversary!

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On May 4th, 2010, I launched TanglePatterns.com with “Hello Zentangle Zealots!” Little did I know where this adventure would take me, and I couldn’t have done it without you …

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How to draw MOONRICE

Zentangle pattern: Moonrice. 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 Ilonka Weerts’s Zentangle® pattern: Moonrice.

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How to draw LEUR

Zentangle pattern: Leur. 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 Julie Isaac’s Zentangle® pattern: Leur.

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How to draw MOSHUN

Zentangle pattern: Moshun. 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 Martie Kyde’s Zentangle® pattern: Moshun.

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Ways to use the Zentangle® Markus Operandus to create unique Zentangle Strings

Zentangle Project Pack 09

Bonus Content! Even if you don’t have Zentangle’s Project Pack #09, the FREE downloadable “Markus Operandus” created by Maria Thomas is a fantastic tool to have for your Zentangle practice. Here’s how to use it to easily create a variety of unique strings.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #09 Summary – Spring has Sprung

Project Pack #09 – Spring has Sprung. This article summarizes each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos.

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How to draw MIM-MNE

Zentangle pattern: Mim-Mne. 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® Laura Rossi Doria’s Zentangle® pattern: Mim-Mne.

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How to draw AYAME

Zentangle pattern: Ayame. 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® Emiko Kaneko’s Zentangle® pattern: Ayame.

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How to draw IN FLIGHT

Zentangle pattern: In Flight. 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 Karen Buse’s Zentangle® pattern: InFlight.

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How to draw CADOOH

Zentangle pattern: Cadooh. 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: Cadooh.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle Apprentice Lesson #2 with Molly, Indy and Mazzy

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® HQ focuses on tangling for children – Zentangle Apprentice Lesson #2

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New! “Zentangle Primer Vol 1” is now available in a Kindle Edition

Zentangle PRIMER Volume 1

Now available in digital format – THE book to own for all Zentangle enthusiasts – the best and perhaps the only book on the subject you need – in a Kindle Edition for $9.99 at https://amzn.to/2VaDZCi

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How to draw PAMELA

Zentangle pattern: Pamela. 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® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Pamela.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – A special double helping of Zentangle videos with Rick and Maria

Kitchen Table Tangles from Zentangle®

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) videos from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas … 2-for-the-price-of-1 …

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Tangle Refresher 211 – Tangle your name, our random string, plus how to draw Dewd, Meshmerize, Endo, Counterpoint, Irradial

Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVE

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! This week we also tangle our name and explore our random string of the week …

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle® for children featuring Molly Hollibaugh tangling with her daughters Indy and Mazzy

KTT 026 - Zentangle Apprentice with Molly, Indy and Mazzy

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® HQ focuses on tangling for children – “Zentangle Apprentices” – featuring CZT Molly Hollibaugh tangling with her young daughters Indy and Mazzy.

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