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RANDOM SELECTOR

Use this Random Tangle Selector with your TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE to help you select tangles. See Pages 7 and 9 of the Guide for instructions. You can also use this to select random Strings: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Rick and Maria interviewed at their current gallery showing

Clip from video

Charter3 TV of Worcester MA recently aired this interview with Rick and Maria recorded at their current showing at the gallery at Alternatives in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, by reporter Mike Cronin. The exhibit includes most of Maria’s original art for “The Book of Zentangle”. With many thanks for the heads up to CZT Bette Abdu who teaches in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Also, how to pause your subscription if you’re going on vacation or change your subscription email address so you don’t miss a thing.

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New Black Zendala Sets now available!

Black Zendala Set

The new Black Zendala tiles are made from the same wonderful paper as the regular Black Zentangle tiles and have the same strings as the original White set. Both Zendala sets also have blank refills available. Now available in the TanglePatterns Store.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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“The Beauty of Zentangle” now available for pre-order

The Beauty of Zentangle

The latest Design Originals title, “The Beauty of Zentangle”, is now available for pre-order on Amazon.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And Canadian artist Robert Genn, on “How to paint intuitively.”

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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New from Joanne Fink, “Zenspirations Dangle Designs”

Zenspirations Dangle Designs

Now you can enjoy even more of Joanne Fink’s whimsical drawing ideas in her new title, “Zenspirations Dangle Designs”. Joanne’s first book contained one dangle design and her new title expands on the theme, explaining in detail how to draw dangles.

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Tangler tips for using the “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE”

Tangler Tips

Here are a couple of innovative ways tanglers are using my “TanglePatterns TANGLE GUIDE” to select their tangles for their Zentangles and Zentangle-inspired creations. Do you have any tips to offer about how you use the TANGLE GUIDE?

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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TanglePatterns STRING GUIDE now available

TanglePatterns STRINGS GUIDE Volume 1 (Strings 1-50)

For those of you who’ve written to ask if there’s a PDF of the site’s Strings available, there is now! The 21-page PDF describes the importance of Strings in Zentangle® and compiles the first 50 strings from the site’s resource into a convenient printable reference. Visit the STORE > EBOOKS page for more information.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago, and more – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Refill tiles now available for your Zendala Set

Zendala Refill Tiles

After receiving many requests for blank refill tiles for the Zendala Sets, by popular demand these brand new tiles are now available and you can order them today from the TanglePatterns Store.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Email and RSS Subscription changes at TanglePatterns

TanglePatterns housekeeping

Housekeeping Notice! This week I’ve made some major changes to the services that send out email newsletters to TanglePatterns subscribers and those who subscribe to the site by RSS in a feed reader. Things will look different! Please read on to see how this will affect you …

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

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Guidelines for creating Zentangle-inspired Art and Products

Tangler Tips

I’ve been getting email inquiries about what is involved in creating Zentangle®-inspired cards and other products for sale. I thought it would be helpful to review Zentangle’s current guidelines and make them available on TanglePatterns.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure. Also, an awesome NASA photo of the Nor-Easter blowing snow on everyone “up north”.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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The TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2013 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

I’m so DELIGHTED to announce that my “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2013 Edition” is now available! Completely revised from the first edition, the 2013 Edition includes all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2012.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Last one for 2012 – here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago and more – oldies but goodies for your tangling pleasure.

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