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Voice-Guided Zentangle® – Lesson 1 with CZT Molly Hollibaugh

Molly Hollibaugh of Zentangle HQ has recently begun a new video series of tangling lessons with a different approach. There are no images to follow, Molly’s calming voice will guide you through this tangle lesson.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video of Rick and Maria exploring Paradox tessellations

Special Edition! The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Watch as they explore Paradox tessellations …

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Zentangle® Project Pack #08 Summary – Dancing in the Moonlight

Zentangle Project Pack #08

Project Pack #08 – Dancing in the Moonlight. This article summarizes each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos. Each video is also posted on the corresponding tangle’s page on TanglePatterns.

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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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Discovery! A way to re-start a clogged Micron 01 Pen

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Recently I stumbled across a way to restart the ink in my Micron 01 pens flowing well, so here’s “Linda’s Micron Fix” in case it helps you too.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #06 Summary – No Mistakes

Zentangle Project Pack #6

Project Pack #06 – No Mistakes. This article summarizes the 10 videos of this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos. The post also contains links to the previous Project Pack Summaries on TanglePatterns.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video of Maria tangling a Zendala tile from start to finish

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Marvelous and mesmerizing! Watch and learn as Maria tangles a Zendala tile from start to finish.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #05 Summary – Zentangle Cartouches

Project Pack No. 05

Project Pack #05 – Zentangle Cartouches. This article summarizes the 10 videos of this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video demonstrating how to tangle dingsplatZ

Maria tangles a dingsplatz

“Hot off the presses” – this is the latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle’s co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #04 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2018 Edition – Making a Zentangle Spinner

Linda's Zentangle Spinner

Project Pack #04 – Making a Zentangle Spinner. Here’s my recap of all 14 of the “Zentangle Spinner” series lesson videos and links to 2018’s “Twelve Days of Zentangle” …

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CZT María Tovar demonstrates her inkless tangling technique in a step-by-step photo tutorial

A free tutorial featuring Spanish CZT María Tovar’s “técnica seca” or dry technique for tangling.

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Tangle Refresher 181 – Featuring Zentangle travel journals, our random string, plus how to draw Jonqal, Aniane, Wacho, Braidle, Drawave

Buried Treasure – our biweekly potpourri of things Zentangle (and sometimes not), hidden tangle gems, and our random string of the week …

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Zentangle® Project Pack #03 Summary – A Zentangle Ensemble

Project Pack 03 - A Zentangle Ensemble

Project Pack #03 – A Zentangle Ensemble. This article summarizes the 9 videos of this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos.

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A tutorial by CZT Marguerite Samama on how to create her Zentangle-inspired zenbuttons

TanglePatterns Tutorial: How to create CZT Marguerite Samama's Zenbuttons

Special treat! A Zentangle®-inspired tutorial to expand your Zentangle creativity, from CZT Marguerite Samama.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #02 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2017 Edition – A Stroll Down Memory Lane

12 Days of Zentangle Day 1 tile

Project Pack #02 – A stroll down Zentangle memory lane. Here’s my recap summary of all 12 days and links to this year’s “Twelve Days of Zentangle” …

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CZT Dorian Eng shows how to make a ringing bell Christmas ornament using Zentangle tiles

CZT Dorian Eng's Zentangle ringing bell ornament

In this 5-minute video presented by Sakura, Certified Zentangle Teacher Dorian Eng demonstrates how to create a Zentangle-inspired holiday ornament using 3.5″ square Zentangle tiles.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #01 Summary – Introducing Sakura’s White Gelly Roll Pens

Zentangle Project Pack #1

Project Pack #01 – Introducing Sakura’s White Gelly Roll Pens. This article summarizes the 8 videos of this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos.

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How to draw PETALS

Zentangle pattern: Petals. 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 Lindsey Bugbee’s Zentangle® pattern: Petals. And Zentangle-inspired mail art #ZIMailArt including a group link for posting thereof …

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A video demonstration of Zentangle’s Crazy ‘Nzeppel with Molly Hollibaugh

CZT Molly Hollibaugh demonstrates Crazy 'Nzeppel

Sakura and CZT Molly Hollibaugh got together to create this video with Molly demonstrating “Crazy ‘Nzeppel” …

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video demonstrating tranzending technique

Zentangle Kitchen Table Tangles

A new public Kitchen Table Tangle video from Rick and Maria at Zentangle® demonstrating tranzending, a technique to add layers of tangles to your tiles. Also news about 2018 CZT Seminar dates …

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Zentangle Community: When you haven’t been tangling for a while, how do you get started again?

Let's discuss it!

Question from the Zentangle community, to the community: When you’ve been absent for a while, how do you get back into the swing of your Zentangle practice? Your advice and suggestions are invited and welcome …

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How to dye eggs naturally for a new Easter Zentangle tradition

How to dye eggs naturally the old-fashioned way with simple items from your pantry and refrigerator, then tangle away to decorate!

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Tangle Refresher 149 – Featuring a tutorial from CZT Marie Browning on how to draw colored gems with Tombow markers

Marie Browning's Dragonfly with Gems

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring CZT Marie Browning’s tutorial on how to draw gems with Tombow markers, and links to more resources on rendering gems

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How to draw SHARK KISSES

Zentangle pattern: Shark 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 Jenna Black’s Zentangle® pattern: Shark Kisses. Note Jenna’s easy technique for drawing an ogee grid!

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Tangle Refresher 138 – Featuring a video demonstrating how to tangle a pumpkin

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a video demonstrating how to tangle a pumpkin …

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How to create a Zentangle-inspired Galaxy on canvas

How to create a Zentangle galaxy on canvas

A Sakura video with CZT Sam Taylor where she combines Zentangle® and watercolor to create an abstract ZIA galaxy scene.

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Tangle Refresher 128 – Featuring a tutorial on making unique wearable art with paper beads

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a tutorial on making unique wearable art with paper beads …

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Tangle Refresher 127 – Featuring some excellent online guides to gel pens, calligraphy pens, drawing inks … and more!

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring some excellent online guides to gel pens, calligraphy pens, drawing inks … and more!

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Tangle Refresher 121 – And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”, a TEDx talk. Master Penman Jake Weidmann explores the connections between the pen and how we learn, think, and carry our cultural heritage at a time when the very act of writing is being dropped from school curricula across the country.

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Tangle Refresher 120 – “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art

Buried Treasure! “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art.

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