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Maria and Molly demonstrate how to make adorable Zentangle tile gift trinket and money holders

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In this video Zentangle® co-founder Maria Thomas and her daughter Molly Hollibaugh demonstrate how to make adorable trinket holders using Zentangle tiles.

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How to make ZIA gift wrap, bags, and boxes, a tutorial by Cyndi Knapp

ZIA gift wrap tutorial

In this tutorial Canadian tangler Cyndi Knapp shares her tips and techniques for creating beautiful Zentangle-inspired gift wrap, gift bags, gift boxes and envelopes. She includes photographs of her projects to inspire you.

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How to make beautiful ZIA travertine coasters, a tutorial by Cyndi Knapp

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Canadian tangler Cyndi Knapp shares her easy steps to create lovely ZIA coasters and illustrates it with a tile using her 5D tangle as a string.

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How to draw HARP

Zentangle pattern: Harp. 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® Jan Brandt’s Zentangle® pattern: Harp. And how to make a “Dangling Bijou” ornament.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #11 Summary – Fee-PHI-Fo-Fun!

Zentangle Project Pack 11

Project Pack #11 – Fee-PHI-Fo-Fun!. This article summarizes each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos. It also includes a download link for the FREE new Markus Operandus II tool created by Zentangle co-founder Maria Thomas. (Its use is explained in the Introductory video.)

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What is Neurographica™?

And now for something a little bit different … With time on our hands to do some exploring the last few months, there’s been rising interest in a trademarked drawing method called Neurographica™. Once you’ve seen Neurographic art, combining neurographic lines with tangling seems like a natural fit. But what exactly is Neurographica? Let’s find out …

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Tangler Dawn Conner shares her Zentangle-inspired “Hidden Heart” in a step-by-step tutorial

My Hidden Heart by Dawn Conner

California tangler Dawn Conner shares her fun and easy tutorial for an “eye-catching” ZIA …

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Zentangle® Project Pack #10 Summary – The Legend of Zentangle

Project Pack #10 – The Legend of Zentangle. This article summarizes each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and includes links to the individual videos.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video demonstrating an Aquafleur and Scena Tangleation

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

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

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

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

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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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Voice-Guided Zentangle® – Lesson 2 with CZT Molly Hollibaugh

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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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