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RANDOM SELECTOR

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Guest Contributor: CZT Barbara Langston’s excellent video guide on how to use TanglePatterns.com

Tangler Tips

Special Edition: Texas CZT Barbara Langston filmed this excellent and thorough video tutorial demonstrating how to get the most out of using all the features of TanglePatterns.com.

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A Video Conversation With Zentangle® Co-Founders Rick and Maria

Rick and Maria Video

For those who don’t follow the Zentangle blog, I wanted to share this 96-minute video conversation with Rick and Maria with you. This post includes a brief synopsis for your reference. Learn all about Rick’s and Maria’s background and how the Zentangle Method™ was born … and more.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #17 Summary – The Kaleidoscope of Our Lives

Zentangle Project Pack 17 - The Kaleidoscope of Our Lives

Project Pack #17 – The Kaleidoscope of Our Lives. This article provides detailed notes on each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and makes it easy for you to find all the related videos and any parts of them you may wish to refer to again. Each full video can also be found on the corresponding tangle’s page on TanglePatterns.

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How to draw BRAZE

Zentangle pattern: Braze. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

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

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Zentangle® Project Pack #16 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2021 Edition – Keeping Score

Zentangle Project Pack 16 - 2021 TWELVE DAYS OF ZENTANGLE - Keeping Score

Project Pack #16 – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2021 Edition – Keeping Score. This article provides detailed notes on each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack and makes it easy for you to find all the related videos and any parts of them you may wish to refer to again. Each full video can also be found on the corresponding tangle’s page on TanglePatterns.

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How to draw MRTH

Zentangle pattern: Mrth. 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.

Video demonstration and links to online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Mrth.

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How to draw PANGEA

Zentangle pattern: Pangea. 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.

Video demonstration and links to online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Pangea.

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How to draw DREAMCATCHER

Zentangle pattern: Dreamcatcher. 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® Daniel Lamothe’s Zentangle® pattern: Dreamcatcher.

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How to draw ADRY

Zentangle pattern: Adry. 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 Elena Babayants’s Zentangle® pattern: Adry.

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Zentangle® Apprentice Project Pack A1 – Basics of the Zentangle Method

Zentangle Apprenticce Project Pack #1

Perfect video lessons covering the Basics of the Zentangle Method for Zentangle beginners (Apprentices) of all ages! This article includes all 8 video lessons.

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

zentangle-trinkets

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 draw MORRISSEAU

Zentangle pattern: Morrisseau. 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: Morrisseau.

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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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How to draw STIRITUP

Zentangle pattern: Stiritup. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Stiritup.

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How to draw FLOO and FLOO-ISH

Zentangle pattern: Floo-ish. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Floo. Includes a second video with Martha tangling her Floo-ish variation.

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How to draw XIRCUS

Zentangle pattern: Xircus. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Xircus.

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

KTT 031 - Aquafleur and Scena

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

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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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

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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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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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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How to draw MOON PIE

Zentangle pattern: Moon Pie. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Moon Pie. And please remember if you haven’t already contributed: TanglePatterns needs YOUR donation to help stay online for another year!

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How to draw HOLLIS

Zentangle pattern: Hollis. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Hollis. And please remember if you haven’t already contributed: TanglePatterns needs YOUR donation to help stay online for another year!

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How to draw RAVEL

Zentangle pattern: Ravel. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Ravel.

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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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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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