How to sign up for a free subscription - never miss a tangle!
What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All contents of this website are Copyright © 2010 - 2023 Linda Farmer, TanglePatterns.com, and artists where named. Copying content in any form other than for your own personal offline reference and inspiration is expressly prohibited. No content may be reproduced, pinned or republished without express written permission. This work is not allowed to be used in training AI systems. Commercial use of any content is prohibited. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Artists for Respect
Your support helps keep TanglePatterns available!

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.

RECENT COMMENTS

ARCHIVES

New page on the site: A chronology of Zentangle’s 20th Anniversary Journal Project

I’ve added a new page on TanglePatterns.com to provide information and links to Zentangle’s newsletters, blog posts and YouTube videos related to their year-long 20th Anniversary Journal Project. Registration for 2024 CZT seminars is now open!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw BENAND

Zentangle pattern: Benand. 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 Mollie Zauner’s Zentangle® pattern: Benand.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw BRAZEN

Zentangle pattern: Brazen. 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® Jodi Christiansen’s Zentangle® pattern: Brazen.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw VERENI

Zentangle pattern: Vereni. 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: Vereni.

Continue reading this article.

The brand new 2024 Edition of the “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is available now!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2024 Edition

I’m delighterd to announce the new updated “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2024 Edition” eBook is now available for instant download from the STORE > EBOOKS page. Get yours now and help keep the site going! The BOOK REVIEWS page has more details and a sample page if you want to learn more about this eBook’s contents.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TORCH

Zentangle pattern: Torch. 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® Beatrice Aronas’s Zentangle® pattern: Torch.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw CHOO CHOO LEAVES

Zentangle pattern: Choo Choo Leaves. 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® Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Choo Choo Leaves.

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 256 – Tangles and Tips for Beginners, our random string, and how to draw Three and Three, Javik, Floria, Sprigerz, Oodles

TanglePatterns.com Buried Treasure & Tangle Refreshers

Hello there!! Our first edition of Buried Treasure for 2024 spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world, takes a look at tangles for beginners as well as some beginner tips (or reminders for experienced tanglers), and shares a random string to explore …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw WINDSOR

Zentangle pattern: Windsor. 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® Chrissie Frampton’s Zentangle® pattern: Windsor. With warmest wishes, may happiness be yours this holiday season!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SURU

Zentangle pattern: Suru. 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® Nina Dreher-Göddertz’s Zentangle® pattern: Suru.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ROOTIE

Zentangle pattern: Rootie. 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 Rochelle Salmon’s Zentangle® pattern: Rootie.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw FOCI

Zentangle pattern: Foci. 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 Alexandra Wright’s Zentangle® pattern: Foci.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw NINA

Zentangle pattern: Nina. 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® Barbara Duel Johnson’s Zentangle® pattern: Nina.

Continue reading this article.

Zentangle® Project Pack #22 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2023 Edition – Exploring the Spiral

Zentangle Project Pack 22 - Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2023 Edition

Project Pack #22 – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2023 Edition – Exploring the Spiral. 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.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw NAKS

Zentangle pattern: Naks. 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® Nadine Roller’s Zentangle® pattern: Naks.

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 255 – Celebrating a Florida Christmas, our random string, and how to draw Avreal, Tunnelvision, Shirley, Liuliu Dashun, Double Double

Buried Treasure – spotlighting hidden tangle and tutorial gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ORNA

Zentangle pattern: Orna. 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: Orna. And Happy Hanukkah wishes!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ROBLYN

Zentangle pattern: Roblyn. 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 Mollie Zauner’s Zentangle® pattern: Roblyn.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw DYMUNDS

Zentangle pattern: Dymunds. 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 Judiellen Palumbo’s Zentangle® pattern: Dymunds.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TSUI

Zentangle pattern: Tsui. 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® Akiko Tokuse’s Zentangle® pattern: Tsui.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TREELINE

Zentangle pattern: Treeline. 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 Cyndi Knapp’s Zentangle® pattern: Treeline.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw CHAINMAILLE

Zentangle pattern: Chainmaille. 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® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Chainmaille. And a few resources on the art of making chainmail to check out.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw EMPIRE

Zentangle pattern: Empire. 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® Rachael Schwartz’s Zentangle® pattern: Empire. Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving and a beautiful holiday season.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw TIGHTEN IT

Zentangle pattern: Tighten It. 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® Gale Sherman’s Zentangle® pattern: Tighten It.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw MR.C

Zentangle pattern: Mr.C. 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® James (Jong Seung) Lim’s Zentangle® pattern: Mr.C.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ORCIOLO

Zentangle pattern: Orciolo. 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® Susanna Redaelli’s Zentangle® pattern: Orciolo. And a gentle reminder …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw DUNZ

Zentangle pattern: Dunz. 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® Suzanne O’Malley’s Zentangle® pattern: Dunz.

Continue reading this article.

Zentangle-Inspired Cardmaking Tutorial: Part 2 – Making Multiple Cards with ZIA Copies, a tutorial by Cyndi Knapp

Zentangle-Inspired Cardmaking Tutorial: Part 2 - Making Multiple Cards with ZIA Copies, a tutorial by Cyndi Knapp

Part 2 – Canadian tangler Cyndi Knapp shares her knowledge and experience in this detailed two-part cardmaking tutorial. Cyndi gives us handy tips and techniques so that even those of us with little or no cardmaking experience can follow her system and methods. In Part 2 we learn how to use the templates made in Part 1 to make multiple cards.

Continue reading this article.

Zentangle-Inspired Cardmaking Tutorial: Part 1 – Making a ZIA Card Template, a tutorial by Cyndi Knapp

Zentangle-Inspired Cardmaking Tutorial: Part 1 - Making a ZIA Card Template, a tutorial by Cyndi Knapp

Part 1 – Canadian tangler Cyndi Knapp shares her knowledge and experience in this detailed two-part cardmaking tutorial. These tutorials will help you develop a system of easily making multiple cards using your own original tangled art. Cyndi includes handy tips and techniques so that even those of us with little or no cardmaking experience can follow her system and methods.

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 254 – Inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired DIY holiday season projects, our random string, and how to draw Well Well Who, Fontana, Peeks, Jud, Kadibra

Seasonal DIY Projects

This Buried Treasure ALSO spotlights easy-to-do economical DIY projects perfect for decorating your home as well as for from-the-heart gifts for friends and loved ones. Plus, observing Veterans Day and Remembrance Day.

Continue reading this article.