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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.

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How to draw BIRDS ON A WIRE

Zentangle pattern: Birds on a Wire. 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® Mary Kissel’s Zentangle® pattern: Birds On A Wire.

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How to draw CHECKERED ZAG

Zentangle pattern: Checkered Zag. 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® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Checkered Zag.

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TanglePatterns String 055

TanglePatterns String 055

This String is shared by tangler Sue Agnew for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher 52

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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How to draw JAPAN DIAMOND

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® Laura Liu’s Zentangle® pattern: Japan Diamond.

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How to draw KANDY RIBNZ

Zentangle pattern: Kandy Ribnz. 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 Cheryl Wilson’s Zentangle® pattern: Kandy Ribnz.

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TanglePatterns String 054

TanglePatterns String 054

This String is shared by tangler Hope Martin for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw 8’s

Zentangle pattern: 8's. 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® Jane Eileen Malone’s Zentangle® pattern: 8’s.

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How to draw KITCHENER

Zentangle pattern: Kitchener. 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® Mary Sargeant’s Zentangle® pattern: Kitchener.

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How to draw LOOPY

Zentangle pattern: Loopy. 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 Ronnie Szczerba’s Zentangle® pattern: Loopy.

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TanglePatterns String 053

TanglePatterns String 053

This String is shared by CZT® Sue Jacobs for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher 51

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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How to draw BATCH

Zentangle pattern: Batch. 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 Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Batch.

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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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How to draw QUARE

Zentangle pattern: Quare. 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 Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Quare.

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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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TanglePatterns String 052

TanglePatterns String 052

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw TADPOLES

Zentangle pattern: Tadpoles. 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® Suzanne McNeill’s Zentangle® pattern: Tadpoles.

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How to draw SINDOO

Zentangle pattern: Sindoo. 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 Sharon Robinson’s Zentangle® pattern: Sindoo.

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How to draw SCHWAY

Zentangle pattern: Schway. 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: Schway.

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TanglePatterns String 051

TanglePatterns.com's Third Birthday

This week I’m sharing a special string of my own with you on the occasion of TanglePatterns.com’s third birthday. But wait! There’s more! We also have a cool string recommendation from Zentangle founder Maria Thomas. Today is a special day, and I thank you for being such an important part of it. Let’s eat cake 🙂

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Tangle Refresher 50

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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How to draw JEMZ

Zentangle pattern: Jemz. 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® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Jemz.

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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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How to draw DUGWUD

Zentangle pattern: DugWud. 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® Anita Roby-Lavery’s Zentangle® pattern: DugWud.

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TanglePatterns String 050

TanglePatterns String 050

On the occasion of our 50th String on TanglePatterns, this one is shared by Zentangle cofounder Maria Thomas for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw three types of grids for your Zentangles

Tangler Tips

A new entry for our “Tutorials” tab on the alphabetic menu bar for ease of future reference. Read on for the simple steps for drawing three different types of grids from which many tangle patterns grow. Includes a free PDF to download with all the instructions for you to print out.

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Sakura’s calligraphy tips for beginners with Maria Thomas

Sakura Pigma Calligrapher video with Maria Thomas

Here’s a brand new video from Sakura of America with Zentangle® cofounder Maria Thomas demonstrating their Pigma® Calligrapher™ pen and giving a few tips for beginners interested in the art of Calligraphy.

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How to draw YEW-DEE

Zentangle pattern: Yew-Dee. 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® Peg Farmer’s Zentangle® pattern: Yew-Dee.

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How to draw CYRA

Zentangle pattern: Cyra. 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 Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Cyra.

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