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

TanglePatterns String 123

TanglePatterns String 123

This String is shared by tangler Kim English for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 86

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Thoughts from Rick and Maria on revisiting our Zentangle roots.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw NUWAVE

Zentangle pattern: Nuwave

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Nuwave.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw YUMA

Zentangle pattern: Yuma. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: Yuma.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 122

TanglePatterns String 122

This String is shared by CZT Adele Bruno for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw JASMIN

Zentangle pattern: Jasmin

Links to online instructions for drawing Simone Bischoff’s Zentangle® pattern: Jasmin.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SNAIL

Zentangle pattern: Snail. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Snail. With steps by Sayantika Ray, and a video of Maria creating Bijou.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw WUD

Zentangle pattern: Wud

Links to instructions for drawing CZT® Joni Feddersen’s Zentangle® pattern: Wud.

Continue reading this article.

STORIES: How Zentangle helps an “almost-teenager” with ADHD and anger management issues

Sunflower tranquility and hope

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. 12-year-old Daniel describes how “the calming experience of Zentangle was not only an aid in getting rid of my hyper-ness, but something that I very quickly became captivated with.” He also shares some of his Zentangle art with us.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 121

TanglePatterns String 121

This String is shared by tangler Didier Gervy for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 85

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ING

Zentangle pattern: ING

Links to online instructions for drawing the newest Zentangle®-original tangle: ING.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw CABANA

Zentangle pattern: Cabana

Online instructions for drawing Milde Weiss’s Zentangle® pattern: Cabana.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw (O)

Zentangle pattern: (O)

Online instructions for drawing Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: (O).

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 120

TanglePatterns String 120

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw FARLING

Zentangle pattern: Farling

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Deb Eichhorn’s Zentangle® pattern: Farling.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw KAURIKUNDA

Zentangle pattern: KauriKunde

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: KauriKunda.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw CURL

Zentangle pattern: Curl

Online instructions for drawing Lu-Marie Laker’s Zentangle® pattern: Curl.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 119

TanglePatterns String 119

This String is shared by CZT Linda Fine for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 84

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And some wisdom from “The Book of Zentangle”.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ALAURA

Zentangle pattern: Alaura

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Diane Tai’s Zentangle® pattern: Alaura.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw INCHWORM

Zentangle pattern: Inchworm

Links to online instructions for drawing Lori Byerly’s Zentangle® pattern: Inchworm.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 118

TanglePatterns String 118

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw CROSCRO

Zentangle pattern: Crosco

Online instructions for drawing Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Croscro.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw POMX2

Zentangle pattern: Pomx2

Online instructions for drawing Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Pomx2.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw UNI

Zentangle pattern: Uni

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Uni.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns String 117

TanglePatterns String 117

This String is shared by tangler Sabrina Croft for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 83

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Also, “must read” tips about using the site for tanglers who are new to Zentangle® and TanglePatterns.com.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw GORD

Zentangle pattern: Gord

Online instructions for drawing Sue Zanker’s Zentangle® pattern: Gord.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw FRACAS

Zentangle pattern: Fracas

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

Continue reading this article.