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!
TanglePatterns QR Code

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.

ARCHIVES

Tangle Refresher 208 – The magic of auras, our random string, plus how to draw Ratoon, Cee, Delys, C-rendipity and Flevo

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Including the magic of the Zentangle aura, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw RICH

Zentangle pattern: Rich. 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® Sandy Ho’s Zentangle® pattern: Rich.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SUN

Zentangle pattern: Sun. 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® Hanna Shan’s Zentangle® pattern: Sun.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw POKEROOTY

Zentangle pattern: Pokerooty. 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® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Pokerooty.

Continue reading this article.

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2020 Edition is here!

TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

It’s ready! The “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2020 Edition” including all its useful features and almost 1,400 tangles is now available for instant download from the STORE > EBOOKS page.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw PRINTEN

Zentangle pattern: Printen. 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 Indrani Novello’s Zentangle® pattern: Printen.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw WOOTI

Zentangle pattern: Wooti. 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: Wooti.

Continue reading this article.

Tangle Refresher 207 – Tangles and tips for beginners, a random string and how to draw Rumpus, Wrapped, Septembies, Clob, and Olipze

Tangler Tips

Welcome to 2020! This week’s Buried Treasure spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world, takes a look at tangles for beginners as well as some beginner tips (or reminders for experienced tanglers), and shares our random string of the week …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw BLIND MEMBRANART

Zentangle pattern: Blind Membranart. 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: Blind Membranart. With warm wishes for a beautiful holiday season and a fabulous 2020 …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw NOODLE

Zentangle pattern: Noodle. 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® Angie Gittles’s Zentangle® pattern: Noodle.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw HEARTLOCK

Zentangle pattern: Heartlock. 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 Candace Mok’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartlock.

Continue reading this article.

Zentangle® Project Pack 07 Summary – The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2019 Edition – Light & Shadow

Zentangle Project Pack 07

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.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw FLUXISM

Zentangle pattern: Fluxism. 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® Kamala Looi’s Zentangle® pattern: Fluxism.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw PANEPINTO

Zentangle pattern: Panepinto. 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® Lucy Farran’s Zentangle® pattern: Panepinto.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw BLANES

Zentangle pattern: Blanes. 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® Anita Aspfors Westin’s Zentangle® pattern: Blanes.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw OAURA

Zentangle pattern: Oaura. 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® Lin Chiu’s Zentangle® pattern: Oaura.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw J’LOOP

Zentangle pattern: J'Loop. 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: J’Loop.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw CHAIRS

Zentangle pattern: Chairs. 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® Diana Tan’s Zentangle® pattern: Chairs.

Continue reading this article.

Give the endless gift of Zentangle this holiday season

Seasonal DIY Projetcts

Giving the gift of Zentangle® is not only a thoughtful idea at any time, you are also sharing an endless life-long rewarding practice with your friends and loved ones. And co-workers!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw VILBERT

Zentangle pattern: Vilbert. 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® Sabrina Stein’s Zentangle® pattern: Vilbert.

Continue reading this article.

Discovery! A way to re-start a clogged Micron 01 Pen

Let's discuss it!

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.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw OCEANS 13

Zentangle pattern: Oceans 13. 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® Marion Seidel’s Zentangle® pattern: Oceans 13.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SURYA

Zentangle pattern: Surya. 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 Indrani Novello’s Zentangle® pattern: Surya. With warm Thanksgiving Day wishes …

Continue reading this article.

How to draw SPLISH

Zentangle pattern: Splish. 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: Splish. And some Zentangle news …

Continue reading this article.

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!

Continue reading this article.

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!

Continue reading this article.

How to draw NAUTIKL

Zentangle pattern: Nautikl. 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 Lynne Wohleber’s Zentangle® pattern: Nautikl.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw LA-LA-LAVENDEL

Zentangle pattern: La-La-Lavendel. 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 Lianne Dam’s Zentangle® pattern: La-La-Lavendel.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw IBISCU

Zentangle pattern: Ibiscu. 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: Ibiscu.

Continue reading this article.

How to draw ARCO

Zentangle pattern: Arco. How to draw the Zentangle pattern Arco, tangle and deconstruction by Susanna Redaelli. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Susanna Redaelli’s Zentangle® pattern: Arco.

Continue reading this article.