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TanglePatterns String 128

TanglePatterns String 128

This String is shared by CZT Margaret Bremner 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!

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How to draw PODZ

Zentangle pattern: Podz

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Nancy Newlin’s Zentangle® pattern: Podz.

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2015 CZT Certification Seminar dates announced by Zentangle

Tangler Tips

Though the registration links are not yet available, for your planning purposes Zentangle® HQ has just announced the CZT certification seminar dates for 2015. All seminars begin on a Sunday and end on a Wednesday. Registration links will be available in another two or three weeks, in mid-November, and I will also alert you when registration opens.

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How to draw GNARLY

Zentangle pattern: Gnarly

Online instructions for drawing Barbara Finwall’s Zentangle® pattern: Gnarly.

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How to draw BEANIOUS

Zentangle pattern: Beanious

Online instructions for drawing Abbey Gray’s Zentangle® pattern: Beanious.

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TanglePatterns String 127

TanglePatterns String 127

This String is shared by tangler Lily Moon 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!

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Tangle Refresher 88

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! AND: Frugal Friday! Great tips on getting more out of your Sakura Micron pens, and how to make your own tortillions (blending stumps).

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How to draw ZNZU

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

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

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How to draw ONION DROPS

Zentangle pattern: Onion Drops

Online instructions for drawing Shasta Garcia’s Zentangle® pattern: Onion Drops.

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TanglePatterns String 126

TanglePatterns String 126

This String is shared by tangler Judiellen Palumbo 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!

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How to draw ROXI

Zentangle pattern: Roxi

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

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How to draw TAMI

Zentangle pattern: Tami

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Tami.

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How to draw ZAILZ

Zentangle pattern: Zailz

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Loretta West’s Zentangle® pattern: Zailz.

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TanglePatterns String 125

TanglePatterns String 125

This String is shared by tangler Cathy Clifford 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!

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Tangle Refresher 87

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Bonus! Strathmore Artist Studio’s 2014 FREE workshops on drawing basics, visual journals, and watercolor sketching and journaling.

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How to draw JUJUBEEDZE

Zentangle pattern: JuJuBeedze

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Rosie Hill’s Zentangle® pattern: JuJuBeedze.

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How to draw CORNMAN

Zentangle pattern: Cornman

Online instructions for drawing Kim Cyr’s Zentangle® pattern: Cornman.

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TanglePatterns String 124

TanglePatterns String 124

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Newlin 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!

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Sharpen your line drawing skills with six easy lessons from Simone Bischoff

Simone Bischoff's Line Art Lessons

Many of us are fascinated by the wonderful, larger-than-life line art of Justine Ashbee. … Since it’s Friday and we have the weekend to play and practice, I thought this would be a good time to share German artist and art teacher Simone Bischoff’s line drawing lessons which are reminiscent of Justine’s art, but on a Zentangle®-inspired scale.

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How to draw AMPHORA

Zentangle pattern: Amphora

Links to online instructions for drawing Lily Moon’s Zentangle® pattern: Amphora.

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How to draw VANO

Zentangle pattern: Vano

Online instructions for drawing Hanneke Sieben’s Zentangle® pattern: Vano.

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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!

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Tangle Refresher 86

Tangle Refresher!

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

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How to draw NUWAVE

Zentangle pattern: Nuwave

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

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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.

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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!

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How to draw JASMIN

Zentangle pattern: Jasmin

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

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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.

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How to draw WUD

Zentangle pattern: Wud

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

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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.

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