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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: simply pop in any number in the range of 1 to 250.

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How to draw ARUNDEL

Zentangle pattern: Arundel. 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® Arja de Lange-Huisman’s Zentangle® pattern: Arundel.

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How to draw CHARTZ

Zentangle pattern: Chartz. 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: Chartz.

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TanglePatterns String 057

TanglePatterns String 057

This String is shared by tangler Bambi Lint for your creative enjoyment.

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Tangle Refresher 53

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 Canadian artist Robert Genn, on “How to paint intuitively.”

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How to draw MAELSTROM

Zentangle pattern: Maelstrom. 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 Linda Dawson’s Zentangle® pattern: Maelstrom. And a recipe for creating grid tangles using “seeds”, from the founders of Zentangle.

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How to draw EEZ

Zentangle pattern: Eez. 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® Judy Burkett’s Zentangle® pattern: Eez.

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TanglePatterns String 056

TanglePatterns String 056

This String is shared by tangler Jill Dobis for your creative enjoyment.

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How to draw ORBS-LA-DEE

Zentangle pattern: Orbs-la-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.

Links to online instructions for drawing Anneke van Dam’s Zentangle® pattern: Orbs-la-Dee.

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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!

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!

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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