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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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Tangle Refresher 226 – How to tangle dingsplatZ, our random string and how to draw Swarm, XO, Batiki, El-oh-El, and Plad

Maria tangles a dingsplatz

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Watch how to tangle dingsplatZ, and try out our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 225 – Re-starting a clogged Micron pen, our random string and how to draw Huggins & Crazy Huggins, Nik, Jester, Ilac, and Jummah

TanglePatterns.com Buried Treasure & Tangle Refreshers

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 224 – Sharpen your line drawing skills, our random string, plus how to draw Knase, Hilgabo, Javv, Elirob, and Sooz

Simone Bischoff's Line Art Lessons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 223 – Zentangle’s embedded letters technique, our random string and how to draw Ravel, Kulekané, KaBoom, Pernula, Snircles

TanglePatterns.com Buried Treasure & Tangle Refreshers

Buried Treasure – a cool Zentangle® technique from the Kitchen Table Tangles series plus hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world. AND our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 222 – Dyeing eggs naturally for tangling, our random string and how to draw Doodah, Krokus, Ying, Swimz, Hidden Hearts

Buried Treasure – how to use natural dyes to color eggs for tangling and spotlighting hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 221 – How Zentangle Changes Lives; our random string; plus how to draw Quabog, Zap, Pooma, Corkin, Spurtle

TanglePatterns.com Buried Treasure & Tangle Refreshers

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 220 – Tangles and tips for beginners, a random string and how to draw Festune, Wavlin, Tupuk, Tupi and Earjool

TanglePatterns.com Buried Treasure & Tangle Refreshers

Welcome to 2021, the tangled edition! This Buried Treasure spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past 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 …

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Tangle Refresher 219 – Zentangle-inspired zenbuttons, our random string, plus how to draw Centipede, Unbatz, Safflower, 8 Double C, Daisy Chain

TanglePatterns Tutorial: How to create CZT Marguerite Samama's Zenbuttons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 218 – Why Write? Our random string, plus how to draw Avreal, Mosi, Mositoo, Auskelis, Novio

Buried Treasure – And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”, a TEDx talk. Master Penman Jake Weidmann explores the connections between the pen and how we learn, think, and carry our cultural heritage …

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Tangle Refresher 217 – Inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired holiday season DIY projects, our random string, plus how to draw Ambler, Rayz, Roloflex, Skelter, and And

Seasonal DIY Projects

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 216 – Revisiting the magical aura, our random string, plus how to draw Zander, Lee-Bee, Dollpin, Mi, Bumpadox

Auras in nature

Buried Treasure – Revisiting Maria’s tutorial on the magic of auras, plus spotlighting hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 215 – Exploring some different patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Well Well Who, Su-sy, Diamante, Chorus, Sporez

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Today we explore Joanne Fink’s patterning techniques, and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 214 – Exploring the 5-Minute Rule, our random string, plus how to draw Rixty, Jesterstick, Festoon Holiday, Slowpoke, Jester

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Exploring “The 5-Minute Rule”, and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 213 – CZT María Tovar’s inkless tangling technique, our random string, plus how to draw Wadical, Mofins, Jaxstar, Starsky and Stella

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Have fun exploring an inkless tangling technique and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 212 – CZT Billie Lauder’s Tangle Folk, our random string, plus how to draw Vega, Oofs-a-Daisy, Zeez, Abukas and Fili

CZT Billie Lauder's Tangle Folk

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Also featuring CZT Billie Lauder’s Tangle Folk and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 211 – Tangle your name, our random string, plus how to draw Dewd, Meshmerize, Endo, Counterpoint, Irradial

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Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! This week we also tangle our name and explore our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 210 – Tangling on plastic Easter Eggs with CZT Angie Vangelis, our random string, plus how to draw Static, Terra, Double Marasu, Petals, Wooooooo

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! A great blast from the past article, AND our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 209 – A folding card for Valentine’s Day, our random string, plus how to draw Scena, Leading Heart, Membranart, Mountain, Harvey

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems and great tutorials from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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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 …

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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 …

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Tangle Refresher 206 – Inexpensive Zentangle®-inspired holiday season DIY projects, our random string, plus how to draw Sampson, Diamond Heart, Sunspots, Ok-rah, Trix

Seasonal DIY Projects

Buried Treasure – A roundup of inexpensive seasonal DIY crafts waiting for your tangler’s touch, some hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 205 – Canadian Thanksgiving, our random string, plus how to draw Toodles, Danzer, 2A, 03, Heart Flower

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Our random string of the week and Thanksgiving wishes to Canadians everywhere!

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Tangle Refresher 204 – Exploring the elegance of Zentangle in a larger ZIA format, our random string, plus how to draw Spoken, Asgard, Shorely, Spangle, Zenjellies

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Plus tips for exploring the elegance of Zentangle in a larger format (Zentangle-Inspired Art), and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 203 – A parlor trick, our random string, plus how to draw Flux, Bysomnus, Tufton, Z’ele, Capz

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! A parlor trick tutorial and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 202 – Tips for using white ink on black Zentangle tiles, our random string, plus how to draw Fengle, Hemp, M-Anning, Trisnail, Oddbalz

Tips for using white ink on Black Zentangle® and Zendala Tiles

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Tips for using white ink on black tiles, and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 201 – Colored gems, our random string, plus how to draw Noom, Trilad, PS23, Firecracker, Agni

Marie Browning's Dragonfly with Gems

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 200 – Zenbuttons, our random string, plus how to draw Waybop, Cirli, Companion, Chaist, Cross-ur-heart

TanglePatterns Tutorial: How to create CZT Marguerite Samama's Zenbuttons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 199 – Coloring eggs naturally for Easter, our random string, plus how to draw Icanthis, Beebug, Camreap, Olluan, Tint

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Featuring an Easter egg tutorial and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 198 – Exploring the range of the Micron 01 pen, our random string, plus how to draw Chainging, Apacore, Scallamp, Purze, C-View

Sakura Micron 01 Pen

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Exploring the range of the Micron 01 pen, and our random string of the week …

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Tangle Refresher 197 – Zentangle-inspired mini-canvases, our random string, plus how to draw Tagh, Frunky, Trella, 2V, Rainbow Bridge

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring Zentangle-inspired mini-canvases, plus our random string of the week …

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