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Tangle Refresher 136 – Featuring hurricanes and the brave ibis

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring hurricanes and the brave ibis …

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Tangle Refresher 135 and Zentangle, a piano, and Life & Art Entangled

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring CZT Esther Piszczek’s inspiring video “Life & Art Entangled” …

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Tangle Refresher 134 – Featuring tangles for beginners

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring tangles for beginners …

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Tangle Refresher 133 and “Nancy’s Voice Box”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring Maria’s brilliant idea, “Nancy’s Voice Box” to help ALS patients communicate …

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Tangle Refresher 132 – Featuring don’t give up on a tangle …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring don’t give up on a tangle …

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Tangle Refresher 131 – Featuring what to do if you get stuck completing a Zentangle®

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – featuring what to do if you get stuck completing a Zentangle® …

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Tangle Refresher 130 – Featuring an exploration of the possibilities of the aura

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring an exploration of the possibilities of the aura …

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Tangle Refresher 129

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring …

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Tangle Refresher 128 – Featuring a tutorial on making unique wearable art with paper beads

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a tutorial on making unique wearable art with paper beads …

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Tangle Refresher 127 – Featuring some excellent online guides to gel pens, calligraphy pens, drawing inks … and more!

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring some excellent online guides to gel pens, calligraphy pens, drawing inks … and more!

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Tangle Refresher 126 – Featuring thoughts about contrast

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring thoughts about contrast …

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Tangle Refresher 125 – Featuring Mark Twain …

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring Mark Twain …

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Tangle Refresher 124 – Featuring thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw your tangles with deliberate strokes

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring thoughts from Maria about what it means to draw your tangles with deliberate strokes.

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Tangle Refresher 123 – And revisiting your own Zentangle® history

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And revisiting your own Zentangle® history.

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Tangle Refresher 122 – Featuring Sakura Micron surgery and making your own tortillions

Sakura Micron 01 Pen

I hope you are in the habit of taking a moment to check out the Tangle Refreshers because, in addition to the five tangle gems from the past (many use these as their Zentangle® prompt of the day), I usually share tangling tips and/or advice that’s well worth reading.

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Tangle Refresher 121 – And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”

Tangle Refresher!

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 at a time when the very act of writing is being dropped from school curricula across the country.

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Tangle Refresher 120 – “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art

Buried Treasure! “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art.

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Tangle Refresher 119 – Featuring suggestions for Beginners on some tangles to get started …

Tangles for Beginners

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a long post featuring advice to Beginners on some tangles to get started …

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Tangle Refresher 118 – Featuring a couple of seasonal tangles …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world including a couple of seasonal tangles …

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Tangle Refresher 117 – Featuring how to make lovely Zentangle-inspired ornaments using Zentangle tiles

How to make holiday ornaments with Zentangle tiles, by CZT Dorian Eng

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! AND how to make lovely Zentangle-inspired ornaments using Zentangle tiles, a Sakura video with CZT Dorian Eng.

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Tangle Refresher 116 – Featuring how to make beautiful Zentangle-inspired gift boxes from Zendala tiles

Zendala gift boxes

Buried Treasure! AND how to make beautiful Zentangle-inspired gift boxes from Zendala tiles, a Sakura video by CZT Dorian Eng.

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Tangle Refresher 115 – Visiting the core of Zentangle, links to How to tangle on glass Christmas ornaments …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Visiting or revisiting the core of Zentangle, links to How to tangle on glass Christmas ornaments and “more good stuff” …

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Tangle Refresher 114 – And a little bit about De Quervain’s Syndrome …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a little bit about De Quervain’s Syndrome …

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Tangle Refresher 113 – and more good stuff!

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world!

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Tangle Refresher 112 – Featuring how to tangle a pumpkin, and “Ways Floridians pretend it’s Fall”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring how to tangle a pumpkin, and “Ways Floridians pretend it’s Fall”.

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Tangle Refresher 111 – Featuring NYC’s “Tribute in Light” …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring NYC’s “Tribute in Light” …

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Tangle Refresher 110 – Featuring a look at Hurricane Season and our current advisory for TS Erika

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring a look at Hurricane Season and our current advisory for TS Erika.

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Tangle Refresher 109 – And a birthday message of gratitude for Maria Thomas, Zentangle co-founder

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a birthday message of gratitude for Maria Thomas, Zentangle co-founder.

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Tangle Refresher 108 – Featuring Tour de France memories and “Bicycles change lives”

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Featuring Tour de France memories and “Bicycles change lives”.

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Tangle Refresher 107 – And a very Happy 11th Anniversary to Zentangle® …

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a very Happy 11th Anniversary to Zentangle® …

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