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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher


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Use this Random Tangle Selector with your 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.




Shimmer, glimmer, and glow. When you can’t resist gilding the lily, check out these great watercolor options.

Just make sure your original drawing was done using permanent ink (like your Sakura Microns) or you’ll end up with havoc when your beautiful original ink runs.

H2O Watercolor Cakes - WildflowersLuminarte Twinkling H2O’s – Shimmering Watercolors

These are a new product and I’ve heard very good things about them though I have not tried them myself yet. Twinkling H2O’s kits from Luminarte are luscious watercolor cakes.

They are incredibly shimmery, non-toxic acid free, and safe for all ages to use.

Spritz cake with water to activate the paint. Apply with paint brush, sponge or other painting tool. Use on paper, canvas, paper-mache, gesso boards, air-dry clay, chipboard, cardstock, rocks, wood and even Easter eggs. These kits contains a free spritzer bottle and six paint colors.

Not only do these watercolor cakes look luscious, the color names are luscious enough to make you want them!

Visit more TIPS & Tools pages

Check out the other pages under TIPS & TOOLS at the top of the page. There are recommendations if you want to add colored ink to your Zentangle-inspired art, or work with fabric, as well as ideas for strings, and much more to come.

And if you have information to share on watercolor products you enjoy using with your Zentangles, or more tips on their use, please leave a comment or email me (linda AT tanglepatterns DOT com] and let me know so I can add them to this resource for everyone’s enjoyment. Thanks!

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