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My name (Linda) in a Zentangle®, using tangles with names starting with the letters of my name. Click this Zentangle to learn more.A very warm welcome to TanglePatterns, you are certainly among friends. Tanglers are a wonderful, generous and sharing community. I hope you enjoy the site and are inspired by the tangles and many useful resources you find here. Please feel free to add your thoughts in the comments on any page and join in the community.

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A Zentangle jump-start for beginners! This illustrated eBook describes Zentangle®, its origins, the supplies recommended, and the steps of the Zentangle Method.
Contains over a dozen examples of Zentangle-original tangles that are good for Beginners and an interactive list of additional free learning resources. If you don’t have a CZT near you this explains everything you need to know to get started with Zentangle.

 

How to draw MOONESQUE

Zentangle pattern: Moonesque. 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.It’s a Moonesque Monday!

And CZT Leslee Feiwus of Plano, Texas shares her first tangle on the site.

Leslee’s home of Plano is located just north of Dallas. Some of you may be familiar with Plano because “Northeast of town is Southfork Ranch, made famous as the setting for the TV series ‘Dallas’.”
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How to draw JAGO

Zentangle pattern: Jago. 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.It’s the weekend before our Thanksgiving Day holiday, coming up next Thursday, and I’m guessing there’ll be a lot of baking and cooking going on this weekend in advance preparation. Unless you’re like me and can’t decide what I want to do until a day or so before. Deliciousness will happen, regardless. But most of all, thankfulness.

Canadian tangler Cyndi Knapp is back today with her Jago (pronounced like Jell-o® thus “Jag-o”) tangle. She’s been out of commission for a few months dealing with carpal tunnel syndrome, no fun for a dedicated tangler!

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How to draw 1 2 3 O’LEARY

Zentangle pattern: 12 3 O'Leary. 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® Antonine Koval’s Zentangle® pattern: 1 2 3 O’Leary.

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How to draw SHEA

Zentangle pattern: SheA. 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 Jeongja Kim’s Zentangle® pattern: SheA.

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Tangle Refresher 191 – Featuring how to make sweet Zentangle-inspired gift boxes, our random string, plus how to draw Printemps, Auracross, Feeling Knotty, Patience, Nouvart

Zendala gift boxes

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Plus CZT Dorian Eng’s video tutorial on how to make sweet Zentangle-inspired gift boxes, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 191 – Featuring how to make sweet Zentangle-inspired gift boxes, our random string, plus how to draw Printemps, Auracross, Feeling Knotty, Patience, Nouvart

How to draw BONNIE

Zentangle pattern: Bonnie. 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® Jennifer Jones’s Zentangle® pattern: Bonnie.

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How to draw TYPZI

Zentangle pattern: Typzi. 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® Sue Schneider’s Zentangle® pattern: Typzi.

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How to draw ODIR

Zentangle pattern: Odir. 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® Sue Schneider’s Zentangle® pattern: Odir.

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How to draw XLNT

Zentangle pattern: Xlnt. 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® Jody Genovese’s Zentangle® pattern: XLnt.

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I have a favor to ask you …

When you compare the value you get from TanglePatterns for a whole year of new creative content week in and week out to the cost of a single workshop or a book or a magazine subscription, I would like to believe you agree this resource is worth at least that much to you.

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How to draw SEESPAN

Zentangle pattern: Seespan. 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 Fluhr’s Zentangle® pattern: Seespan. And a new Zentangle KTT video: Articulated Molygon.

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How to draw A-FRAME

Zentangle pattern: A-Frame. 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® Angie Gittles’s Zentangle® pattern: A-Frame. Plus CZT 2019 seminar dates announced!

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Rick and Maria introduce Zentangle at the National Museum of American Illustrators summer lecture series

In this video Zentangle co-founders Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts introduced the art of Zentangle at the final event of the National Museum of American Illustrators (NMAI) 2018 Summer Lecture Series in Newport, Rhode Island, Enjoy the exquisite examples of Maria’s artistry through the years …

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Tangle Refresher 190 – Tangling glass ornaments, our random string plus how to draw Bales, Aprox, Ah-nyx, Tessell, Torsdag

Tangled Ornaments Tutorial by CZT Anna Houston

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring CZT Anna Houston’s tangled glass ornaments tutorial, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 190 – Tangling glass ornaments, our random string plus how to draw Bales, Aprox, Ah-nyx, Tessell, Torsdag

CZT María Tovar demonstrates her inkless tangling technique in a step-by-step photo tutorial

A free tutorial featuring Spanish CZT María Tovar’s “técnica seca” or dry technique for tangling.

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How to draw LOXO

Zentangle pattern: Loxo. 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® Milde Weiss’s Zentangle® pattern: Loxo.

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How to draw DANA

Zentangle pattern: Dana. 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® Nadine Roller’s Zentangle® pattern: Dana.

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How to draw TRUMPETS

Zentangle pattern: Trumpets. 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: Trumpets.

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How to draw OWLINE

Zentangle pattern: Owline. 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® Jacki Rose’s Zentangle® pattern: Owline.

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Tangle Refresher 189 – Going dotty, our random string, plus how to draw Oof, Trifle, Clamz, Ballby, Elloso

Stippled Zentangle

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Going Dotty, plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 189 – Going dotty, our random string, plus how to draw Oof, Trifle, Clamz, Ballby, Elloso

How to draw WIGWAG

Zentangle pattern: Wigwag. 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® Jody Genovese’s Zentangle® pattern: Wigwag.

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How to draw PEACE OUT

Zentangle pattern: Peace Out. 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 Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: Peace Out.

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How to draw VIGOH

Zentangle pattern: Vigoh. 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 Cyndi Knapp’s Zentangle® pattern: Vigoh.

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How to draw PIP-IN

Zentangle pattern: Pip-in. 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® Anoeska Waardenburg’s Zentangle® pattern: Pip-in.

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How to draw KETTLING

Zentangle pattern: Kettling. 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® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Kettling.

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Tangle Refresher 188 – It’s Spiralicious, our random string and how to draw IX, VO, Siri, Heart2Heart, Ten-Shun

Michele Beauchamp's Zentangle Spiral Guide

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! An excellent tutorial on how to draw spiral strings for your Zentangles, AND our random string of the week …

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How to draw ARAKNIDZ

Zentangle pattern: Araknidz. 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 Tracy Cooper’s Zentangle® pattern: Araknidz.

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How to draw FLONTRAST

Zentangle pattern: Flontrast. 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 Francijn Brouwer’s Zentangle® pattern: Flontrast.

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How to draw FORGE

Zentangle pattern: Forge. 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® Bonnie Luther’s Zentangle® pattern: Forge.

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