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Zentangle Primer Volume 1The fabulous hardcover book by Zentangle’s co-founders, Zentangle PRIMER Vol 1.

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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.

If you are new to Zentangle®, I suggest you visit this page first to get an idea of the focus of TanglePatterns. Here are some suggestions on how to use this site.

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Recently I’ve added a new FAQ page on the “About” menu that may answer any other questions you might have.

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE - 2018 Edition The newest Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE. This eBook contains all the tangles on the site from May 2010 through December 31, 2017. With over 1,000 tangles, it's a must-have tool for using the site.
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TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle®
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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 CALIGRAV

Zentangle pattern: CaligraV. 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.Here we are zipping through July and the back-to-school ads are showing up already! Egads.

In another couple of weeks the English Premier League starts its season followed quickly by our American college football … and the height of hurricane season. So far, so good this year.

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How to draw CENTRAAL

Zentangle pattern: Centraal. 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.Another tangle from the archives!

This cool ribbon-style tangle named Centraal is from Belgian CZT and multilingual conference interpreter Rita Nikolajeva, and it’s her third tangle on the site.

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How to draw JIVE & JAZZ

Zentangle pattern: Jive & Jazz. 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: Jive & Jazz.

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Tangle Refresher 183 – The Five-Minute Rule, our random string, plus how to draw Beeline, Jobowtie, Conoor, Odee, Cheerz

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Featuring The Five-Minute Rule plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 183 – The Five-Minute Rule, our random string, plus how to draw Beeline, Jobowtie, Conoor, Odee, Cheerz

How to draw DEEDAY

Zentangle pattern: Deeday. 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: Deeday.

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How to draw STIKZ

Zentangle pattern: Stikz. 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 Laurel Sponseller’s Zentangle® pattern: Stikz.

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How to draw QUIRCLES

Zentangle pattern: Quircles. 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® Chrissie Frampton’s Zentangle® pattern: Quircles.

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How to draw LIBERTY FAN

Zentangle pattern: Liberty Fan. 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® Connie Green’s Zentangle® pattern: Liberty Fan. And wishing you a very Happy Fourth of July!

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How to draw SHIRA

Zentangle pattern: Shira. 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® Marguerite Samama’s Zentangle® pattern: Shira.

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Tangle Refresher 182 – Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Gneiss, Tumbleweed, Tamarai, Cake, Joki

Tangle Refresher!

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

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 182 – Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Gneiss, Tumbleweed, Tamarai, Cake, Joki

How to draw TEKTONIK

Zentangle pattern: Tektonik. 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 Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Tektonik.

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How to draw BROADWAY

Zentangle pattern: Broadway.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 Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Broadway.

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How to draw RINGZ

Zentangle pattern: Ringz. 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 Marks’s Zentangle® pattern: Ringz.

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How to draw PEAOOO

Zentangle pattern: Peaooo. 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® Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Peaooo.

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How to draw PAPERMINT

Zentangle pattern: Papermint. 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® Sandy Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: Papermint.

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How to draw SHOOTING STAR

Zentangle pattern: Shootingstar. 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 Maia Tonkin’s Zentangle® pattern: Shooting Star.

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Tangle Refresher 181 – Featuring Zentangle travel journals, our random string, plus how to draw Jonqal, Aniane, Wacho, Braidle, Drawave

Buried Treasure – our biweekly potpourri of things Zentangle (and sometimes not), hidden tangle gems, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 181 – Featuring Zentangle travel journals, our random string, plus how to draw Jonqal, Aniane, Wacho, Braidle, Drawave

How to draw SLING-SLANG

Zentangle pattern: Sling-Slang. 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 Lisette Hofer’s Zentangle® pattern: Sling-Slang.

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How to draw DAYZEE-MAE

Zentangle pattern: Dayzee-Mae. 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® Bunny Wright’s Zentangle® pattern: Dayzee-Mae.

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Crystals for a Cause: “To Infinity and Beyond!” A Fundraiser to support the TanglePatterns website

Recently my CZT colleague Jenny Perruzzi asked if she could launch this fundraiser to help support TanglePatterns.com. Jenny has announced this fundraiser in her CZT Groups on Facebook. For those (like me) who aren’t Facebook users, I’m sharing Jenny’s post on the site so everyone can get this “perfect symbol of the unity of our Zentangle® community”.

Continue reading: Crystals for a Cause: “To Infinity and Beyond!” A Fundraiser to support the TanglePatterns website

How to draw HEXA

Zentangle pattern: Hexa. 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: Hexa.

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How to draw HEARTS & DIAMONDS

Zentangle pattern: Hearts & Diamonds. 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: Hearts & Diamonds.

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How to draw ILA

Zentangle pattern: Ila. 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: Ila.

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Tangle Refresher 180 – The 2018 FIFA World Cup, our random string, plus how to draw Auraknot, Humpzy, Sea Wave, Flutter Net, Remo

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! News from the world of international sports, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 180 – The 2018 FIFA World Cup, our random string, plus how to draw Auraknot, Humpzy, Sea Wave, Flutter Net, Remo

How to draw ZARA

Zentangle pattern: Zara. 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: Zara.

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How to draw CARACOLE

Zentangle pattern: Caracole. 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 Lily Moon’s Zentangle® pattern: Caracole.

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How to draw SWEET 101

Zentangle pattern: Sweet 101. 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® Sandy Hunter’s Zentangle® pattern: Sweet 101.

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How to draw 1+1

Zentangle pattern: 1+1. 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® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: 1+1.

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How to draw CREZENDO

Zentangle pattern: CreZendo. 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® Pam Hartz Miller’s Zentangle® pattern: CreZendo.

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