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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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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 PANEPINTO

Zentangle pattern: Panepinto. 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.Happy Friday everyone!

This is the weekend in South Florida where we traditionally kick off the Christmas season with our holiday Boat Parades, the largest being the Fort Lauderdale Winterfest Boat Parade which I’ve written about here and here in the past. “It’s 12 Miles of the ‘Greatest Show on H2O’. “ I’m taking the liberty of repeating myself …

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How to draw BLANES

Zentangle pattern: Blanes. 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.Blanes is a new grid-based tangle from Swedish CZT Anita Aspfors Westin, and it’s her sixth tangle on the site.

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How to draw OAURA

Zentangle pattern: Oaura. 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® Lin Chiu’s Zentangle® pattern: Oaura.

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How to draw J’LOOP

Zentangle pattern: J'Loop. 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: J’Loop.

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How to draw CHAIRS

Zentangle pattern: Chairs. 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® Diana Tan’s Zentangle® pattern: Chairs.

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Give the endless gift of Zentangle this holiday season

Seasonal DIY Projetcts

Giving the gift of Zentangle® is not only a thoughtful idea at any time, you are also sharing an endless life-long rewarding practice with your friends and loved ones. And co-workers!

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How to draw VILBERT

Zentangle pattern: Vilbert. 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® Sabrina Stein’s Zentangle® pattern: Vilbert.

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Discovery! A way to re-start a clogged Micron 01 Pen

Let's discuss it!

Recently I stumbled across a way to restart the ink in my Micron 01 pens flowing well, so here’s “Linda’s Micron Fix” in case it helps you too.

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How to draw OCEANS 13

Zentangle pattern: Oceans 13. 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® Marion Seidel’s Zentangle® pattern: Oceans 13.

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How to draw SURYA

Zentangle pattern: Surya. 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 Indrani Novello’s Zentangle® pattern: Surya. With warm Thanksgiving Day wishes …

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How to draw SPLISH

Zentangle pattern: Splish. 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: Splish. And some Zentangle news …

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How to draw MOON PIE

Zentangle pattern: Moon Pie. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Moon Pie. And please remember if you haven’t already contributed: TanglePatterns needs YOUR donation to help stay online for another year!

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How to draw HOLLIS

Zentangle pattern: Hollis. 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 the Zentangle®-original tangle: Hollis. And please remember if you haven’t already contributed: TanglePatterns needs YOUR donation to help stay online for another year!

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How to draw NAUTIKL

Zentangle pattern: Nautikl. 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 Lynne Wohleber’s Zentangle® pattern: Nautikl.

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How to draw LA-LA-LAVENDEL

Zentangle pattern: La-La-Lavendel. 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 Lianne Dam’s Zentangle® pattern: La-La-Lavendel.

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How to draw IBISCU

Zentangle pattern: Ibiscu. 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: Ibiscu.

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How to draw ARCO

Zentangle pattern: Arco. How to draw the Zentangle pattern Arco, tangle and deconstruction by Susanna Redaelli. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Susanna Redaelli’s Zentangle® pattern: Arco.

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How to draw DALAFLOW

Zentangle pattern: Dalaflow. 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 Judy Murphy’s Zentangle® pattern: Dalaflow.

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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 Projetcts

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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How to draw FENGLISH

Zentangle pattern: Fenglish. 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® Jessica Davies’s Zentangle® pattern: Fenglish.

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How to draw VICTORY

Zentangle pattern: Victory. 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: Victory.

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How to draw CROSSKICK

Zentangle pattern: Crosskick. 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: Crosskick.

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How to draw DENTED MOON

Zentangle pattern: Dented Moon. 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® Lisette Hofer’s Zentangle® pattern: Dented Moon.

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How to draw LEEF-ISH

Zentangle pattern: Leef-ish. 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® Lee Kay’s Zentangle® pattern: Leef-ish.

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How to draw YES

Zentangle pattern: Yes. 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: Yes.

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How to draw YA

Zentangle pattern: Ya. 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® Sandy Ho’s Zentangle® pattern: Ya.

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How to draw HEARTS4G

Zentangle pattern: Hearts4G. 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® Anita Aspfors Westin’s Zentangle® pattern: Hearts4G.

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How to draw SWERVE

Zentangle pattern: Swerve. 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: Swerve.

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