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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 HOKUSAI

Zentangle pattern: Hokusai. 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 very happy Monday to you as the month of August trucks us onward towards Fall …

Today’s fun tangle Hokusai is from Japanese CZT Sayomi Koike and it’s her first on the site. Hokusai is a surprisingly versatile tangle composed of simple repeated strokes.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #06 Summary – No Mistakes

Zentangle Project Pack #6This Zentangle Project Pack is the sixth in a series they began in 2017, I’ve included links to all the TanglePatterns Project Pack summaries at the end of this post.

Zentangle co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas explain the purpose of the “No Mistakes” project:
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How to draw FAIRYWINGS

Zentangle pattern: Fairywings. 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: Fairywings.

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How to draw SYNG

Zentangle pattern: Syng. 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® Shilpi Gupta’s Zentangle® pattern: Syng.

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Tangle Refresher 203 – A parlor trick, our random string, plus how to draw Flux, Bysomnus, Tufton, Z’ele, Capz

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! A parlor trick tutorial and our random string of the week …

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How to draw GELIJOY

Zentangle pattern: Gelijoy. 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: Gelijoy.

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How to draw LISETTE

Zentangle pattern: Lisette. 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 Rosemary Turpin’s Zentangle® pattern: Lisette.

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How to draw BLAW

Zentangle pattern: Blaw. 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 Jem Miller’s Zentangle® pattern: Blaw. Also: registration for the CZT35 seminar is now open.

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How to draw STERON

Zentangle pattern: Steron. 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® Shelley Cox’s Zentangle® pattern: Steron.

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How to draw TANSON

Zentangle pattern: Tanson. 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® Jamie Johnson’s Zentangle® pattern: Tanson.

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How to draw HEARTANGLES

Zentangle pattern: Heartangles. 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® Vandana Krishna’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartangles.

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How to draw AYDEE

Zentangle pattern: Aydee. 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: Aydee.

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How to draw ESHER

Zentangle pattern: Esher. 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 Sarah Fowler’s Zentangle® pattern: Esher.

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How to draw KAAS

Zentangle pattern: Kaas. 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® Emiko Kaneko’s Zentangle® pattern: Kaas.

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How to draw ZANGLERS

Zentangle pattern: Zanglers. 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: Zanglers.

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How to draw DOODAH

Zentangle pattern: Doodah. 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: Doodah.

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Tangle Refresher 202 – Tips for using white ink on black Zentangle tiles, our random string, plus how to draw Fengle, Hemp, M-Anning, Trisnail, Oddbalz

Tips for using white ink on Black Zentangle® and Zendala Tiles

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Tips for using white ink on black tiles, and our random string of the week …

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video of Maria tangling a Zendala tile from start to finish

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Marvelous and mesmerizing! Watch and learn as Maria tangles a Zendala tile from start to finish.

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How to draw SHANGO

Zentangle pattern: Shango. 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: Shango.

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Save the dates! CZT certification seminar dates for 2020 have been announced

For everyone interested in becoming a Certified Zentangle Teacher and for CZTs planning to attend again, here are the 2020 USA seminar dates for your planning purposes.

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How to draw OFLOAT

Zentangle pattern: OFloat. 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® Aish Darbha’s Zentangle® pattern: OFloat.

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How to draw NAF

Zentangle pattern: NAF. 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 Leslie’s Zentangle® pattern: NAF.

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How to draw WINDMILL

Zentangle pattern: Windmill. 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® Hiroko Matsuo’s Zentangle® pattern: Windmill. And Happy July 4th wishes!!

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How to draw BABABA

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mei Hua (Damy) Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: BaBaBa. And Happy Canada Day wishes!

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How to draw WILDWOOD

Zentangle pattern: Wildwood. 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® Margaret Bremner’s Zentangle® pattern: Wildwood.

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How to draw ALL STARS

Online instructions for drawing Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: All Stars.

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How to draw DECOO

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ria Matheussen’s Zentangle® pattern: Decoo.

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How to draw SANAURA

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hiroko Matsuo’s Zentangle® pattern: Sanaura.

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How to draw TWEAK

Online instructions for drawing Jacqui Bull’s Zentangle® pattern: Tweak.

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