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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.Greetings! I’m Linda Farmer, a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT®). I created TanglePatterns.com in May of 2010 to serve and network the Zentangle® community with new tangles and great creative resources.

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Tangle Refresher 214 – Exploring the 5-Minute Rule, our random string, plus how to draw Rixty, Jesterstick, Festoon Holiday, Slowpoke, Jester

More than one tangler has commented to me lately that they’re finding it “hard to get going”. Not unusual or unexpected under the prolonged and demanding pandemic circumstances.

Their sentiment reminded me of “The 5-Minute Rule” that I wrote about a couple of years ago.

With the thought it might help nudge my faithful readers in a forward direction, for today’s Buried Treasure we’re revisiting that article:

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How to draw VITI

Zentangle pattern: Viti. 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.Welcome back!

Today I have another delightful organic tangle for you to explore.

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How to draw JAG

Zentangle pattern: Jag. 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: Jag.

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How to draw VIRYA

Zentangle pattern: Virya. 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 Priya Sabhlok’s Zentangle® pattern: Virya.

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How to draw MAYPLE

Zentangle pattern: Mayple. 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 Signorelli’s Zentangle® pattern: Mayple. And Happy Canada Day wishes!

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How to draw BOULDER BUILDER

Zentangle pattern: Boulder Builder. 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: Boulder Builder.

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How to draw BUEN CAMINO

Zentangle pattern Buen Camino. 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® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: Buen Camino.

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How to draw 3M

Zentangle pattern: 3M. 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® Beatrice Aronas’s Zentangle® pattern: 3M.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video demonstrating an Aquafleur and Scena Tangleation

KTT 031 - Aquafleur and Scena

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

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How to draw FORWINGS

Zentangle pattern: Forwings. 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 Ludmila Katz’s Zentangle® pattern: Forwings.

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How to draw KEMISTRI

How to draw the Zentangle pattern Kemistri, tangle and deconstruction by Sue Bailey. Image copyright the artist and used with permission, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Online instructions for drawing Sue Bailey’s Zentangle® pattern: Kemistri.

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How to draw FIMPLES

Zentangle pattern: Fimples. 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® Crissie Frampton’s Zentangle® pattern: Fimples.

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How to draw RIBBON’NU

Zentangle pattern: Ribbon'nu. 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® Kazue Ito’s Zentangle® pattern: Ribbon’nu.

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Tangle Refresher 213 – CZT María Tovar’s inkless tangling technique, our random string, plus how to draw Wadical, Mofins, Jaxstar, Starsky and Stella

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Have fun exploring an inkless tangling technique and our random string of the week …

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How to draw BICHORN

Zentangle pattern: Bichorn. 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 Isabel Gil’s Zentangle® pattern: Bichorn.

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How to draw ZANTE

Zentangle pattern: Zante. 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: Zante.

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How to draw EGGANDDART

Zentangle pattern: Egganddart. 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® Simone Menzel’s Zentangle® pattern: Egganddart.

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How to draw JEXIC

Zentangle pattern: Jexic. 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: Jexic.

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How to draw IKAT

Zentangle pattern: Ikat. 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: Ikat.

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How to draw AAHROMA

Zentangle pattern: Aahroma. 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 Jenna Black’s Zentangle® pattern: Aahroma.

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Kitchen Table Tangles – Zentangle video exploring the Embedded Letters technique

Kitchen Table Tangles Video - Embedded Letters

The latest public KTT (Kitchen Table Tangles) video from from Zentangle® co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas.

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How to draw 4-CLEF

Zentangle pattern: 4-Clef. 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 Lee’s Zentangle® pattern: 4-Clef.

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How to draw CBEELINE

Zentangle pattern: CBeeline. Image copyright the artist, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Please feel free to refer to the step outs to recreate the tangles from this site in your Zentangles and ZIAs, or link back to any page. However the artists and TanglePatterns.com reserve all rights to these images and they must not be altered, pinned, reproduced or republished. Thank you for respecting these rights.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Curtis Huang’s Zentangle® pattern: CBeeline.

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How to draw SPYNES

Zentangle pattern: Spynes. 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® Heidi Kay’s Zentangle® pattern: Spynes.

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How to draw WALK THE LINE

Zentangle pattern: Walk the Line. 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® Chris Titus’s Zentangle® pattern: Walk the Line.

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How to draw TAKE HEART

Zentangle pattern: Take Heart. 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® Cherryl Moote’s Zentangle® pattern: Take Heart. And Happy Victoria Day to our Canadian tangling friends and rellies …

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Tangle Refresher 212 – CZT Billie Lauder’s Tangle Folk, our random string, plus how to draw Vega, Oofs-a-Daisy, Zeez, Abukas and Fili

CZT Billie Lauder's Tangle Folk

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! Also featuring CZT Billie Lauder’s Tangle Folk and our random string of the week …

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How to draw CRAZY BLOSSOM

Zentangle pattern: Crazy Blossom. 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® Cat Kwan’s Zentangle® pattern: Crazy Blossom.

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How to draw PIEP

Zentangle pattern: Piep. 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: Piep.

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