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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 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.Greetings, my friends!

We have another super easy tangle to explore this fine Monday. Easy and bold.

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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.Happy Friday, y’all!

We’ve arrived at the weekend and the first day of Fall (this Sunday) in our hemisphere. Our South Hemisphere tangling friends will no doubt be enjoying their first day of Spring and looking forward to warmer days ahead.

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How to draw ICANTOO

Zentangle pattern: Icantoo. 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® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Icantoo.

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How to draw LEX

Zentangle pattern: Lex. 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: Lex.

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Tangle Refresher 187 – Sharpen your line drawing skills, our random string, plus how to draw Hurry, LeeLee, Wibble, Zimba, Heart Offset

Simone Bischoff's Line Art Lessons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! This week we visit Simone Bischoff’s fun six-part line drawing tutorial to help sharpen our line drawing skills, plus we have our random string of the week and five more tangle gems …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 187 – Sharpen your line drawing skills, our random string, plus how to draw Hurry, LeeLee, Wibble, Zimba, Heart Offset

How to draw FENTZ

Zentangle pattern: Fentz. 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® Lianne Woods’s Zentangle® pattern: Fentz.

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How to draw B-LEAF

Zentangle pattern: B-Leaf. 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: B-Leaf.

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How to draw COCO

Zentangle pattern: Coco. 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® Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Coco.

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How to draw WARRE

Zentangle pattern: Warre. 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: Warre.

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How to draw QUEEN B

Zentangle pattern: Queen B. 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: Queen B.

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How to draw 7 KEYS

Zentangle pattern: 7 Keys. 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® Teresa Clerc’s Zentangle® pattern: 7 Keys.

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Tangle Refresher 186 – Featuring patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Flukes, Amadou, Soluna, Knightspeek, and Achy-Breaky

Tangle Refresher 186 – Featuring patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Flukes, Amadou, Solana, Knightspeek, Achy-Breaky

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 186 – Featuring patterning techniques, our random string, plus how to draw Flukes, Amadou, Soluna, Knightspeek, and Achy-Breaky

How to draw SPRIL ‘EM

Zentangle pattern: Spril 'Em. 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 Mary D’Angelo’s Zentangle® pattern: Spril ’em.

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How to draw HEXONU

Zentangle pattern: Hexonu. 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® Cherryl Moote’s Zentangle® pattern: Hexonu.

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How to draw BEACH BUCK

Zentangle pattern: Beach Buck. 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: Beach Buck.

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How to draw QUAGGA

Zentangle pattern: Quagga. 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: Quagga.

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How to draw RIBBON ROSE

Zentangle pattern: Ribbon Rose. 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® Alice Hendon’s Zentangle® pattern: Ribbon Rose.

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How to draw PARADOX REVERSED

Zentangle pattern: Paradox Reversed. 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 Anselm Peter’s Zentangle® pattern: Paradox Reversed.

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Tangle Refresher 185 – Honoring CZT Billie Lauder and her Tangle Folk. Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Finery, Pezember, Lily-Eyes, Spoolies, Puffy 8’s

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Honoring CZT Billie Lauder and her Tangle Folk. Plus our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 185 – Honoring CZT Billie Lauder and her Tangle Folk. Featuring our random string, plus how to draw Finery, Pezember, Lily-Eyes, Spoolies, Puffy 8’s

How to draw TWILIGHT

Zentangle pattern: Twilight. 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: Twilight.

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How to draw DINOFLOR

Zentangle pattern: Dinoflor. 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: Dinoflor.

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How to draw MAZORITO

Zentangle pattern: Mazorito. 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: Mazorito.

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How to draw TATU

Zentangle pattern: Tatu. 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® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Tatu.

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How to draw KONK

Zentangle pattern: Konk. 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® Lori Manoogian’s Zentangle® pattern: Konk.

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How to draw FLOG

Zentangle pattern: Flog. 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: Flog.

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How to draw ANIBAL

Zentangle pattern: Anibal. 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: Anibal.

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How to draw UBIKO

Zentangle pattern: Ubiko. 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: Ubiko.

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Tangle Refresher 184 – Don’t give up on a tangle, our random string, plus how to draw Marasu, Meriberries, MySwing, Pach, Vikings

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! Worthy advice from “The Book of Zentangle”, and our random string of the week …

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 184 – Don’t give up on a tangle, our random string, plus how to draw Marasu, Meriberries, MySwing, Pach, Vikings

How to draw TOFUBE

Zentangle pattern: Tofube. 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: Tofube.

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