What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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My name (Linda) drawn in a Zentangle®, using Tangle Patterns whose names start 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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TanglePatterns String 146

TanglePatterns.com STRINGSThis week’s String is shared by tangler Lily Moon for your creative enjoyment. Lily has previously shared Strings 107 and 127 with us.

For quite some time I’ve noticed many tanglers are making the String the major feature in their Zentangles and that’s all well and good if you’re going for what Maria calls “the coloring book look”.

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Zentangle® and Gelli™ printing with foam stamps

Tips, Tools, Techniques

Many of us are hooked on Gelli monoprinting. Creating colorful prints without a printing press “is taking the art and craft world by storm“.

Monoprinting with a Gelli plate is another very addictive creative outlet using simple supplies. It’s totally carefree fun, “playing with paint, color, texture, and moving at a fast pace.” In no time flat you collect a colorful stack of your very own prints. Playing with “found textures” for your prints is almost as fun as discovering a tangle in your surroundings.

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How to draw RAFFZ

Zentangle pattern: Raffz

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Vikki Howard’s Zentangle® pattern: Raffz.

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How to draw ACROSSTICK

Zentangle pattern: Acrosstick

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ed Gucker’s Zentangle® pattern: Acrosstick.

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TanglePatterns String 145

Right click and SAVE to your computer; then print.

This String is shared by tangler Sandra Schubert for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 97

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And exploring the creative possibilities of the tangle-enhancing technique of the aura.

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How to draw PHROZ

Zentangle pattern: Phroz

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lynn Mead’s Zentangle® pattern: Phroz. And a very Happy Chinese New Year!

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How to draw KOZY

Zentangle pattern: Kozy

Online instructions for drawing Marieke van Nimwegen’s Zentangle® pattern: Kozy.

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TanglePatterns String 144

TanglePatterns String 144

This String is shared by CZT Angela Werner for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw LOLO

Zentangle pattern: Lolo

Online instructions for drawing CZT Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Lolo.

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How to draw HEART BOX

Zentangle pattern: Heart Box

Links to online instructions for drawing Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Heart Box. Includes a video tutorial by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer on how to make an “Explosion” Valentine’s Day card.

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How to draw HEARTFULLY

Zentangle pattern: Heartfully

Links to online instructions for drawing Helen Williams’s Zentangle® pattern: Heartfully.

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TanglePatterns String 143

TanglePatterns String 143

This String is shared by tangler Beth Snoderly for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 96

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. And inspiring testimonials shared about the not-so-obvious benefits of the Zentangle Method.

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How to draw OZZIE

Zentangle pattern: Ozzie

Online instructions for drawing Linda Dawson’s Zentangle® pattern: Ozzie.

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How to draw CHUCHU

Zentangle pattern: Chuchu

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Chuchu.

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TanglePatterns String 142

TanglePatterns String 142

This String is shared by CZT Jane Dickinson for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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How to draw BOZE

Zentangle pattern: Boze

Online instructions for drawing Jan Steinle’s Zentangle® pattern: Boze.

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How to draw NEIT-LITE

Zentangle pattern: Neit-Lite

Links to online instructions for drawing Annette Plaga-Lodde’s Zentangle® pattern: Neit-Lite.

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How to draw ARCODOS

Zentangle pattern: Arcodos

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lianne Woods’s Zentangle® pattern: Arcodos. And a very Happy Australia Day to all our Aussie tangling friends!

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TanglePatterns String 141

TanglePatterns String 141

This String is shared by tangler Judi Palumbo for your creative enjoyment. You can help our community’s String resource grow by sending me yours to share. I’m always looking for new strings!

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Tangle Refresher 95

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Today we’re seeking your input for a fellow tangler asking for advice about what to do if you get stuck completing a Zentangle®. Includes tips from Rick and Maria.

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How to draw JUMU

Zentangle pattern: Jumu

Online instructions for drawing Judy Murphy’s Zentangle® pattern: Jumu.

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How to draw SUTYGAL

Zentangle pattern: Sutygal

Online instructions for drawing Jenny Lundak’s Zentangle® pattern: Sutygal.

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