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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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Tangle Refresher 103

Tangle Refresher!

“Anything is possible … one stroke at a time.”™

In Zentangle® we CZTs frequently remind our students that every single stroke is to be drawn deliberately. This means not rushing, but taking pleasure in each stroke of ink from your pen.

In this excerpt from an early post on the Zentangle blog, Zentangle co-founder Maria Thomas talks about this:
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How to draw EDDYPER

Zentangle pattern: EddyperWhen Taiwian CZT Damy (aka Mei Hua Teng) first sent me this Eddyper pattern, I thought it was a little too similar in concept to Zenplosion Folds so I set it aside to think about it. But I’ve been playing with it. And I was trying to get it right.

Then Marie’s tutorial on Monday reminded me about this tangle pattern (see her blue ZIA tile example with Q: What provides the coolest effects?) so I dug it out again.

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Adding glorious color to your ZIA projects

Marie Browning's ZIA using Dual Brush Pens

TUTORIAL!!! CZT and Tombow signature designer Marie Browning shares her considerable expertise with an overview of materials and hints on how to add glorious color to your Zentangle® creations in this awesome tutorial featuring her beautiful, colorful ZIA examples.

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TanglePatterns String 157

TanglePatterns String 157. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Jane Eileen Malone 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 4MOM

Zentangle pattern: 4Mom

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Jane Eileen Malone’s Zentangle® pattern: 4MOM.

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How to draw TENTY

Zentangle pattern: Tenty

Online instructions for drawing Talie Lam’s Zentangle® pattern: Tenty.

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How to draw FLAIR

Zentangle pattern: Flair

Online instructions for drawing Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Flair.

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TanglePatterns String 156

TanglePatterns String 156. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Bunny Wright 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 102

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. ALSO a must-read exploration of Zentangle’s Bijouisms, and a suggestion for a wonderful Mother’s Day gift …

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How to draw PAND

Zentangle pattern: Pand

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Ai Ling Hung’s Zentangle® pattern: Pand.

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It’s TanglePatterns 5th Anniversary today, May 4th!

TanglePatterns.com's 5th Anniversary

Call it a Birthday or an Anniversary or better still, let’s use the super cool term coined by CZT Sandy Hunter … today is TanglePatterns FIFTH Tangleversary!

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TanglePatterns String 155

Right click and SAVE to your computer; then print.

This String is shared by tangler Cat Trask 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 JJ

Zentangle pattern: JJ

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Joy Taylor’s Zentangle® pattern: JJ.

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How to draw PEA-FEA

Zentangle pattern: Pea-Fea

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Amelie Liao’s Zentangle® pattern: Pea-Fea.

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How to draw SIGNALZ

Zentangle pattern: Signalz

Online instructions for drawing Bev Ripps’s Zentangle® pattern: Signalz. Bev shares how her daily Zentangle® practice helps relieve stress and chronic pain resulting from multiple myeloma.

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TanglePatterns String 154

TanglePatterns String 154

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Newlin 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 101

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! Here’s what was new in the Zentangle® world a year ago – five tangle pattern gems for your tangling pleasure. Also, the value of contrast in your Zentangle art.

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How to draw GOTTAGO

Zentangle pattern: Gottago

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Lianne Woods’s Zentangle® pattern: Gottago.

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How to draw KLOORZ

Zentangle pattern: Kloorz

Online instructions for drawing Sue Zanker’s Zentangle® pattern: Kloorz.

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TanglePatterns String 153

TanglePatterns String 153

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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How to draw OVY

Zentangle pattern: Ovy

Online instructions for drawing Adam Roades’s Zentangle® pattern: Ovy.

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How to draw INTWINE

Zentangle pattern: Intwine

Links to online instructions for drawing Elena Hadzijaneva’s Zentangle® pattern: Intwine.

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How to draw SWELLS

Zentangle pattern: Swells

Online instructions for drawing Jennifer Hohensteiner’s Zentangle® pattern: Swells.

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TanglePatterns String 152

TanglePatterns String 152

This String is shared by tangler Barbara Finwall 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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