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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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A Zentangle jump-start for beginners! This illustrated eBook describes Zentangle®, its origins, the supplies recommended, and the steps of the Zentangle Method.
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 CORNMAN

Zentangle pattern: CornmanHappy Monday to you! Here’s an easy tangle pattern named Cornman from California tangler Kim Cyr and it’s her first on the site.

Cornman‘s quirkiness appealed to me and in perfect time for an Autumn theme, Kim tells us how her tangle came about its name.

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TanglePatterns String 124

TanglePatterns.com STRINGSThis week’s String is shared by North Carolina CZT Nancy Newlin for your creative enjoyment. Nancy’s previous contributions to our resource were Strings 092 and 104.

Bear in mind that Zentangle® strings are guidelines, and there is no right side up. Strings are always drawn freehand in pencil so they magically disappear into your completed Zentangle. You can use a string exactly as it is or adapt it to suit as your Zentangle grows. Start with the string as it’s shown then, as you go, combine sections if your tangles want to, or divide a section into smaller ones. Go with the flow and enjoy.

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Sharpen your line drawing skills with six easy lessons from Simone Bischoff

Simone Bischoff's Line Art Lessons

Many of us are fascinated by the wonderful, larger-than-life line art of Justine Ashbee. … Since it’s Friday and we have the weekend to play and practice, I thought this would be a good time to share German artist and art teacher Simone Bischoff’s line drawing lessons which are reminiscent of Justine’s art, but on a Zentangle®-inspired scale.

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How to draw AMPHORA

Zentangle pattern: Amphora

Links to online instructions for drawing Lily Moon’s Zentangle® pattern: Amphora.

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How to draw VANO

Zentangle pattern: Vano

Online instructions for drawing Hanneke Sieben’s Zentangle® pattern: Vano.

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TanglePatterns String 123

TanglePatterns String 123

This String is shared by tangler Kim English 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 86

Tangle Refresher!

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

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How to draw NUWAVE

Zentangle pattern: Nuwave

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

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How to draw YUMA

Zentangle pattern: Yuma

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: Yuma.

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TanglePatterns String 122

TanglePatterns String 122

This String is shared by CZT Adele Bruno 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 JASMIN

Zentangle pattern: Jasmin

Links to online instructions for drawing Simone Bischoff’s Zentangle® pattern: Jasmin.

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How to draw SNAIL

Zentangle pattern: Snail

Online instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Snail. With steps by Sayantika Ray, and a video of Maria creating Bijou.

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How to draw WUD

Zentangle pattern: Wud

Links to instructions for drawing CZT® Joni Feddersen’s Zentangle® pattern: Wud.

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STORIES: How Zentangle helps an “almost-teenager” with ADHD and anger management issues

Sunflower tranquility and hope

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. 12-year-old Daniel describes how “the calming experience of Zentangle was not only an aid in getting rid of my hyper-ness, but something that I very quickly became captivated with.” He also shares some of his Zentangle art with us.

Continue reading: STORIES: How Zentangle helps an “almost-teenager” with ADHD and anger management issues

TanglePatterns String 121

TanglePatterns String 121

This String is shared by tangler Didier Gervy 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!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 121

Tangle Refresher 85

Tangle Refresher!

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

Continue reading: Tangle Refresher 85

How to draw ING

Zentangle pattern: ING

Links to online instructions for drawing the newest Zentangle®-original tangle: ING.

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How to draw CABANA

Zentangle pattern: Cabana

Online instructions for drawing Milde Weiss’s Zentangle® pattern: Cabana.

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How to draw (O)

Zentangle pattern: (O)

Online instructions for drawing Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: (O).

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TanglePatterns String 120

TanglePatterns String 120

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!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 120

How to draw FARLING

Zentangle pattern: Farling

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Deb Eichhorn’s Zentangle® pattern: Farling.

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How to draw KAURIKUNDA

Zentangle pattern: KauriKunde

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Tina Hunziker’s Zentangle® pattern: KauriKunda.

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How to draw CURL

Zentangle pattern: Curl

Online instructions for drawing Lu-Marie Laker’s Zentangle® pattern: Curl.

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TanglePatterns String 119

TanglePatterns String 119

This String is shared by CZT Linda Fine 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!

Continue reading: TanglePatterns String 119

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