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Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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How to draw KITL

Zentangle pattern: KitlThe Tour de France is over for another year and I didn’t realize the serendipity of the tangle I’d planned for today until I looked at the name again.

Kitl is a tangle pattern from the UK’s Jem Miller. And the cyclist who won yesterday’s final Stage of the Tour on the Champs-Élysées in Paris?? Germany’s Marcel Kittel. Life’s a little strange at times.

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STORIES: Undaunted by recent loss of vision in one eye, tangler finds accomplishment through Zentangle®

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. For more accounts in this series, click on the “STORIES” link in the alphabetical listing above.
Visit this post for the stories that inspired this series.

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STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives“I have entertained and delighted myself with various forms of creative avenues for ‘oh so many’ years. Fabric collage, oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, silversmithing, sketching, gourds (growing, cleaning and embellishing) and so much more.

My husband and I chose to live full-time in our motorcoach after selling the ‘big’ house. Even a coach of 45′ didn’t leave much room for my creativity ~ and in 2011 I discovered Zentangle! Wow… so portable, fulfilling, meditative and just what the restless artist needed.

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TanglePatterns String 115

TanglePatterns String 115

This String is shared by tangler Grace McIntyre 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 82

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 ROSCOE

Zentangle pattern: Roscoe

Online instructions for drawing Vicki Bassett’s Zentangle® pattern: Roscoe.

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How to draw SPRIGS

Zentangle pattern: Sprigs

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Michele Beauchamp’s Zentangle® pattern: Sprigs.

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TanglePatterns String 114

TanglePatterns String 114

This String is shared by tangler Dorothy Allison 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 XPLODE

Zentangle pattern: Xplode

Online instructions for drawing Margaret McKerihan’s Zentangle® pattern: Xplode. And Happy 10th Anniversary wishes to Rick and Maria and Zentangle!

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How to draw MARYHILL

Zentangle pattern: Maryhill

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Betsy Wilson’s Zentangle® pattern: Maryhill.

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How to draw CHI

Zentangle pattern: Chi

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Cynthia Gannon’s Zentangle® pattern: Chi.

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STORIES: Zentangle improves hand control and more after series of mini-strokes

Sunflower tranquility and hope

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. UK tangler Judy Lisette Martin describes how Zentangle has helped improve her hand control and more after a series of mini-strokes.

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TanglePatterns String 113

TanglePatterns String 113

This String is shared by tangler Melodie Hampshire 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 81

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 DUTCH DIAMONDS

Zentangle pattern: Dutch Diamonds

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Alice Hendon’s Zentangle® pattern: Dutch Diamonds.

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How to draw BALLACE

Zentangle pattern: Ballace

Online instructions for drawing Mei Hua Teng’s Zentangle® pattern: Ballace.

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Notice: Suzanne McNeill’s site is down temporarily

As some of you have found when following the links for the steps to CZT Suzanne McNeill’s tangle patterns (tag: suzannem), her site is down. She is working on a solution to get things back up again, and at this point I’m not sure how long it will take.

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TanglePatterns String 112

TanglePatterns-String 112

This String is shared by tangler Yamit Fridman 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 YAH

Zentangle pattern: YAH

Links to online instructions for drawing CZT® Emily Classon’s Zentangle® pattern: YAH.

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How to draw DIOSEA

Zentangle pattern: Diosea

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

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How to draw LAND GIRLZ

Zentangle Pattern: Land Girlz

Online instructions for drawing Karry Heun’s Zentangle® pattern: Land Girlz.

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TanglePatterns String 111

TanglePatterns String 111

This String is shared by CZT Maria Vennekens 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 80

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 FOREST

Zentangle pattern: Forest

Online instructions for drawing Helen Brown’s Zentangle® pattern: Forest.

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How to draw WOODLOCK

Zentangle pattern: Woodlock

Online instructions for drawing Sayantika Ray’s Zentangle® pattern: Woodlock.

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