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Tangle Refresher 225 – Re-starting a clogged Micron pen, our random string and how to draw Huggins & Crazy Huggins, Nik, Jester, Ilac, and Jummah

TanglePatterns.com Buried Treasure & Tangle RefreshersGreetings! Thanks for joining me again this fine Friday.

Today for our Buried Treasure I’m sharing my accidental discovery on how to un-clog and re-start a Micron pen, aka Linda’s Micron Fix.
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How to draw PUSSLE

Zentangle pattern: PuSSle. 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.Hi everyone and welcome back for another creative tangle session.

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How to draw ESSALOT

Zentangle pattern: Essalot. 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® Michelle Dugdale’s Zentangle® pattern: Essalot.

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How to draw XERXES

Zentangle pattern: Xerxes. 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 Indrani Novello’s Zentangle® pattern: Xerxes.

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How to draw FLORANDA

Zentangle pattern: Floranda. 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: Floranda.

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How to draw BOW STRING

Zentangle pattern: Bow String. 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® Daniela Nielsen’s Zentangle® pattern: Bow String.

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Zentangle® Project Pack #14 Summary – Accessing the Artist Within

Project Pack 14

Project Pack #14 – Accessing the Artist Within. This article provides detailed notes on each of the videos for this Zentangle Project Pack making it easy for you to find all the related videos and any parts of them you wish to refer to again. Each full video can also be viewed on the corresponding tangle’s page on TanglePatterns.

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How to draw MATI

Zentangle pattern: Mati. 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® Sarah Harrison’s Zentangle® pattern: Mati.

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How to draw CASSATT

Zentangle pattern: Cassatt. 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® Heidi Kay’s Zentangle® pattern: Cassatt.

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How to draw SIDITOW

Zentangle pattern: Siditow. 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® Gildo Sobrino’s Zentangle® pattern: Siditow.

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How to draw GANADA

Zentangle pattern: Ganada. 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® James (Jong Seung) Lim’s Zentangle® pattern: Ganada.

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How to draw WYSE

Zentangle pattern: Wyse. Image © Carla Jooren 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: Wyse.

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How to draw CINCH

Zentangle pattern: Cinch. 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 Lynne Wohleber’s Zentangle® pattern: Cinch.

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Zentangle-Inspired Fabric Art: How to tangle on canvas bags, a tutorial by Frieda Klotz

fabric-art-canvas-bags

A detailed tutorial by Guest Contributor Frieda Klotz on how she prepared and tangled three beautiful canvas bags to give as family gifts. Frieda discusses the pens she uses and gives great tips for each stage of the project: preparation, tangling and preserving the finished art.

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Tangle Refresher 224 – Sharpen your line drawing skills, our random string, plus how to draw Knase, Hilgabo, Javv, Elirob, and Sooz

Simone Bischoff's Line Art Lessons

Buried Treasure – spotlights hidden tangle gems from the past in the Zentangle® world! And our random string of the week …

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How to draw H-LOOP

Zentangle pattern: H-loop. 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® Debbie Raaen’s Zentangle® pattern: H-loop.

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How to draw ORIGONIO

Zentangle pattern: Origonio. 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 Isabel Wallis’s Zentangle® pattern: Origonio.

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How to draw ALEUBA

Zentangle pattern: Aleuba. 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® Jaxeline Blanco Ruiz’s Zentangle® pattern: Aleuba. With Happy Mother’s Day wishes …

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How to draw BINX

Image © Carla Jooren 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® Carla Jooren’s Zentangle® pattern: Binx.

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TanglePatterns celebrates its 11th Tangleversary today!

TanglePatterns.com celebrates its 11th Tangleversary, May 4, 2021

Today, tucked in between May Day and Cinco de Mayo celebrations, TanglePatterns.com celebrates ELEVEN wonderful years (575 weeks!) of sharing Zentangle® learning, creativity, fun and inspiration with you.

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How to draw VERUCA

Zentangle pattern: Veruca. 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® Verónica Vázquez Orozco’s Zentangle® pattern: Veruca.

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How to draw KALEIDA

Zentangle pattern: Kaleida. 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: Kaleida.

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How to draw HYSTERIA

Zentangle pattern: Hysteria. 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 Sarah Harrison’s Zentangle® pattern: Hysteria.

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How to draw TURKITAL

Zentangle pattern: Turkital. 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 Jenna Black’s Zentangle® pattern: Turkital.

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How to draw HARTFENTS

Zentangle pattern: Hartfents. 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® Heidi Kay’s Zentangle® pattern: Hartfents. And Happy Anzac Day this Sunday to all our Aussie tangling friends!

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How to draw CIDER

Zentangle pattern: Cider. 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® Eriko Ågren’s Zentangle® pattern: Cider.

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How to draw SPIEGELBILD

Zentangle pattern: Spiegelbild. 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® Annett Ruempler’s Zentangle® pattern: Spiegelbild.

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How to draw FINDUS

Zentangle pattern: Findus. 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: Findus.

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How to draw POPPINS

Zentangle pattern: Poppins. 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® Lisette Hofer’s Zentangle® pattern: Poppins.

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