What is Zentangle?
Linda Farmer, Certified Zentangle Teacher

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NOW AVAILABLE in the STORE! TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2016 Edition. See below for details.

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.

Here are some suggestions on how to use this site. If you are new to Zentangle®, I suggest you visit this page first to get an idea of the focus of TanglePatterns.

If you are viewing the site for the first time, I highly recommend you use the Desktop version, not the Mobile version. There are many useful features that aren’t available in the mobile version. To find out how to switch easily from one to the other, it’s explained on this page.

Here’s another resource that’s handy for newcomers — Exploring TanglePatterns. Be sure to check out the rest of the pages on the menu at the very top of every page — there’s a wealth of information there you’ll want to see.  Also, don’t miss the TUTORIALS tab on the pink alphabetic tangles menu bar.

Recently I’ve added a new FAQ page on the “About” menu that may answer any other questions you might have.

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TanglePatterns.com BEGINNER'S GUIDE to Zentangle®
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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 NATTI

Zentangle pattern: Natti. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.Natti comes to us from Anita Aspfors Westin of Dalarna, Sweden, and it’s her first tangle on the site.

Natti is a nice addition to our collection of woven tangles and it can also be used as a ribbon or border tangle. In her example below, Anita shows how to use it for an overall filler tangle as well.

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How to draw ZOOLOO

Zentangle pattern: Zooloo. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.Time for another easy grid-based tangle and Zooloo fills the bill with a striking look. It’s also a very good reminder about being conscious of making deliberate strokes in Zentangle®.

South African Judy Voges shares her tangle with us and it’s her first on the site. Judy is registered to become a CZT a little later in the year.

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TanglePatterns String 195

TanglePatterns String 195. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by CZT Nancy Domnauer 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 121

Tangle Refresher!

Buried Treasure! And “Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century”, a TEDx talk. Master Penman Jake Weidmann explores the connections between the pen and how we learn, think, and carry our cultural heritage at a time when the very act of writing is being dropped from school curricula across the country.

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How to draw MOLYGON

Zentangle pattern: Molygon. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

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

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How to draw TATTLE

Zentangle pattern: Tattle. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

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

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TanglePatterns String 194

TanglePatterns String 194. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Annette Plaga-Lodde 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 SNOWFLOWER

Zentangle pattern: Snowflower. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

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

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How to draw 2SS2

Zentangle pattern: 2SS2. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mina Hsiao’s Zentangle® pattern: 2SS2.

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How to draw CROISSANT

Zentangle pattern: Croissant. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Online instructions for drawing Yu Ru Chen’s Zentangle® pattern: Croissant.

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TanglePatterns String 193

TanglePatterns String 193. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

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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Tangle Refresher 120

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Buried Treasure! “Tangled connections” of our Sun, and more about the deliberate process of the Zentangle Method of mindfully creating unplanned, abstract art.

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How to draw SUBLINE

Zentangle pattern: Subline. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Diane Tai’s Zentangle® pattern: Subline.

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How to draw CAUGHT

Zentangle pattern: Caught. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing Christine Reyes’s Zentangle® pattern: Caught.

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TanglePatterns String 192

TanglePatterns String 192. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Nancy Eaton 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 FE-BA

Zentangle pattern: Fe-Ba. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Lisa Chang’s Zentangle® pattern: Fe-Ba.

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How to draw CALIX

Zentangle pattern: Calix. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

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

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How to draw 2-S

Zentangle pattern: 2-S. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing CZT® Mina (Ping-Min) Hsiao’s Zentangle® pattern: 2-S.

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2016 Edition is here!

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It’s Here!! The 2016 Edition of my “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE” is now available for instant download in the Store!

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TanglePatterns String 191

TanglePatterns String 191. Image © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. All rights reserved.

This String is shared by tangler Audrie Wiesenfelder 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 119

Tangles for Beginners

Buried Treasure – 5 tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world! And a long post featuring advice to Beginners on some tangles to get started …

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How to draw HUA

Zentangle pattern: Hua. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

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

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Coming Soon! The 2016 Edition of my TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE

Let's discuss it!

Many of you have been asking and I’m busy working on it now! I expect to have it ready by the beginning of the week on Monday January 11th, 2016. I will let you all know when it’s ready! Thanks for all your wishes and emails of anticipation.

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How to draw CONTACTED

Zentangle pattern: Contacted. © Linda Farmer and TanglePatterns.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may use this image for your personal non-commercial reference only. Republishing or redistributing IN ANY FORM including pinning is prohibited under law without express permission.

Online instructions for drawing Allyn Johnston’s Zentangle® pattern: Contacted.

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