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My name (Linda) in a Zentangle®, using tangles with names starting 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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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 ISLA

Zentangle pattern: Isla. 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.Happy Monday y’all, I hope you’ve been keeping warm through this incredible cold snap we’re having right now and enjoying a nice long weekend.

In keeping with the cold theme, today I’ve reached back into the archives for an interesting and fun tangle from Belgian CZT Rita Nikolajeva.

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How to draw Q-MI

Zentngle pattern: Q-Mi. 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.We have our first long weekend of the year here in the USA with the observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.

It appears that a big winter blizzard, code named Harper, could be shutting down the northeast this weekend too.  On the bright side, together they make for quality tangling time. Also reading, snoozing … Be safe and stay warm!

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How to draw MINTEA

Zentangle pattern: Mintea. 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® Vandana Krishna’s Zentangle® pattern: Mintea.

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How to draw KAZUMA

Zentangle pattern: Kazuma. 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: Kazuma.

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How to draw SEE

Zentangle pattern: See. 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 Joan Stark’s Zentangle® pattern: See.

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How to draw SISTAR

Zentangle pattern: Sistar. 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® Hanny Waldburger’s Zentangle® pattern: Sistar.

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TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2019 Edition is here!

You’ve been waiting very patiently, and here it is! The “TanglePatterns.com TANGLE GUIDE, 2019 Edition” including some great new features and all the tangles is now available for instant download from the STORE > EBOOKS page.

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How to draw ZEPPO

Zentangle pattern: Zeppo. 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: Zeppo.

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Tangle Refresher 193 – Tangles for beginners, a random string and how to draw Quib, Barquillos, Fr’eggs, Zingo, Scarrow

Tangler Tips

Welcome to 2019! This week’s Buried Treasure spotlights hidden tangle gems from a year ago in the Zentangle® world, takes a look at tangles for beginners, and shares our random string of the week …

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How to draw LOVE HANDLES

Online instructions for drawing Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: Love Handles. Last one for 2018!

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How to draw MOMO

Zentangle pattern: Momo. 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® Veena Arun’s Zentangle® pattern: Momo.

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How to draw EYE-V

Online instructions for drawing Judy Murphy’s Zentangle® pattern: Eye-V.

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The Twelve Days of Zentangle, 2018 Edition – Making a Zentangle Spinner

Linda's Zentangle Spinner

In case you missed any of it, here’s my recap of all 14 of the “Zentangle Spinner” series lesson videos and links to 2018’s “Twelve Days of Zentangle” …

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How to draw VEGA

Zentangle pattern: Vega. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Vega.

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How to draw VIVI

Zentangle pattern: Vivi. 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® Hsin-Ya Hsu’s Zentangle® pattern: Vivi.

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How to draw SAMPSON

Zentangle pattern: Sampson. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Sampson.

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How to draw CENTIPEDE

Zentangle pattern: Centipede. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Centipede.

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How to draw QUASAHNT

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

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How to draw F2F

Zentangle pattern: F2F. 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 Tomàs Padrós’s Zentangle® pattern: F2F.

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How to draw AVREAL

Zentangle pattern: Avreal. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Avreal.

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How to draw QUABOG

Zentangle pattern: Quabog. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Quabog.

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How to draw STATIC

Zentangle pattern: Static. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Static.

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How to draw WADICAL

Zentangle pattern: Wadical. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Wadical.

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How to draw FESTUNE

Zentangle pattern: Festune. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Festune.

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How to draw KNASE

Zentangle pattern: Knase. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Knase.

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How to draw ZANDER

Zentangle pattern: Zander. 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 video instructions for drawing the Zentangle®-original tangle: Zander.

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How to draw AYES

Zentangle pattern: Ayes. 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® Mary D’Angelo’s Zentangle® pattern: Ayes.

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How to draw CORE

Zentangle pattern: Core. 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 Beth Snoderly’s Zentangle® pattern: Core. And Hanukkah greetings for all our Jewish tangling friends …

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STORIES: Zentangle is a life saver for CZT caregiver whose husband had a stroke and now has Lewy Body Dementia (LBD)

STORIES: How Zentangle changes lives

In this occasional series on TanglePatterns, readers describe in their own words how Zentangle® has changed their lives. Canadian CZT Carol Schmidt describes how tangling has been a lifesaver for her as her husband first suffers a stroke and now has Lewy Body Dementia.

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