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Step by step Zentangle. Zentangle. I have a new obsession - Zentangles.


Basically, it is like doodling, but with intention. It looks much harder than it is. I made myself a little book, just for my zentangles. ZENTANGLES and STUFF. Zentangle: Meditation Through Pattern-Drawing. By Maria Popova If greater creativity and more mental balance are among your new year’s resolutions, look no further than Zentangle — a type of meditation achieved through pattern-making, created by artist duo Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts.

Zentangle: Meditation Through Pattern-Drawing

Each pattern is built one line at a time, organically combining simple patterns into complex zentangles in unplanned, unexpected ways that grow, change and unfold on the page as you enter an immersive state of flow. Tangle Tangle Tangle. Tangle Tangle Tangle. ProMarkers and Letraset Fineliners. What is Zentangle®?

ProMarkers and Letraset Fineliners

Well… according to the Zentangle website, “Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating new art form that is fun and relaxing. It increases focus and creativity. Zentangle provides artistic satisfaction and an increased sense of personal well being. Zentangle is enjoyed by a wide range of skills and ages and is used in many fields of interest.” Tangle Tangle Tangle. Zentangle. What is a Zentangle?


In a word, a doodle. A structured, contained doodle. The term 'Zentangle' was coined by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas when, one day, Maria described her experience, as she created her art, as "feeling timeless, free and engendering a sense of deep well-being". Rick recognised that she was in a meditative state and so Zentangles were born. I use the technique of Zentangle in my own artwork, incorporating them into sketching, art-journalling and collage.

100+ Impressive Black and White Patterns Collection. You could have been in awe of the many freebies that Naldz started to share with you guys since the beginning of the year but it’s just a few from the many that you’ll be expecting the whole year round.

100+ Impressive Black and White Patterns Collection

When it comes to patterns, we have been attracted to several colors and lines. They are all indeed impressive. This time, we look into Black and White selection of patterns and you’ll see the neutral yet awesome impression it’s going to give your design. An addition to the appeal these Black and White Patterns is going to create is the creativity of the mind. So browse through this post and enjoy collecting these freebies….

TanglePatterns Strings. Step-by-steps & patterns. Examples of this and alternative method here I draw string a lot so it's all over the blog.

Step-by-steps & patterns

See also here and here. ("Well" is an official Zentangle pattern - this is just my spin on it) See an example of Morning Glories here See samples of bloom here. Zentangle. My tangles. Margaret BremnerArtist and Certified Zentangle Teacher Here you'll find links to the blog posts where I show the steps for creating tangle patterns I've developed.

My tangles

They are alphabetical. Click on the name of the tangle, not the picture of it. My zentangle book "All the Zentangle Patterns in the World (that I could find and draw)" Free Washcloth Crafts: How To Make A Rose Wash Cloth. Rose folded washcloths are ideal decorations for gift packages and shower centerpieces.

Free Washcloth Crafts: How To Make A Rose Wash Cloth

They are also attractive placed in a planter or vase in a guest bathroom. Use them to decorate a gift (for example, a towel set or other linens) or use roses made of baby washcloths to adorn a baby gift. Consider covering a diaper cake gift with these roses. How To Make A Music Box. The term "music box" is actually a misnomer nowadays, as not all music boes are actually square or rectangular in shape.

How To Make A Music Box

But whatever shape you choose to make it, you can build your own by following some basic steps. An original version of a music box wa sometimes made using a cardboard or wooden box with a hinged lid.When the movement was wound up, and the lid was opened, a musical piece would play, while a ballerina doll would twirl around. Rosary. Angel Christmas Ornaments and Pins. Angel Pins Angel pins are made much the same as the ornaments except they are smaller, you don't have a string at the top for hanging and you attach a pin to the back.

Angel Christmas Ornaments and Pins

Below are the modified directions. Please refer to the pictures on the printable page for clarification of the step by step directions. OurVeggieGarden > Crafts and Projects > Robin's Crafts > Ribbon Angel Ornament.