Strircles-Latest official tangle pattern from

The Feb. 8 newsletter is out from I’ve been posting tangle ‘families’–tangles that build off one another, or rely on a similar look.  This month’s official pattern is something similar.  It is an enhancement that can be used with almost any pattern, to make it richer and more intricate.  Molly Hollibaugh, the creator ofContinue reading “Strircles-Latest official tangle pattern from”

My Tangle Patterns: Doguette #4 and Eggit

This week I thought I’d combine another Doguette pattern with a pattern for the agate-like tangle surrounding my doguettes.  Eggit can be use around any shape. It’s a little difficult to show Eggit, because no two agates are alike in the real world.  They won’t be alike in your tangles, either.  The shape at theContinue reading “My Tangle Patterns: Doguette #4 and Eggit”

More about zentangle books

Suzanne McNeil has updated the information on her zentangle books to show a couple of the patterns that can be found in each.  If you are interested to see what you’d get from her books check it out. Zentangle BasicsZentangle Book 2 I also wanted to let you know that Sandy Bartholomew of Beez inContinue reading “More about zentangle books”

My tangle patterns: Heartache, Lachrymose, Mangle and Spindle

I’ve been feeling a bit out-of-sorts lately–not sleeping well.  You can tell by the titles I’ve given these patterns! Lol! I’m posting these together because they are patterns of a kind.   They loop and swirl and invite you to fill in nooks and crannies.  They fit together or stand alone. There are many patterns ofContinue reading “My tangle patterns: Heartache, Lachrymose, Mangle and Spindle”

Last teardrop ~4×4

Last teardrop ~4×4 -For tradeOriginally uploaded by Rose Twofeather Here’s a lovely zen by Rose Twofeather that uses Hoodwink, Lacy, Xpetal and Crossroads, as well as some other fantastic tangles she’s picked up from others. There is so much variety in the way tangles can be used. Even if you use a pattern dreamed upContinue reading “Last teardrop ~4×4”

Suzanne McNeil’s zentangles and books

I’ve discovered another website from a certified zentangle teacher, who is sharing tangle patterns.  I was only able to find three, though the last one is numbered 4. She’s written a couple of zentangle books as well.  I’ve used up my budget for this month, but these are on my list.  If any oneContinue reading “Suzanne McNeil’s zentangles and books”

Raffle Pair-Sun. Feb 14

Raffle Pair-Sun. Feb 14Originally uploaded by molossus aka rooibas And the winner is–HEINANI! Congratulations! ________________________________________ I just got back from the Oregon coast, and I’m feeling so good, I have to give something away! I’m raffling off two 6×6 drawings on vellum bristol. Done with Koh-i-noor rapidosketch & and white gellyroll over Acrylic wash. ToContinue reading “Raffle Pair-Sun. Feb 14”

My tangle patterns:Hoodwink

Bright white and deep red.  The sliced apple has a bold and striking appearance.  How could you not want one or two in your zentangles? I also wanted to show off the cool ATC sized tangle cards I got from Sandra Bartholomew’s zazzle site.  They were on sale for half price (not sure the saleContinue reading “My tangle patterns:Hoodwink”