Sunday, May 21, 2017

Starfish Ribbon Tangle Pattern Lesson # 185

Starfish Ribbon by Nicole Dreyer is such a beautiful tangle with lots of possibilities. My computer crashed and I was not able to edit and post on my regular time, but I think you will find this worth the wait. Shop at my store for the fun round tiles I used here.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Oh! Well Remake tangle lesson # 184

Oh! Well tangle pattern came to me when I was trying to draw free hand tangle pattern "Well" I just could not remember all the steps. I guess that is what happens sometimes. I did a remake video because this was my first video and why anyone watched it I don't know. Enjoy the remake.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ricks Paradox in the Round Tangle Lesson # 183

Paradox in the round, I call all Paradox tangles Ricks Paradox so you will here me say that often. I love doing this tangle you are always surprised with the outcome. Have fun doing it on round tiles. Check out the store tab for round tiles.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Showgirl Revisited Tangle Lesson # 182

Showgirl revisited, I chose this tangle because I have a new camera and love how this tangle looks. So easy to fill up a space quickly and is soft and yet dramatic. Try shading with colored pencils how fun. Enjoy! doing Showgirl over and over.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Reticual Review with ING and Glace Tangle Lesson # 181

Review of Reticula, with ING and Glace tangle patterns. I hope this will help with what is a Reticula. I was having fun with ING in my template Live if better when you're Laughing. Check out other templates on my website here

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Xircus Tangle Pattern Lesson # 180

Xircus, is a wonderful tangle not very often used. I like tangles I can do free hand, no grid, and this is one of them. Xircus is an official tangle from I think you will love. Along with a fun template for Mothers day. Available at my store.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

The Alphabet Tangle Lesson # 179

I found a fun Alphabet template in my cleaning, and thought you might find it fun to do also. I use Gelly Roll pens as well as Micro PN pens, all by Sakura. You can find more pictures at below

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Reticula and Fragments Tangle Lesson # 178

I have be in a little dark place the past couple of days, I thought I had lost my creative spirit. What some authors call writers block.
 Well I have had artist block. Still working on getting it back. 

Here is the lesson for today. Reticula and Fragments once I got over the fact that a reticula was more then a grid pattern I was able to draw. Reticula can be square, round, triangular, oblong or what every shape you like. The fill it with fragments of tangles. 

Have fun.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Zentangle Inspired Art ZIA # 177

On a little vacation so I here are a few ZIA Zentangle Inspired Art. pieces I found when cleaning out my studio. Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Be Joyful Coloring Tangles # 176

Be Joyful, and add a little color to your tangles. I was cleaning out my studio and came across this tangle I had copied a few prints. I just called out for color. Hope you enjoy this project. Get your own copy of Be Joyful 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Stella Revisited Part 2 Lesson # 175

Part 2 of Stella Revisited, I started to draw before I turned on the camera.
I am sorry.
I am sure you understand what it is like when you are working on a project. 
Just want to get going on it! I have added a few tangle I think you will like. 

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Stella Revisited Tangle Lesson # 174 Part one

Stella Revisited is a two part lesson, this is part one. enjoy the fun here is my original 

Original Stella Video

This is a work in progress.  Next video you will see the finished ZIA. 
 Love this one done on black.
 Fun look for Stella!
Gray paper is one of my favorite papers.  Love the shading on this one.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dingbatz Tangle Lesson # 173

Dingbatz or Dingbats depending on if you are a tangler or not. 
Yes it is a real word and thing. I love drawing them. Enjoy!
 In typography, a dingbat (sometimes more formally known as a printer's ornament or printer's character) is an ornament, character, or spacer used in typesetting, often employed for the creation of box frames. The term continues to be used in the computer industry to describe fonts that have symbols and shapes in the positions designated for alphabetical or numeric characters.

I did a few singles of tangle patterns so I had a reference to go by. Enjoy!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Dyon, Drupe, FOF, 1,2,3, go to tangles Tangle lesson # 172

Hope this is a fun Saturday lesson, I was going to be the tangles I taught this week and look what came out of my pen. Dyon, Drupe, FOF, 123,  Joyful and lots of go to tangles.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Drupe Tangle Pattern lesson # 171

Drupe is a Zentangle®-original tangle pattern introduced by co-founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Variants can include shading, striping by filling in alternating areas, and whatever else you can think of, this makes wonderful flowers.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Fracas Tangle Pattern Lesson # 170

Fracas is one of the original “102” Zentangle®-original tangles, Fracas begins with the same central “crossing strokes” that establish the basis for Drupe and other similar tangles.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Balloya Tangle Pattern Lesson # 169

Balloya, Poke Root, Fescu, Printemps, Flux and Mooka are all the tangles I used in this video. Enjoy the lessons.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

5C Aura Tangle Lesson Pattern #168

5C Aura is another tangle by Ina Sonnenmoser lots of echoing in this tangle. I great tangle to use when you need a little tangle therapy, not much work but lots of fun to do. The results are fantastic. Support this channel by shopping for tangle supplies at

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

5C Wrapped Tangle Pattern Lesson #167

5C Wrapped tangle comes to us from Ina Sonnenmoser what a great tangle it seams to just flow right out of your pen. You can add embellishments or color to change this tangle . Thank you Ina for this tangle. Support for this channel comes by shopping at my store.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

April Fools Rixty Tangle Pattern Lesson #166

April Fools Rixty tangle pattern is a twist on Rixty that I learned from one of my students. I love it when you can change a pattern and make something fun and new. You will love this tangle. Thank you Jean Taylor Starr Pace for this tangle. Support this channel by shopping here.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Squid Tangle Pattern Lesson #165

Squid tangle pattern lesson, is a whimsical and one of the 102 Zentangle®-original tangles introduced by co-founders of Zentangle Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts. I love the versatility of this tangle. I use it as blades of grass, flower peddles, and much more. Support this channel by shopping at

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bunzo Tangle Pattern Lesson #164

Bunzo is one of fist 102 tangle. I love the simple look and ease of drawing. support this channel by shopping at

This is the template I did, available in the store to download. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ballace Tangle Lesson Pattern #163

his charming tangle pattern, Ballace, is by Taiwan tangler Mei Hua Ten, aka Damy. You will find this an easy playful tangle you will use in lots of ways. I like it as a border tangle. Check out the new pen I am using on this tangle Micron PN by Sakura. I love it. Time will tell is it can hold up to my heavy hand in drawing. Check out to support this channel.
I love the look of this tile with a little striping on the side of Ballace. 

Ballace done as a border with some fun tangle in the center.