Hidden Treasures

New Year usually means new beginnings and for many of us, new resolutions.  Instead of making resolutions to improve myself (why set myself up for more stress?)  I like the idea of choosing one or two focus words, ones that reflect the Zentangle philosophy of...

Tangle List

So many tangle patterns, so little time!  It can be overwhelming, the number of patterns out there.  And while there are a plethora of wonderful patterns to choose from, sometimes you just want to find a way to keep track of the ‘official’ patterns from the Zentangle...

Choosing a Class

“This is cool; why don’t you teach a class on this?”So many great ideas out there, and so many people interested!  The trick is mixing and matching it just right; selecting classes where there is enough interest, the right timing, and the perfect...

Peeking into A Tangler’s Mind

I’ve been a fan of ‘A Tanglers Mind’ for some time – I enjoy seeing Lynn Mead’s work on Facebook and following her experiments and adventures in her blog, but it was her recent post on the Golden Spiral that reminded me it was time to take another look at her website....

Rules are in pencil, not stone

We have a love/hate relationship with rules.  Like schedules, we grate against them, but if we don’t have them we end up feeling aimless, and we craft them ourselves. I think Zentangle is a lot like that.  The idea of a blank page is daunting, whether you are writing...