Weekly Roundup #179

Hi everyone... I'm trying something new this week. I have organized all the links in several categories. Please let me know in the comments whether you prefer this or not. Thanks!

EVENTS
4th Annual Retreat for CZTs and Avid Tanglers: Oct 23-26, 2014
CanTangle learning event for Certified Zentangle Teachers in 2015

CHALLENGES
It's a String Thing #45 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #46 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #14
Kelly's 30 day creative challenge Day 21
Day 22 - Day 23 - Day 24 - Day 25 - Day 26
Tackle it Tuesday "O" Tangles results compiled by Cheryl Rotnem
Tackle it Tuesday "P" Tangles by Cheryl Rotnem
TanglePatterns String 110 by Beth Snoderly via Linda Farmer
Weekly Challenge #173 "Redux, Remix, Revisit Your Comfort Tangle" by Laura Harms

NEW BOOKS AND PRODUCTS
MY NEW EBOOK: Links to 2000+ patterns and tangles
New book Tangled Stitches by Jane Monk
New Digi Stamps and Coloring Sheets by Norma Burnell
New Zentangle book by Anya Lothrop
Pattern Play: a Zentangle Creativity Boost by Cris Letourneau and Sonya Yencer

GIVEAWAYS
Second Mandala Starter Giveaway by Cindy Angiel
Zentangle Giveaway from Craftside

TUTORIALS
Tiffany Lovering's YouTube Channel
Tutorials: Shade with Niji Brush, Sakura Gelly Roll & Watercolor Pencils by Sharla Hicks
Using paint chips to make tangled bookmarks by Rita Nikolajeva
Zentangle® Inspired Minitutorial ~ Variations on a Tangle by Jean Theurkauf

MEDIA
Squiggles of Serenity (from The Hindu)
The Higher Purpose of Doodling from CBS Sunday Morning

REVIEWS
Review of the Tim Holtz Distress Marker Spritzer Tool by Sandra Strait

TANGLES AND PATTERNS
Btl-Joos tangleation Beadle-Joos by Anya Lothrop
Forest by Helen Brown
How to draw tanglepattern Cyme by Ellen Wolters
How to draw tanglepattern Finery by Ellen Wolters
O-Cee by Chris Gerstner
Rymey by Cindy Angiel
Tangle Refresher 80 by Linda Farmer
Tips for tangling Sue Jacobs' Plaited by Adele Bruno
Windfarm by Margaret Bremner
Woodlock by Sayantika Ray

For all past weekly roundups, click here.

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New eBook: Pattern and Tangle Links

If you are a fan of the Weekly Roundup, you know that each week I post two sets of links. The first is a collection of articles and video links that my be of interest to my readers, and the second consists of links to new patterns and tangles published that week.

I have compiled the 2000+ pattern links from the first three years of the Roundup in an eBook. Click the image below for more information.

Pattern and Tangle Links

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Weekly Roundup #178

Zentangle word cloud

Tangle Organizers

Articles, Videos, Tutorials

ABC of Zentangle...W by Dilip Patel
Challenge and Giveaway - My new book by Judy West
Evolution of my Mookas #8: Update (finally) by Mildred Galliher
Free Mandala Starter by Cindy Angiel
It's a String Thing #44 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #45 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #13
Kelly's 30 day creative challenge Day 14
Day 15 - Day 16 - Day 17 - Day 18 - Day 19 - Day 20
Let Me Show You The Steps by Alice Hendon
Review of the Clairefontaine Triomphe Writing Notepad by Sandra Strait
Sakura's Pigma Micron® Pen video
Tackle it Tuesday "O" Tangles by Cheryl Rotnem
TanglePatterns String 109 by David Rae via Linda Farmer
Tangle Refresher 79 by Linda Farmer
Weekly Challenge #172 "Duotangle - Auraknot vs Mooka" by Laura Harms

Tangles and Patterns

Diamond Fence by Linda Rea
Dutch Diamonds by Alice Hendon
Espree, Elan, Ewah by Melinda Butcher
Jingles by Connie Taylor
Mooka tip by Margaret Bremner
Morse by Margaret Bremner
Stitch by Karry Heun and variations by Mei Hua Teng
Verity by Lila Popcheff
Yah by Emily Classon

For all past weekly roundups, click here.

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Boxes to tangle

I was shopping at Dollarama today and found this in the craft section:

Diecut Boxes

They are die-cut boxes and assorted embellishments. Each one looks like this; as you can see, there is a lot of tangling space.

Diecut Box

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Weekly Zentangle Roundup #177

Zentangle word cloud

Alphabet Stencils

Articles, Videos, Tutorials

Blog Hop With Guest Designer Anna Wight
It's a String Thing #43 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #44 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #12
Kelly's 30 day creative challenge Day 7
Day 8 - Day 9 - Day 10 - Day 11 - Day 12 - Day 13
Mandalas for Rubber Stamping Fans by Cindy Angiel
Moyo magazine - surface pattern design
Negative Image ZIA By Marie Browning
New book: Creative Doodling by Judy West
Review of Peerless Watercolors by Alice Hendon
Slice-and-Dice Projects by Cindy Angiel
TanglePatterns String 108 by Joan Delony via Linda Farmer
Weekly Challenge #171 "Beads of Courage" by Laura Harms
Zendala Dare #94 by Erin Koetz Olson

Tangles and Patterns

ConneSSes by Diana Schreur
How to draw tanglepattern Scarabou by Ellen Wolters
Krinkle by Lila Popcheff
Tips for Tangling Nipa by Adele Bruno

For all past weekly roundups, click here.

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Weekly Zentangle Roundup #176

Zentangle word cloud

Alphabet Stencils

Articles, Videos, Tutorials

AlphaTangle - the App by Sandy Bartholomew
Calm Down and Get Your Zentangle On from Psychology Today
Five Methods for Drawing Patterned Mandalas by Cindy Angiel
Gelly Roll Pen Giveaway from Sakura
Hand Lettering: A Step By Step Guide to Layouts by Sakura
It's a String Thing #42 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #43 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #11
Kelly's 30 day creative challenge Intro
- Day 1 - Day 2 - Day 3 - Day 4 - Day 5 - Day 6
Pattern Inspiration by Lila Popcheff
Slice-and-Dice Projects by Cindy Angiel
Tackle it Tuesday "N" Tangles results compiled by Cheryl Rotnem
TanglePatterns String 107 by Lily Moon via Linda Farmer
Watercolor Backgrounds for your Doodles or Zentangle by Kathy Long
Weekly Challenge #170 "UMT Bugles - by Joyce Evans" by Laura Harms
Zentangle® Peek-A-Boo Windows by Suzanne McNeill

Tangles and Patterns

Chainmaille by Suzanne McNeill
Crux by Henrike Bratz
Fogones and Shrumps by Kathryn Jacoby
How to draw tanglepattern Jute by Ellen Wolters
Lipsy by Dorothy Allison
Rivet by Chris Gerstner
Tips for Tangling Hypnotic by Adele Bruno
Tropicana by Kate Ahrens
Twistine by Jennifer Hohensteiner
Vercut by JJ LaBarbera
Viaduct by Wayne Harlow
Zonked by Barbara Finwall

For all past weekly roundups, click here.

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From my sketchbook

Here is some recent work from my sketchbook.

This first page has some tangling in circles, coloured and shaded with Prismacolor French Greys.

from sketchbook

Then, some Aquafleur and some strings inspired by Helen Williams.

from sketchbook

And more circles, with tangling and coloured pencil.

from sketchbook

 

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Tangled owl

This owl is based on a template by Ben Kwok. Ben's templates are available to members of his Facebook group Ornation Creation.

tangled owl

You can see my coloured pencil version of this owl here.

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Weekly Zentangle Roundup #175

Zentangle word cloud

Tangle Organizers

Articles, Videos, Tutorials

All Tangled Up! by Penny Raile
It's a String Thing #41 Tiles compiled by Adele Bruno
It's a String Thing #42 by Adele Bruno
Joey's weekly tangle challenge #10
Organising tangle patterns using Evernote by Helen Williams
Playing with Shape Tape and Watercolor Techniques by Sandra Strait
Review of the Banditapple Carnet Pocket Book Size by Sandra Strait
Tackle it Tuesday "M" Tangles results compiled by Cheryl Rotnem
Tackle it Tuesday "N" Tangles by Cheryl Rotnem
TanglePatterns String 106 by Kim English via Linda Farmer
Tangle Refresher 78 by Linda Farmer
Weekly Challenge #169 "String Theory: Circles" by Laura Harms
Why I like Daler-Rowney Graduate Metallic Acrylic paints by Sandra Strait
Zentangle Newsletter May 22nd, 2014

Tangles and Patterns

Cubz by K.N. Malathi
Fayor and Nema by Olga
Flaminga by Dorothy Allison
How to draw tanglepattern Flower Vine by Ellen Wolters
How to draw tanglepattern Juke by Ellen Wolters
How to draw tanglepattern Locar by Ellen Wolters
Telif and Quedya by Olga
Tips for Tangling Knightsbridge by Adele Bruno
Turn by Mei Hua Teng
Whirl video by Helen Williams

For all past weekly roundups, click here.

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Owl in coloured pencil

This owl is based on a template by Ben Kwok.
Ben's templates are available to members of his Facebook group Ornation Creation.

Owl from Ben Kwok template

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