Pencil line drawn from one dot to the next until it creates a closed shape to use as a foundation for your Zentangle® design.
Certified Zentangle® Teacher – one who has been trained by the founders of Zentangle®, Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts, and accredited by them personally to teach this artform.
Four marks made to initiate your design and used in creating a border.
Pencil pathway drawn within / over your bordered area to define areas to tangle; intended as a suggestion, not a requirement.
A pattern created by repetitive, deliberate marks of a minimal number.
A rendition of a tangle pattern that remains recognizable but contains variation of line, fill or other elements that differ from the usual norm.
3.5 x 3.5 inch square of 100% cotton, acid-free, high quality art paper.
There are two different artworks that are called Zendalas within the Zentangle® community. These are:
a) A circle filled with tangle patterns, done with or without a string guide and / or
b) A circle of radiating, repetitive shapes that are then filled with tangles.
Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is done on a tile, is non-representational and without defined orientation.
Zentangle® Inspired Art
A Zentangle® is done on a tile,is non-representational and without defined orientation while Zentangle Inspired Art draws on this tradition of repetitive and deliberate pattern creation within a more planned environment, such as a line drawing, recognizable object or larger format.
An acronym for Zentangle® Inspired Art.