Zentangle® is a fun and relaxing way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
What is Zentangle®?
Zentangle® designs are created by the founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas and are made with a combination of 4 elemental strokes.
Zentangle® is a meditative art that brings you to a state of mindfulness as you draw each line and connect them together. You learn to focus and concentrate more on your art.
You say you can't draw? If you can write your name or draw a straight line you can learn the Zentangle® drawing method.
Benefits of Zentangle®
- It's portable-you can do it anywhere. The "tiles" (specialty paper) measure 3.5" square.
- It's unplugged-no technology needed.
- Simple tools-Micron Pen, graphite pencil and tortillon
- No talent needed.
- Builds confidence.
- Makes you more aware of what you are drawing.
- Gives you empowerment!
The History of Zentangle®
The Zentangle®method of drawing came to be when the founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas saw a need that people yearned to be creative. They created eight simple steps in their drawing method. The first and last steps are Gratitude, taking time to appreciate what is around you and to come into a quiet state of mind so the learning and creativity may begin. May your journey be a peaceful and creative one.