Labor of Love: ValenTangle 2021

After a year that had left none of us unchanged, that had kept testing our resilience, there it was: ValenTangle 2021. In English, French, Spanish and Japanese! Like all previous editions, this one was going to be about working with intent to feel connected to the creative process and to each other. Our tools for […]


ValenTangle will start soon. What is it? It’s two weeks of following daily tangle prompts that include hearts/hearttangles, starting the first of February. CZT Marguerite Samama from NL writes the prompts and leads the group. How did it start? It started because Marguerite wanted to get a better relationship with the heart shape. Besides that, […]

Paying Attention

The Summer Day  by Mary Oliver Who made the world?Who made the swan, and the black bear?Who made the grasshopper?This grasshopper, I mean—the one who has flung out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and down—who is gazing around […]

A Booklet of Tiny Tangles

Happy Passover, Easter, Spring… whatever you are celebrating these days. And I hope that you áre celebrating and that you are feeling alive. For the last eight days, I took the time to celebrate the joy of practicing Zentangle. I did that by following the eight video tutorials that accompany Zentangle Project Pack 05. Rick, […]

Tangle Madama

Iedereen die zich met Zentangle gaat bezighouden wordt zich binnen de kortste keren bewust van patronen om zich heen.Ik vorm daarop geen uitzondering! In de zomer van 2017 liep ik in Turijn het Madama museum binnen. Al snel viel mijn oog op een houten paneeldeur uit de Middeleeuwen. In elk paneel was met hout een […]

Valentangle 2017: the heart of the matter.

Many of us find their hearts only after they have lost their minds.-Nietzsche A little over a week ago it was Valentines Day, a celebration of what lives in our hearts. That Tuesday was also the last day of ValentTangle, two weeks of exploring hearts in Zentangle. With over 200 participants from all around the […]

Welcome to ValenTangle 2017

ValenTangle2017 E-Book EN ValenTangle2017 E-Book NL   Dear Tanglers, voilà: the ValenTangle 2017 tangle suggestions for you to download. Looking forward to meeting you all through your artwork and comments!

My 12 days of 3Z’s.

Volgers van mijn FB pagina hebben hem al gezien, het nieuwe type Zentangle tile: de 3Z. Tijdens de eerste grote CZT-reünie in Newport een paar weken terug, werd dit driehoekige kaartje geïntroduceerd. En kort daarop stond hij in de spotlights tijdens de KerstTangle-actie op Zentangle Blogspot. Aan de hand van de carol ‘The twelve days […]

St Patrick’s Day

Al jaren geeft zij regelmatig acte de présence in de Zentangle-wereld: Laura Harms, aka The Diva. Elke week kun je op haar blog namelijk een  ‘challenge’ vinden, jouw tangle werk posten en genieten van andermans invulling van de challenge. Ze heeft er inmiddels 259 gepost. Rick en Maria- oprichters van Zentangle- hebben zelfs een eigen […]