In The Great Zentangle Book, Certified Zentangle Teacher Beate Winkler provides simple and clear directions for creating 101 classic tangles. Captivating creative minds the world over, the art of the Zentangle evokes meditation practices to create seemingly complicated line drawings that are actually easy to learn. These 101 step-by-step Zentangle patterns will help you relax while creating approachable and beautiful works of art. Beginners will learn everything about getting started—from materials and tools to basic terminology and techniques. Those who have tangled before will gain inspiration from the variations presented by Winkler and her tangling friends from around the globe, including Zentangle founders Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Along with tips for mastering the craft and behind-the-tangle stories from designers, this compendium of patterns will provide you with hours of instruction. With The Great Zentangle Book, keep up to date on current Zentangle trends with new, delicate bijou tiles and find inspiration for your own Zentangle artwork while learning fascinating information and techniques. Relax, and set your creative mind free as each pen stroke brings you a little closer to your center.
Beate Winkler is the author of The Great Zentangle Book and Zentangle for Kids. She is by origin German, but spent some time abroad in the Netherlands, Thailand, Spain (on Mallorca), and in the US, and is now based in Hamburg (Germany). She worked as a trainer and sales person. Ten years ago she decided to get back to her passion and to be a professional crafter.