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Zentangle with Springfield Museum

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Anything is possible, one stroke at a time!

When you see the word, Zentangle, you focus on the word, Zen, which makes you think of relaxing, maybe meditating in a garden.

Zentangle combines relaxation with drawing something beautiful, something that you can give as a gift to someone or keep for yourself.

Annette Chittenden, a Museum School instructor at the Springfield Museums, gives us an introduction to Zentangle Botanical Drawing. Zentangle drawing involves combinations of dots, lines, curves, and orbs in structured patterns that are easy to learn. Many find this method of drawing relaxing and a fun way to create beautiful images.

You are welcome to download the following templates which are used as a guide throughout this course.

  1. 1. Zen Card Tangles samples of the different Zentangle patterns.
  2. 2. Zen Card Resources – Description of the art of Zentangle by Annette, along with a detailed list of resources.
  3. 3. Zen Card Alphabet – Simple lettering examples to add to create a personalized card.
  4. 4. Zen Card Supply Sheet– the list of supplies used in the video to create a Zentangle card

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