“The Zentangle Method is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.”
“Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks and plays in freedom.” ~Arnaud Desjardins -
Purpose – Zentangle provides the opportunity for the individual to reach a calm and relaxed state of mind. Zentangle is not just an art form, but also a form of meditation mindfulness and stress reduction. One refrains from planning and allows lines and shapes to unintentionally emerge on the paper.
Some of the benefits of Zentangle
-Calming an anxious mind -Increasing self-confidence
-There are NO MISTAKES -Creative aimlessness
With the Zentangle Method, anyone can create beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is easy to learn and easy to do. Start with simple patterns (bottom left) and progress to beautiful patterns.
Fun and Relaxing
Creating Zentangle art provides a fun and lighthearted way to relax and intentionally facilitate a shift in focus and perspective. The Zentangle Method is sufficiently structured and organized so you can enjoy and benefit from an activity that otherwise might be considered whimsical.
Everything you need to create beautiful Zentangle art can fit in your pocket. This easy to learn method of relaxed focus can be done almost anywhere, alone or in groups, without any special abilities or costly equipment.
It is an empowering and uplifting experience to learn that you can deliberately relax and intentionally direct your attention while creating beautiful works of art.