Experience Zentangle® and more

You can draw!

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Surprise yourself!

Unleash your inner artist. Suitable for all skill levels. Zentangle® is an easy, fun and stress-free method of drawing beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Patterns can be transformed, combined, altered and repeated to make unlimited designs. 

One Stroke at a Time®

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You can't fail. 

If you can draw the letters  i,C,S, and O, you can "tangle". This practice will teach you how to draw fascinating designs or improve your existing drawing skills. Also a fun warm up for artists. www.Zentangle.com

Relax

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Enjoy drawing effortlessly.
You will never run out of designs and ideas to draw. There are hundreds of patterns to choose from or design your own. 

Learn

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Zentangle is meditative, boosts artistic confidence, helps with hand-eye coordination and is a fun brain exercise. Once you learn Zentangle, you'll never see the world exactly the same. 

Share the big news

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Take a class at the local art centers. Join your friends and host your own class in your home or facility. Once you take the basic introduction, there is a lot  more to explore. Share this with your club or organization. Contact The Create Escape to receive email updates or schedule a class. 

Zentangle is only the beginning

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Zentangle® can lead to other possibilities.
Scroll down to view a variety of Zentangle related classes and more.   

Basic Zentangle® Classes

Zentangle Intro

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Experience Zentangle, an easy-to-learn, step-by-step method of drawing beautiful, playful patterns that can be altered, combined or repeated to create amazing designs. Zentangle soothes the mind, 
promotes creativity and boosts artistic confidence. Suitable for all skill levels.  All materials are included.
www.Zentangle.com

Zentangle Basics and Beyond

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Boost your artistic confidence. Zentangle is easy, fun, stress-free and meditative. Learn everything you need to create beautiful designs that can be combined, altered or repeated. Take Zentangle to the next step; Z.I.A. (Zentangle Inspired Art).  Learn the basics in the first class. During the next three weeks, we'll explore Zendalas, colored gel pens on black paper and a 3-D pyramid.
No prerequisite.
All materials are provided. 

Zendalas®

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Relax while you design and color a round "Zendala."  This lesson is designed for anyone who has taken the Zentangle Intro or Zentangle Basics and Beyond.  
Learn several new Zentangle patterns.  
All materials are provided.   

Zentangle Related Beyond the basics

Zentangle in the Shade

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Learn how to bring your tangles to life with shading techniques using a graphite  pencil and tortillion (shading tool).
Prerequisite: Zentangle Intro or
Zentangle Beyond the Basics.
All materials are provided. 

Zentangle Mixed Media

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Take Zentangle to another level with a variety of techniques using acrylic paint, resist, stencils, stamps and more to create colorful, spontaneous drawings. All materials are included. 

Zen Garden

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If you've taken the Zentangle Intro or Zentangle Beyond the Basics, jump into this exciting new project. Learn a variety of floral inspired tangles and how to create a bouquet or garden theme.  All materials are provided.

Inspired by Zentangle

New! Acrylic Coasters

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These heavy-duty acrylic coasters snap together to hold a 3.5" Zentangle paper tile. They are equipped with tiny but powerful magnets to display your work on a fridge or other metal surfaces. Starting with stencils, we will divide the outline and fill in the areas with exciting patterns. Coloring is optional. No prior Zentangle lessons required. All materials are provided including 4 coasters.

Paint n' Shells

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Transform local seashells into beautiful treasures. Learn my easy step-by-step method of decorating seashells using a variety of paints, pens, glitter and more. Brighten someone's day with a colorful gift from the sea or incorporate the method in other projects. No prior experience needed. All materials are provided including a PDF shell painting manual.

Zen Gems

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Amaze your friends! No prior Zentangle classes needed. Learn how to enhance  your Zentangle designs with this easy step-by-step method of creating beautiful lifelike gems using colored pencils. Then create a small  metal pendant using one of your gems. All materials are provided.

Wait, there's more...

New! Funtastical Paper Flowers

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Join your friends for this whimsical origami flower event. Create the perfect handmade gift or captivating centerpiece for any occasion. Choose from a variety of colored papers, colored tape, pipe cleaners, wire, craft gems and more to embellish your flowers. 

No prior training needed.
Also learn a handy origami pocket to hold toothpicks, fortunes, name place cards and more.  All materials are provided. 

New! Better Than Bows

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Learn an easy-to-master layering technique to create beautiful gift bags and decorative boxes with a multitude of papers and other embellishments. No prerequisite.
Supplies and gift bags are provided.   

Host or customize a class

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 Contact The Create Escape to talk about hosting or creating custom art activities in the Southwest Florida area.