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We always say that the Zentangle Method attracts really awesome people. We have had the pleasure of working with wonderful Certified Zentangle Teachers (CZT) all over the world and we are excited to share these wonderful people with the entire Zentangle Community. Through our series, CZT Family Tree, we will introduce individual CZTs. Today, we are excited to introduce Oswaldo Burbano Sandoval! --- + --- Name: Oswaldo Burbano Sandoval                                                       CZT#:EU1 and 36 Hometown: Born in Palmira, Valle del Cauca COLOMBIA but national Spanish; lived in MADRID for 20 years now. Favorite tangle: This is hard to say as every tangle...

Everything Old is New Again

Everything Old is New Again

Maria Thomas

Maria writes... I saw this "fountain mouth" piece recently. Originally from Spain from the 12th-13th century (1100-1300), it lives in the Louvre.      But look closely. . . this lion (?) is lovingly covered in the most beautiful of patterns.   The artist(s) could have just etched fur-like marks, with less effort, less time spent, and yet, there are the marks, perhaps meant to entertain the viewer “more”.     And here’s the real kicker:  I see so many tangles in there. 900 or so years ago these guys created tangles. The first one to hit me was the...

The Mystery of the Tangled Legend Book

The Mystery of the Tangled Legend Book

Maria Thomas

Maria writes... Hello all you wonderful, creative, caring, beautiful/handsome tanglers!We recently got a very unusual email here at Zentangle Central. One of our (see above descriptions) tanglers (we will call SF), informed us that we sent her a (most remarkable) legend booklet in her Zentangle Project Pack.   Although she (or he) did not notice it right away because he (or she) assumed it was the way it came,  . . . suddenly noticed, while watching the Zentangle Project Pack videos that accompanied the materials, that many of the spaces were already tangled!   Hmmmm.   In the videos, they spaces were empty,...