Zentangle for Beginners – Step by Step Tutorial for How to Draw a Zentangle

Step by step instructions for how to get started with Zentangles.

Learn something new, with Mr. New! This video explains the steps for creating a Zentangle. Starts with a discussion of “strings,” and then explains some of the methods of creating different types of patterns. If you like this Zentangle tutorial, check out my playlist about how to doodle your own Zentangle patterns:

This is how I begin teaching Zentangles to my fifth grade students. I have also taught the same ideas at a slower pace to students as young as Kindergarten. If you use this video in your classroom, let me know how it works for you!

You’re never too young (or old) to learn how to draw!

How to Make Your Own Zentangle Patterns:

The materials used are:

6×9 inch drawing paper (half of a 9×12 sheet):
Sharpie marker:
Ultra fine point Sharpie pen:
Or get the Twin-Tip Sharpie:
Dixon Ticonderoga #2 Pencil:

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