Sunday, March 18, 2012

Zendala LOVE!

The new Zentangle® Zendala prestrung tiles are finally here, and it was worth the wait!!!! Right now they are available through a Certified Zentangle Teacher, but soon will be available at I finally got to sit down and play with this wonderful new product. I've always love using Zentangle to create mandalas. Creating a mandala string can be very daunting. And even though I found a method to help me with that (described on page 10 of Suzanne McNeill's book, Zen Mandalas), I LOVE these prestrung tiles! No thinking, just tangling. Each set has 21 tiles: 3 blanks, and 18 prestrung--2 sets of NINE different strings. The tiles are the same paper used in the official Zentangle tiles... smooth and creamy. I especially love to use the Micron black and brown together.
   If you like the art of Zentangle, you have to give these a try. Doing a Zendala can take you into a deeper level of relaxation. There is something about repeating the same pattern the same amount of times in a circle that is really calming, yet more focused at the same time. It never ceases to amaze me what happens in this process. Time melts away. Lists disappear. Just a sense of being with what is at the end of your fingertips. Pure joy.
   Thank you, Zentangle team, for this amazing gift! I can't wait to teach the next class... coming soon so stay tuned!


  1. Beautiful, but my fav is the red and black mandala!!! Great job here!!!

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    1. They are the MOST fun! The other cool thing is, you could do the same string a hundred times, and it would still be different, just because of the frame of mind it puts you in: the big WHAT IF!

  3. I can't stop doing them! I'm on my second tin....M

    1. By the way, I LOVE the tin too!! It's just all around awesome!

  4. These are so beautiful....can't wait to get mine! I know I will love them already!

  5. It really great creations mandala string look so pretty.Great designs are drawn in the circle.It look so colorful and amazing.

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  6. Love your Zendala's Carole!! I'm ordering mine today and cant wait to get them along with the pdf Zentangle book!!! Tangle on!!!
    ~Peace & Prayers~


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