About Zentangle

Created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas, the Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. In addition to being an art form, practicing the Zentangle Method can offer many other benefits.

The Benefits of Zentangle

  • Fun
  • Relaxing
  • Draws Out Inner Creativity
  • Helps with Brainstorming
  • Reduces Stress
  • Boosts Self-esteem
  • Results in a Beautiful Piece of ArtWork (Huge for those who thought or were told they aren't creative)
  • Nurtures and Develops Creative abilities
  • Helps with Insomnia (Improve sleep by creating a Zentangle before bedtime)
  • Improves Eye/Hand Coordination
  • Develops/Rehabilitates Fine Motor Skills
  • Builds Report among Team Members (Team Building)
  • Used for Group Focus (Team Building)
  • Pain and Addiction Therapy Tool
  • Increases Attention Span and Ability to Concentrate
  • Problem Solving (Redirects focus, perhaps freeing the mind to help)
  • Design Inspiration
  • Stretching and Warm-up for Artists
  • Very Portable (Where other art is not)
  • Empowering