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Many of my patterns have a video demonstrating how to draw them.

Just select the video you would like to watch from the drop down menu (top left on the video below).

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I'm frequently asked about the tools and supplies that I use, the video below is a run through of what I'm currently using:


  1. Love to watch your videos. I have used a lot of your patterns and I really like to see and hear you demonstrate and tell us what you are doing. Thank you so much for taking the time to make these videos and books to help us see your wonderful patterns!
    Barb B, CZT

    1. You're welcome, Barb :) Great to hear you're enjoying them! h

  2. LOVE watching your video's The way you teach is fabulous!

  3. Hi
    Love your tangles...what pen are you using


    1. Hi Joy. Thank you :) I have different favourites all the time but my mainstays are Sakura Micron 0.1 and 0.2 and Unipin 0.1 and 0.2 fine liners. Helen

  4. Merci beaucoup! Vos dessins sont vraiment très beaux et vous êtes bien généreuse de nous les montrer ainsi. ;-)

  5. Ich finde Deine einzelnen Muster so super. Wenn ich Dir zu sehe, ist es soooo einfach. Aber, wie ich Dir bereits geschrieben habe, weiss ich nicht mehr, wo ich beginnen soll. Ich habe bereits ein Zentangle-Tagebuch gekauft. Stifte, Kacheln, zwei Bücher mit div. Mustern. Da ich normalerweise Acryl-Bilder auf Leinwand male, bin ich eine Perfektionistin.... Dies überträgt sich leider auch auf Zentangle.... Ich habe bis jetzt immer ganze Bildchen gemalt, als Karten zu Geburtstage, Weihnachten, usw. Aber, ich kann keine einzelnen Muster.... Wo beginne ich am besten????
    Liebe Grüsse, Susann Sturzenegger

    1. Hi Susanne. Thank you! I think the best place to start is by practicing patterns and seeing where they lead you. Joining a challenge group is always good too - try - as you can work to a set of guidelines and see how others interpret it too. Hope this helps. Helen

  6. Helen, thank you for ALL the time and effort you expend to create and share your videos!! Watching you draw, observing the details of direction and variations in speed, is VERY helpful to me. As a visual learner, sometimes the static stepouts aren't quite enough for me to "get the hang of it". Also, to my American-born ears, the lilt of your Australian "accent" adds a delightful, personal component to the video experience. It's ALWAYS a delight to see (and hear) you draw! Much gratitude ... :)

    1. Thanks, Jan, that's lovely to hear :) I'm very glad to know that my videos are useful to you :)


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