What is Zentangle®

easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images
The Zentangle® Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.


From the official Zenatangle site
Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being. The Zentangle Method is enjoyed all over this world across a wide range of skills, interests and ages. We believe that life is an art form and that our Zentangle Method is an elegant metaphor for deliberate artistry in life.


In addition to creating beautiful images and expressions of creativity the Zentangle method is an empowering process which calms, relieves stress, develops fine motor and hand eye co-ordination. If you have ever felt the need to say ‘ I am not an artist’ then engaging with Zentangles will open a new door to your creative spirit that you never knew you had.

Gillian McAuliffe Zentangle

Zentangle® Australia


Gillian McAuliffe is a Certified Zentangle Teacher, personally taught and certified by the founding artists of Zentangle. Gillian offers a range of workshops and classes for fellow educators to bring back to their classrooms or for their own personal relaxation.


School children will benefit from the art by building resilience in those muscles needed for fine motor work and handwriting as well as reduced stress, increased focus, mindfulness and maintaining their image as an artist beyond early childhood.


People who are tackling life challenges such as depression, illness, stress or disability may find that engaging in the Zentangle method will assist them to find peace in their lives.