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Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by
drawing structured patterns. It is accessible for all ages and abilities. Students will be able to follow directions and use the steps to complete an abstract drawing called a Zentangle. They will be able to employ simple strokes to build patterns, enhance and shade them and have the ability to observe the rich variety of outcomes produced by different student artists following the same instructions.

Arts and Academic Standards

  • Help students explore and describe the use of ideas, techniques and problem
    solving in the creative process
  • Help students create, present or perform a work of art that demonstrates an idea, mood or feeling using essential elements or organizational principles
  • Give space for students to engage in informed and respectful discussion of issues, events and ideas
  • Help students develop and strengthen their writing skills by planning, revising,
    editing, rewriting or trying a new approach
  • Demonstrate the skills and dispositions needed to be a critical consumer of information
  • Help students reason with shapes and their attributes
  • Explain the reasons why similar investigations may have different results. Help students explore and describe the use of ideas, techniques and problem