Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 6:00 PM EDT
Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 4:00 PM EDT

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This event is on-line using the Zoom platform. Attendees will need access to Zoom and adequate internet connection.


Elaine Huffman 
TangleU Productions 


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Elaine Huffman founded TangleU Productions in 2013. TangleU Productions is a woman owned business in western Massachusetts. TangleU Productions provides in-person and virtual classes and retreats for artists at every point in their creative journey. Offerings include ZentangleŽ Inspired classes, mixed media, bookbinding, quilting, fabric arts and more!

As a self-supporting artist for over 25 years, Elaine creates in fabric, paint, mixed media and Zentangle inspired arts. For more information on Elaine and TangleU Productions click here.


TangleU 2021 is currently full. We are accepting names for a waiting list and you will be notified when/if additional spots are added.  
The Tangle U Conference for CZTs is the premier continuing education event for CZTs*. In 2021 we are 100% online:
  • All of the TangleU Traditions!
  • Attend from home! 
  • No travel expense or hassle.
  • All classes are LIVE and RECORDED so you can learn on your schedule!
  • The entire event is hosted on Teachable and Zoom.
  • April 29 - May 2, 2021
For the first time ever you can attend TangleU from home, on your own schedule, and in your PJs if you like!  TangleU 2021 is currently full. We are accepting names for a waiting list and whne we open new spots you will be notified. 

Become a TangleU Alumni! 
  • TangleU Alumni are well respected for their commitment to advancing ZentangleŽ and ZIA art!
  • TangleU Alumni sign-up first for all in-person events! 
  • TangleU Alumni have the network of alumni for inspiration, support and friendship! 
TangleU 2021 Conference for CZTs is completely online from April 29 - May 2! Sign-up today! $250 holds your spot! **

*CZTs are certified by ZentangleŽ, Inc.
** Balance due 3/1/21

Your TangleU Tuition Includes:
  • Outstanding classes taught by the top CZTs
  • Entire Event is LIVE AND RECORDED so you can watch when you like and review as needed! 
  • Teachable platform for event communications, handouts, lesson plans, recordings and bonus materials!
  • Open Studio - in time zone sensitive groups!  
  • Huge Supply Kit and Swag mailed directly to you!
  • The yearly button! A TangleU Tradition!
  • Tile Swap and huge virtual mosaic!
  • Great lunch chatter at our optional Sack Lunch Social
  • Lifetime Alumni Benefits including Early Registration for all in person events
  • Certificate upon Completion
  • September and January Reunions!
All Tangle U Teachers are CZTs and all of your classes are designed to "take and teach". You will leave with lesson plans, resources and examples ready for you to teach to your local students! 

About Your Classes:
Dr. Seuss Garden ZIA with Marie Browning - 3 hour class
Learn how to design a whimsical flower garden ZIA and then add brilliant color with watercolor markers. This encore presentation will include new tangles, new worksheets, a color guide and a new teaching guide to ensure your success.

Mad About Mooka: An Art Nouveau Odyssey with Brian Crimmins - 3 hour class
Drawing inspiration from the Art Nouveau period (1890-1910), and artists such as Gustav Klimt and Alphonse Mucha.

Igniting the Spark through Play with Lynn Mead - 5 hour class
This class is about the creative process. It’s about using the Zentangle concept of breaking down complex looking projects into simple step by step tasks and having fun doing it. And when the process is complete, the end result will surprise you.

Colorful Exploration with ZentangleŽ with Romi Marks- 3 hour class
Romi will guide you through her color techniques while you Create a beautiful and colorful tangled design.

Next Level Cairns and Bridge with Jennifer Cottrell - 3 hour class
Learn the magic string and magic shading behind Jennifer's fabulous rock techniques while you create her all new design with a bridge!

  • Open Studios - scheduled at time zone friendly times. Hosted by TangleU Zoom volunteers they are a way to connect, make friends, see old friends and share ideas!
  • Sack Lunch Social - Friday, Saturday and Sunday we will take a longish mid-day break so there is ample time to stretch, refresh and have a meal. During this time we will leave the Zoom Studio open and you can pop in and out to chat and socialize with other students!
  • Facebook Group -TangleU CZT Conference has a vibrant private Facebook group!
  • Teachable Chat Chat online in via the Teachable platform
  • Tile Swap - Chris Titus returns to design another awesome swap! Details will be sent to students in early March.


Click this link for the TangleU 2021 Conference for CZTs At-a-Glance PDF.  It includes information on Open Studios, Sack Lunch Socials, Swap and more! 

The Schedule:
Thursday April 29, 2021, 6 - 9 p.m. Eastern Time
Friday April 30, 2021, 10 - 5 Eastern Time 
Saturday May 1, 2021, 10 - 5 Eastern Time
Sunday May 2, 2021, 10 - 4:30 Eastern Time

Early Bird - $250 hold my spot $629 due on March 1, 2021
Early Bird - Pay in full $849
After 1/5/21 - $250 hold my spot $829 due on March 1, 2021
After 1/5/21 - Pay in Full $1049
International/Canadian shipping: $60 

I can't wait to see all of you smiling back at me from your Zoom windows! It's going to be a fabulous event and I'm looking forward to seeing each of you!
Stay home, Stay safe, and keep Creating!