Where I Teach

I teach at the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum's Art Institute and in my art studio in Tucson, AZ and weekly at a local shelter for women who are experiencing homelessness. Occasionally I teach in other states. I don't have group classes in the summer, but do teach individual students.

Classes I Teach

In my Art Studio:

• Introduction to Zentangle Basics: 

Level I
• Building on the Basic: Level II 
• High Focus Tangles: Level III 

  • Take these classes in order

• Nature Tangles
• New Fangled String & Colored Backgrounds for Tangles
• Reticula & Fragments
• Renaissance Tiles
• The Expanding Boundaries of Zentangle
• Black, Black/White & Two-Toned Tiles
• Scratchboard Tangling 

  • All classes are small 
  • 2 1/2 -3 hours
  • $40 
  • Private lesson are available


At the Art Institute/Desert Museum

• Zentangle of Desert gourds

• Zentangle at the Desert Museum

• ABRACADABRA!

• Introduction: The World of Patterns


At a Location of Your Choosing:

• Zin & Zen: Wine & Tangling with your  Friends
• A Tangle of Kids
• Family Affair: Mixed Generational Fun
• Team Building for Businesses

  •  No experience is necessary
  • The class structure depends on what you want
  •  In a location of your choosing
  • The fee depends on the event and number of participants

Class Descriptions

Current Class Schedule

September 30, 2019

Black, Black/White & Two-Toned Tiles

(FULL; opening in January 2020; see below)


November 1 & 2, 2019 

Zentangle on Desert Gourds Locally grown gourds are a lovely surface for drawing "tangles" (patterns) in black, brown, red, and white inks. Come learn about selecting and preparing gourds as well as techniques for working on their surface.  (Perquisite: Some experience drawing Zentangle patterns on paper.)

Art Institute/Desert Museum

Registration:   (520) 883-3024 OR

 Art Institute


November 9 & 10, 2019

ABRACADABRA! 

 Simple backgrounds for journals, pen & inks, collages, clay boards, notecards…There are lots of interesting, simple, and FUN ways to work “behind the scenes” other than with watercolor.  This two day class includes hands-on exploration AND a day for creating projects with stains, marbling, printing and inventing new techniques. (No experience necessary!)
Art Institute/Desert Museum

Registration:   (520) 883-3024 OR

 Art Institute


January, 2020 

Black, Black/White & Two-Toned Tiles

Spaces available


January, 2020 

Introduction to Zentangle Basics: 

Level I

Spaces available



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