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Estimated Completion Time

6 Weeks


Have you ever heard of zentangling? In this enrichment experience, students will create a unique self-portrait that incorporates the skill of zentangling.  Students will learn about the use of line and pattern through zentangles, while also learning the basics of color theory.  Each week, students will focus on a new skill to further their ‘ZenTangled Hair’ portrait.  In the final week, students will have a completed zentangle-inspired piece of artwork!

This enrichment experience will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 1:00pm. The session will run for six weeks starting the week of June 19th.

Instructor will contact each enrolled student with more information, and a list of any required materials.

During this course, you will learn career-related skills and earn a badge for this accomplishment. A badge is a digital certification of your career-related learning that you can share on social media and higher education platforms, or with colleges, potential employers, peers, and colleagues. Select this link to learn more about badges.


Course Requirements

Required Materials:

Drawing paper or computer paper

Thin black sharpie

Broad tipped markers

Major Topics and Concepts

Week 1: Zentangle Practice

Week 2: Hairstyles and Color

Week 3: Self Portrait

Week 4: Photo Selection and Layout

Week 5: Zentangles

Week 6: Tangled Hair Project

Credits .125

For Students Grade 3 - 5


  • Color, Line, and Pattern
    Students will demonstrate an understanding of line, shape, pattern, and color by analyzing the use of line, shape, pattern, and color in art, and applying them to an original piece of art.



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