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BELLOWS FALLS >> Immanuel Retreat Center, a retreat and conference center presenting music, art and spirituality programs offers two Zentangle meditative drawing classes on Saturday. Both classes take place at Currier Hall, 12 Church St., Bellows Falls.

Art as Meditation, from 10 a.m. t0 12:30 p.m., introduces this fun, easy to learn and relaxing art form that anyone can do. Create beautiful art with structured patterns. Learn to let go of expectations and be in the moment with pen and pencil.

Zentangle 201, (advanced, prior experience with Zentangle, such as the morning, class, is required) from 1:30 to 4 p.m., introduces pattern play using the magic of Zentangle intentional drawing. This class focuses on more mysterious tangle patterns, as well as creative use of layout with unique string ideas. The cost is $35 per person with paper included bring your micron pens or you can purchase another from the instructor. Please not that this is an advanced class. Prior Zentangle experience required. Take the Intro class in the morning and then this class in the afternoon.

Fun and relaxing, Zentangle helps increase focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction and an increased sense of personal well-being and calm. A wonderful practice for both the non-artist and artist alike, if you can write your name, you can create magical art!


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Zentangle is Art for Everyone! Even if you have never drawn a line, you can pick up a pen and make a beautiful piece of art the very first time.

Each class costs $45 regular tuition. Register in advance at www.immanuelretreat.org. For further information call 802-460-0110.