Introduction: Skyrim Map Markers

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Woke up the other morning and I really wanted the Skyrim markers. Because I always wake up with Skyrim on my brain ?. So I decided I was going to make some. Didn't take a lot to make these so I figured I would share how I did them.

Now this is not limited to just Skyrim markers. You could apply this to anything!

Step 1: What You Will Need

Not a lot goes into making these.

Balsa wood, or any material that is easy for you to cut through
Paints or spray paints
Sand paper
Wood glue

Step 2: Getting the Image

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Surfing the web I finally came across some images that were not pixelated.
When you find the right ones you want to use, Saved them. Open up a word document or whatever you use to resize pictures and print. But make sure all of the images are roughly the same size. No special reason, just looks good I guess.

Step 3: Cutting Out and Transferring

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Now cut out the icon carefully then lay them on top of the wood. For this part I use a harder wood. Can't remember what is was though. It was laying around my art room.
Trace the outline of each. Then cut the shapes out

Step 4: Cut and Transfer One More Time

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I made this a separate step because there a one additional thing that needs to be done.
This time I traced an outline on balsa wood because this time you will need to trace the inside parts of the icons. I don't know if you can tell but in the second image you can see that I pressed the inner outline into the wood. Once all this is done cut the inside parts out first (this makes cutting easier) the cut the outside outline.

Step 5: Time for Some Good Old Paint

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Now that all parts are cut out, PAINT
I used spray paint just because it was faster and everything was done evenly.

Step 6: Finishing Touches

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Once the paint dry, glue all the piece to its matching partner. Then sand the pieces in case there are any uneven sides.

Step 7: Get Creative

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I love the way they came out but I wanted to make them a tad bit better. So I filled them with glow in the dark paints.

Step 8: Send Pictures of Yours

If anyone choices to do these or any other icons or markers, upload them and let me see

Thanks for reading my instructable!!!

Comments

Slimy the Slime (author)2016-02-26

DUDE THIS IS AWESOME!!! SKYRIM IS AWESOME!!! EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!!

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