Instructables: exploring - living - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:23:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Imaginary Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Imaginary-Map/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:38:51 PDT
Scale Model of Historic Building: Courthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-Model-of-Historic-Building-Courthouse/
Scale Model of Historic Building: Courthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/V3LI/I1C3ZEDL/FNTV3LII1C3ZEDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/V3LI/I1C3ZEDL/FNTV3LII1C3ZEDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/V3LI/I1C3ZEDL/FNTV3LII1C3ZEDL.SMALL.jpg Creativeman This courthouse is located in Prineville, Oregon and has been in service since 1909. I grew up there in the 50's so was very familiar with the building. Being an artist, and a nostalgic one at that, it was a labor of love constructing this project! Incubate An Idea Over the years I would visit P...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:11:54 PDT
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mural-Painting-Fun-or-Profit/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:37 PDT
Hanging Mason Jar Gardens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hanging-Gardens-of-Mason-Jars/
Hanging Mason Jar Gardens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/HMMK/I1569CVL/FCMHMMKI1569CVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/HMMK/I1569CVL/FCMHMMKI1569CVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/HMMK/I1569CVL/FCMHMMKI1569CVL.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft How To Create a Laser Cut Hanging Garden of Mason JarsMaterials :PlywoodMason JarsPlanting SoilPlants : Succulents, herbs, flowers... Tools :Laser Cutter Measure, Cut, Assemble Step 1 : Measure, Cut AssembleDetermine how many mason jars can fit in your targeted area. Then decide how many rows yo...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:33:47 PDT
Glowing Pandora Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Pandora-Flowers/
Glowing Pandora Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/P5QQ/I15KYA89/F4GP5QQI15KYA89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/P5QQ/I15KYA89/F4GP5QQI15KYA89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/P5QQ/I15KYA89/F4GP5QQI15KYA89.SMALL.jpg reefhugger Are you obsessed with living luminescence and all manner of glowy things? Me too! This is the easiest way to bring the beauty and magic of bioluminescence to your life without finicky organisms that you have to persuade (with force or whispers of sweet nothings) to glow for you. You also get to see ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:24:57 PDT
Suspended Gel Faux-quarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Gel-Faux-quarium/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 21:31:43 PDT
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dancing-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy-Ac/
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SMALL.jpg Darren Carnall It was the summer and my Wife's Birthday was approaching, and like everybody else who saw (the brilliant) Guardians of the Galaxy... she had COMPLETELY fallen in love the baby dancing Groot from the end of the movie. I mean... who didn't??I knew what I had to do.... !! TO MY ART STUDIO!!!! Everyt...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:28:52 PDT
Fennel Gummi Cat Buddha http://www.instructables.com/id/Fennel-Gummi-Cat-Buddha/
Fennel Gummi Cat Buddha - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JNB6/I0VOYNRB/FWFJNB6I0VOYNRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JNB6/I0VOYNRB/FWFJNB6I0VOYNRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/JNB6/I0VOYNRB/FWFJNB6I0VOYNRB.SMALL.jpg Loewen-yada The Cat Buddha - a ubiquitous novelty shop trinket, transcendental art object, and the inspiration for my favorite cerebral snack. I love gummi bears, maybe too much, and I tend to get an upset stomach when I over-indulge. Perhaps it's the sweetness or artificial flavors. That's where the fennel com...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 16:22:20 PDT
Give your house something to wear! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-house-into-a-cartoon/
Give your house something to wear! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3H7O/I0TVL9K6/F5C3H7OI0TVL9K6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3H7O/I0TVL9K6/F5C3H7OI0TVL9K6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3H7O/I0TVL9K6/F5C3H7OI0TVL9K6.SMALL.jpg Nick Nortier In this tutorial I will explain how to make your house into a giant character that will transform your neighborhood into a real life cartoon.I find it enjoyable to illustrate my lists, even if it involves stick figures and words that are misspelled for the sake of humor.Tools and Materials:CameraPri...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:38:42 PDT
T-shirt Wall Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-Wall-Decoration/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:10:24 PDT
Backlit Iron Man Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Iron-Man-Poster/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:44:28 PDT
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Blooming-Zoetrope-Sculptures/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:44:55 PDT
How to Make Oil Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Oil-Paint/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:29 PDT
Impressed Sugru Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Impressed-Sugru-Stamps/
Impressed Sugru Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SMALL.jpg caitmcq For my mixed-media art, I like to use stamped patterns. I'm always looking for ways to create my own patterns and textures. Enter my local makerspace, Phoenix Asylum, and its Sugru Build Night! Materials 1. Sugru2. Bases for stamps (blocks and sturdy cardboard tube)3. Release (foamy soap)4. Vari...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:08:34 PDT
Listening Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Listening-Glasses/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:02:17 PDT
Water Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Stencils/
Water Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Project OverviewThis is a fun and easy project that uses NeverWet to help you write and paint with water. NeverWet is a super hydrophobic coating that can be sprayed onto any surface. Ever since watching its promo video with my friends (watch it here and your mind will be blown) I've been wanting t...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
DIY Optical Illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Optical-Illusion/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:57:05 PDT
Play with your veggies...and eat them too! http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-your-veggiesand-eat-them-too/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:58:27 PDT
Doctor Who-TARDIS notebook cover (2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-TARDIS-notebook-cover/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:22:18 PDT
Aquarium LED Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-LED-Bar/
Aquarium LED Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LDJB/I0464UDX/FAJLDJBI0464UDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LDJB/I0464UDX/FAJLDJBI0464UDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LDJB/I0464UDX/FAJLDJBI0464UDX.SMALL.jpg kokpat This LED was first made for a large aquarium (last photo), it last for many years, probably u can search it in instructable 's comment somewhere. So, it really works for small tank.This time, I need to change a smaller tank and hence fine tune this LED. LED bar Since it is a small tank, I use two...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:28:56 PDT
Wire Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Bicycle/
Wire Bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/T23F/I0463X34/F20T23FI0463X34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/T23F/I0463X34/F20T23FI0463X34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/T23F/I0463X34/F20T23FI0463X34.SMALL.jpg alannan While designing for CapitalVéloFest.ca, a bike festival organizer in Ottawa, I needed a prop that closely resembled the wire bike in their logo. So where do we go when we need a custom prop for the next days photo shoot? The hardware store of course. Step 1: Tequila an iPad and a spool of wire. F...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:43:38 PDT
Separating Colors: DIY Instructables Robot Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Separating-Colors-DIY-Instructables-Robot-Shirt/
Separating Colors: DIY Instructables Robot Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/541F/HZXYNLYH/F4S541FHZXYNLYH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/541F/HZXYNLYH/F4S541FHZXYNLYH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/541F/HZXYNLYH/F4S541FHZXYNLYH.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy First off, IT'S THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY FOR MY INSTRUCTABLES ACCOUNT! *cheers*Anyway, I've been cutting out designs on iron-on paper to test out my photoshop and Cricut machine skills and wanted another design to try out. What better design to use (and to celebrate this account's anniversary) than ...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:00:27 PDT
How To Draw A Swallow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-A-Swallow/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:52:26 PDT
How to Make a Paper Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paper-Collage/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:58:40 PDT
Instructables Robot GIANT PAPERCRAFT http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-GIANT-PAPERCRAFT/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:20:22 PDT
Advanced Millefiori Techniques for Polymer Clay http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Mellefiori-Techniques-for-Polymer-Clay/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:12:04 PDT
Making a sand cast bronze sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-sand-cast-bronze-sculpture/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:09 PDT
Horizons: Site-specific Perspectival Art Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Horizons-Site-specific-Perspectival-Art-Installati/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:32:25 PDT
Nature Watercolour Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Nature-Watercolour-Paint/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:59:19 PDT
TEMPERA PAINT http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPRA-PAINT-Hidden-Images/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:08:05 PDT
Safari Silhouette Window Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Safari-Silhouette-Window-Hanging/
Safari Silhouette Window Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/43HP/HZ5RQ2OP/F7M43HPHZ5RQ2OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/43HP/HZ5RQ2OP/F7M43HPHZ5RQ2OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/43HP/HZ5RQ2OP/F7M43HPHZ5RQ2OP.SMALL.jpg WhiteS87 Creating a painting using an old window I wanted to create original art work for my 3 month old twin daughter’s room. This window came from a remodeling project in our basement. I saw that it could become an excellent canvase for my work. For this project you will need: Old Windows, Conte...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:09:25 PDT
Paint a Galaxy in 30 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Galaxy-in-30-Minutes/
Paint a Galaxy in 30 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RYZK/HZ3YEOIV/FDPRYZKHZ3YEOIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RYZK/HZ3YEOIV/FDPRYZKHZ3YEOIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/RYZK/HZ3YEOIV/FDPRYZKHZ3YEOIV.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Spray paint art reminds me so much of hip hop dance, both originated from the streets, invented by people who had no formal training, yet both have the power to touch our souls.2 weeks ago while traveling in lovely San Francisco, a forgotten dream of painting a galaxy was awakened within me, as I wa...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:09:16 PDT
Face 3D Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Art/
Face 3D Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/D3ID/HYLDND6H/FKAD3IDHYLDND6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/D3ID/HYLDND6H/FKAD3IDHYLDND6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/D3ID/HYLDND6H/FKAD3IDHYLDND6H.SMALL.jpg Martin Balák This Instructables describes how to create a portrait of an interesting and original way. What is needed ideapersoncameracanvasold fix and inkpolargraph http://www.instructables.com/id/Polargraph-Drawing...software:Autodesk 123D Catch http://www.123dapp.co...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:43:06 PDT
Making Designer Toys Part II (better molds) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Designer-Toys-Part-II-better-molds/
Making Designer Toys Part II (better molds) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F7GQ/HCB8KZYD/FKYF7GQHCB8KZYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F7GQ/HCB8KZYD/FKYF7GQHCB8KZYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/F7GQ/HCB8KZYD/FKYF7GQHCB8KZYD.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford As a follow up to my first self produced designer toy the ice scream man http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-manufacture-your-own-designer-toy-or-start-/ I decided to design another plastic part that i could self manufacture but this time using a slightly different process. This time i wanted to...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:51:31 PST
How To Paint Comic Characters on Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-Comic-Characters-on-Rocks/
How To Paint Comic Characters on Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/X3QT/HYSU60W7/FQ9X3QTHYSU60W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/X3QT/HYSU60W7/FQ9X3QTHYSU60W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/X3QT/HYSU60W7/FQ9X3QTHYSU60W7.SMALL.jpg Creativeman I did two characters for this instructable: Spider man and damsel...any number of characters can be used, of course, depending on your choice of favorites. This was really easy to do, just need to pick a rock or two, draw the characters on with marker or pencil, and paint! See my previous instructab...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:00:14 PDT
Stain Glass Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Stain-Glass-Surfboard/
Stain Glass Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/0GUE/HYSIQZEW/FMY0GUEHYSIQZEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/0GUE/HYSIQZEW/FMY0GUEHYSIQZEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/0GUE/HYSIQZEW/FMY0GUEHYSIQZEW.SMALL.jpg danhitman These are purely sculptural pieces that combines recycling, stain glass, surfing and art. They are beautiful and are fairly cheap to produce so if you have no other use for crapped out old short boards then go for it. I have others on my site www.danielnaughton.comI have included two pieces to sho...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:04:24 PDT
2 LEGO Journals - Coptic Bookbinding http://www.instructables.com/id/2-LEGO-Journals/
2 LEGO Journals - Coptic Bookbinding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/05EX/HYPNYM09/FM905EXHYPNYM09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/05EX/HYPNYM09/FM905EXHYPNYM09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/05EX/HYPNYM09/FM905EXHYPNYM09.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I thought it would be fun to have a journal that could be transformed on a whim. What better than a LEGO journal! This coptic book with a chain stitch can be completely personalized to your taste using whatever LEGO you'd like.Both books are bound in the same way, but the covers are different. Most ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:52:15 PDT
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplex-Frames-For-Your-Artwork/
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/S6BG/HYO8IKT8/FVIS6BGHYO8IKT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/S6BG/HYO8IKT8/FVIS6BGHYO8IKT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/S6BG/HYO8IKT8/FVIS6BGHYO8IKT8.SMALL.jpg Creativeman I came up with this idea because I was trying to figure out how to display more of my artwork, as I had a limited amount of wall space. Duplex simply means both sides of a frame are used to mount various artwork. This concept allows me to rearrange displays by simply flipping the picture whenever w...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:06:04 PDT
How to make a Latex Mermaid Tail http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Latex-Mermaid-Tail/
How to make a Latex Mermaid Tail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0MB5/HYKTE6J3/F3K0MB5HYKTE6J3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0MB5/HYKTE6J3/F3K0MB5HYKTE6J3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0MB5/HYKTE6J3/F3K0MB5HYKTE6J3.SMALL.jpg ehamm It seems like nearly everyone wants to be a mermaid at some point in their life. Well, at least I did. So for the fun of it, and because I can, I made a latex mermaid tail that is fully capable of swimming in. Just a disclaimer, this is not a cheap endeavor to start. Look to spend about $500 in mate...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 08:50:55 PDT
How to Draw Rendering: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Rendering-For-Makers/
How to Draw Rendering: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/BG8J/HWXKC42R/FL2BG8JHWXKC42R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/BG8J/HWXKC42R/FL2BG8JHWXKC42R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/BG8J/HWXKC42R/FL2BG8JHWXKC42R.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This instructable will cover the basics of adding shadows and dimension to drawings as well as some basic rendering techniques.The previous Instructables in this series covered the basics of selecting drawing tools, drawing posture, making a straight line, and drawing in 2-point perspective.Here are...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:21:31 PDT
How to Draw Constructing: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Constructing-For-Makers/
How to Draw Constructing: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/4MAA/HWXKDR5D/FID4MAAHWXKDR5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/4MAA/HWXKDR5D/FID4MAAHWXKDR5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/4MAA/HWXKDR5D/FID4MAAHWXKDR5D.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This instructable will cover the basics of manipulating shapes to construct complex figures, "building" your drawing, and seeing through form. If you have not done so already I HIGHLY suggest looking through my earlier drawing Instructables before moving on.The previous Instructables in this series ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:12:46 PDT
Retro Camper Hoop Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Camper-Hoop-Art/
Retro Camper Hoop Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/MYKA/HY5NP6FP/F1QMYKAHY5NP6FP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/MYKA/HY5NP6FP/F1QMYKAHY5NP6FP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/MYKA/HY5NP6FP/F1QMYKAHY5NP6FP.SMALL.jpg Weekend_Craft I'm not sure if I have mentioned this in the past but I don't sew. It is just something I had never really picked up. I think I was always more of a crafter and my sister was more of a sewer. Well not that sewing isn't a craft. Lately as I drop off my pants to be shortened or check out the cost of c...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:23:50 PDT
Everything I Know About Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-I-Know-About-Stencils/
Everything I Know About Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/F1JV/HY4KOIZS/FBBF1JVHY4KOIZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/F1JV/HY4KOIZS/FBBF1JVHY4KOIZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/F1JV/HY4KOIZS/FBBF1JVHY4KOIZS.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens (Note- I recently started writing notes about stencil techniques for a workshop at our maker space. When I saw the Paint contest and the Epilog Laser contest, I decided to do a short Instructable about stencils, since I use a variety of paints to create them and a laser cutter would help me take my...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:21:12 PDT
Day of the Dead Bear Skull Vanitas Encaustic Beeswax Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-of-the-Dead-Bear-Skull-Vanitas-Encaustic-Beesw/
Day of the Dead Bear Skull Vanitas Encaustic Beeswax Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/SJ0J/HY3ZA155/FVRSJ0JHY3ZA155.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/SJ0J/HY3ZA155/FVRSJ0JHY3ZA155.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/SJ0J/HY3ZA155/FVRSJ0JHY3ZA155.SMALL.jpg cabinfeverinalaska Encaustic wax art is pure organic beeswax and dammar resin. The pigments are high quality cakes of wax made with natural ingredients like oil paints. The word Encaustic is Greek which simply means to burn in. The wax is melted on a hot pallet and applied to the substrate hot, it cools instantly, t...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:16:00 PDT
Small Vinyl Records From CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Vinyl-Records-From-CDs/
Small Vinyl Records From CDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/HC5P/HXZG4Y90/FXYHC5PHXZG4Y90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/HC5P/HXZG4Y90/FXYHC5PHXZG4Y90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/HC5P/HXZG4Y90/FXYHC5PHXZG4Y90.SMALL.jpg wyvern124 We all love vintage things to some degree, especially vinyl records. Sometimes you want to have some records to decorate your house to add some vintage flair. But if you don't have the time or money to go out and buy real vinyl records, or just want some small records to decorate or use as coasters,...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:26:35 PDT
Garbage Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Collage/
Garbage Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/NSK5/HXWUWWE0/FY0NSK5HXWUWWE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/NSK5/HXWUWWE0/FY0NSK5HXWUWWE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/NSK5/HXWUWWE0/FY0NSK5HXWUWWE0.SMALL.jpg operate Turn old record jackets you found in a junk pile on the side of the street into a collage for your wall, a fun game with your friends, a halloween costume or a vase of faces. Also, if the record is not damaged, you like the artist and you have a record player - don't trash the record sleeve and you...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:55:54 PDT
Concrete Egg Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Egg-Stand/
Concrete Egg Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/8BC8/HXLMR14R/FZ78BC8HXLMR14R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/8BC8/HXLMR14R/FZ78BC8HXLMR14R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/8BC8/HXLMR14R/FZ78BC8HXLMR14R.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha This is my first ever concrete project.I have no previous experience working with concrete.Some how I was determined to try out some thing for my kitchen.But what? What can I do?So I started exploring my kitchen wondering if I could get some idea. Then all of a sudden I spotted my egg tray in the ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:57:53 PDT
Comic Book Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Shoes/
Comic Book Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/1BD4/HXMKT19P/FIU1BD4HXMKT19P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/1BD4/HXMKT19P/FIU1BD4HXMKT19P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/1BD4/HXMKT19P/FIU1BD4HXMKT19P.SMALL.jpg scooter76 Here is a step by step guide on how to recycle some old shoes and comic books into something fantastic.I have seen many variants of this project on the web, but thought I would share with you how I made mine.I recently moved back to North America from Scotland, and as a parting gift to a good friend...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
Dinosaur Serving Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Serving-Dish/
Dinosaur Serving Dish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/HD98/HXLD6GO9/FIYHD98HXLD6GO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/HD98/HXLD6GO9/FIYHD98HXLD6GO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/HD98/HXLD6GO9/FIYHD98HXLD6GO9.SMALL.jpg adorable_geek10 It is a wonderful thing to have around the house for all occasions at a party or just for style this Dino serving dish is cheap, easy and fabulous!What you need: 1 plastic dinosaur ($2.00 at the dollar store)1 plastic plate($1.50 at the dollar store)A couple sheets of sand paper1 hot glue gunA coupl...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:15:42 PDT
Ocean in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-in-a-Bottle/
Ocean in a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/BHHF/FPQLBODQ/F08BHHFFPQLBODQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/BHHF/FPQLBODQ/F08BHHFFPQLBODQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/BHHF/FPQLBODQ/F08BHHFFPQLBODQ.SMALL.jpg fire_weasel An ocean in a bottle is fairly quick and simple to make. Since "quick & simple" is my middle name, this project was one of my favorites as a kid. Five minutes' work will yield an attractively hypnotic "ocean." It's also a fun use and a second chance for an old plastic bottle.This is my first instru...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST