Instructables: exploring - living - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:07:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Face 3D Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Art/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:26:35 PDT
Garbage Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Collage/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:55:54 PDT
Concrete Egg Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Egg-Stand/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:57:53 PDT
Comic Book Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Shoes/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
Dinosaur Serving Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Serving-Dish/
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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/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
Marble Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Ever painted with marbles? If you haven't, you really should! It is a great, fun, loose way to paint. Perfect activity for young kids and even adults enjoy it. No art talent required! You get to let go of control and see what happens and no 2 paintings are ever the same.All you need is:1. a box (no ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Perspective Drawing Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-Drawing-Grid/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:15:13 PDT
Laser Cut Yoga Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Yoga-Mat/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:51:51 PDT
How To Make Giant (Or Small) Candy-Dot Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Giant-Candy-Dot-Art/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 21:47:04 PDT
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired: part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Kusudama-for-the-Origami-Impaired-part-2/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 17:42:05 PDT
Rainbow Loom Goldfish Charm http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Goldfish-Charm/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:40:22 PST
Ceramic Sculpture: 12 inch figure, wood armature http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Sculpture-12-inch-figure-wood-armature/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:55:09 PDT
Making a one-part rubber mold and casting an object http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-one-part-rubber-mold-and-casting-an-objec/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:42:01 PDT
How to make Rain Drawings with NeverWet superhydrophobic coating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Rain-Drawings-with-NeverWet-superhydro/
How to make Rain Drawings with NeverWet superhydrophobic coating - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/VWHO/HX0DO7Z7/FG2VWHOHX0DO7Z7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/VWHO/HX0DO7Z7/FG2VWHOHX0DO7Z7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/VWHO/HX0DO7Z7/FG2VWHOHX0DO7Z7.SMALL.jpg alienate Superhydrophobic coatings, like NeverWet, repel water to a very high degree. It does this by reducing surface tension by creating a very thin layer of air above the coating. Water beads up to almost a perfect sphere and rolls right off. The area around the image darkens in the rain, revealing your d...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:24:16 PDT
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Kusudama-for-the-Origami-Impaired/
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/E7ZO/HWWNLFCU/FWNE7ZOHWWNLFCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/E7ZO/HWWNLFCU/FWNE7ZOHWWNLFCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/E7ZO/HWWNLFCU/FWNE7ZOHWWNLFCU.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I've been experimenting with the Cricut Explore that I won from the Papercraft Contest (Thanks so much for the votes! ^^) and wanted to do something related to origami. However, why would anyone need a Cricut machine for origami? Scoring? Not necessary for that super thin origami paper, and figuring...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:28:57 PDT
How to Draw Perspective II: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-II-For-Makers/
How to Draw Perspective II: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/46P5/HWVAQYQP/FW646P5HWVAQYQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/46P5/HWVAQYQP/FW646P5HWVAQYQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/46P5/HWVAQYQP/FW646P5HWVAQYQP.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This instructable will cover the basics of drawing curvilinear shapes in 2 point perspective.The previous Instructables in this series covered: Basics of selecting drawing tools, drawing posture and making a straight line Drawing rectilinear shapes in 2-point perspectiveHere's a link to my other dra...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:38:08 PDT
How to Draw: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-For-Makers/
How to Draw: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This series of Instructables will introduce you to the basics of perspective drawing with making in mind.Go through all of my drawing Instructables, put in lots of practice and you'll be able to construct drawings like the one shown above!Why is drawing important for makers? better communicate your ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:32:29 PDT
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-For-Makers/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:34:01 PDT
Log Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Sink/
Log Sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SMALL.jpg Badger4700 This is a rustic sink I made out of a log. This is a 3 to 4 day project. This is my first instructable so I apologize if its a bit rough. Find a suitable log. Find a suitable hardwood log and a couple strong friends. My log weighed a couple hundred pounds. Cut, square, and de-bark I cut my log...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:32:34 PST
Beeswax Painting aka Encaustic Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeswax-Painting-aka-Encaustic-Painting/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:02:10 PDT
Staryu Kusudama http://www.instructables.com/id/Staryu-Kusudama/
Staryu Kusudama - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/8PR9/HWNUBTAY/FPC8PR9HWNUBTAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/8PR9/HWNUBTAY/FPC8PR9HWNUBTAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/8PR9/HWNUBTAY/FPC8PR9HWNUBTAY.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy One day a few years back, when I was just surfing in water on my Swampert in Pokemon Ruby, I encountered a wild pokemon. Annoyed, I waited for the pokemon to be revealed, but the irritation in my face was instantly replaced with excitement as a shiny Staryu met my amazed eyes! My shiny Staryu (named...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:28:19 PDT
Easy Garden Pagoda http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Pagoda/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:25:16 PDT
Leather Messenger Bag/Brief case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Messenger-BagBrief-case/
Leather Messenger Bag/Brief case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WS8H/HWE9VTXD/F8NWS8HHWE9VTXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WS8H/HWE9VTXD/F8NWS8HHWE9VTXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WS8H/HWE9VTXD/F8NWS8HHWE9VTXD.SMALL.jpg BARKing This project was created for my son who plays piano, trumpet, clarinet, & who knows what he will pickup next. He was using a shopping bag to carry his music books around in. It was time for an upgrade. So I planned it all out, cut it out and started putting it together and he says "I don't want a sh...
By: BARKing

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:53:40 PDT
Coin Resin countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Resin-countertop/
Coin Resin countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIW/YAK0/HW96LE5L/FIWYAK0HW96LE5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIW/YAK0/HW96LE5L/FIWYAK0HW96LE5L.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIW/YAK0/HW96LE5L/FIWYAK0HW96LE5L.SMALL.jpg alecvanwyk37 I was looking for a easy DIY countertop... I came across this so decided to try it. Preparation Firstly I cleaned the old surface , it was tiled so had to remove the glue with a wood chisel.Placed the new *supawood top. (Note the fridge in the background, it's and old white appliance my wife and...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:20:01 PDT
The Jean Luc Picard (Just in time for Father's day!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jean-Luc-Picard-Just-in-time-for-Fathers-day/
The Jean Luc Picard (Just in time for Father's day!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SMALL.jpg anguevuberwald Father's Day is right around the corner! You know what all dads almost universally love? Science fiction. Particularly Star trek. So here is a simple, Jean Luc Picard inspired card sure to please all those geeky dads out there. Here's what you will need:maroon card stock (12x12 sheet)black card stoc...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:42:03 PDT
How To Mix Colors Like A Color Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mix-Colors-Like-A-Color-Printer/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 17:19:46 PDT
Paper Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Mobile/
Paper Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SMALL.jpg kendeliza Summer always gets me thinking about things in the air---birds, insects, pollen… After thinking about hummingbirds for a few days, I made one out of paper. The bright colors and lightness of the material lend itself well to depicting something as dainty and almost ethereal as a hummingbird. So here ...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:29:37 PDT
Obedient Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Obedient-Wood/
Obedient Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SMALL.jpg ahirabyte A material study exploring how to make wood malleable and rigid at the same time.It was part of a bigger study - thinking about topographical visualization of a proposed architectural design (at scale), and being able to create models that not only help visualize an idea, but become pat of the ideat...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:29:44 PDT
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Swing-Set-from-a-Billboard-Using-Scrap-Lumber/
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper In the fall of 2013 I started hanging swings from billboards. For me, the process is an act of resistance, resisting advertising and naturally, capitalism. It's also a subtle tactic for re-purposing and re-imagining the types of trash which capitalism leaves behind, inherently undermining a larger s...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 21:38:47 PDT
Recycle Magazines--Collage Portaits http://www.instructables.com/id/Collage-Portait/
Recycle Magazines--Collage Portaits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/YOJ1/HVL8DHK3/F7KYOJ1HVL8DHK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/YOJ1/HVL8DHK3/F7KYOJ1HVL8DHK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/YOJ1/HVL8DHK3/F7KYOJ1HVL8DHK3.SMALL.jpg boddhi15 I work with kids, and have tried many craft and art projects with them. Collage is a generally popular art project, however, I noticed quickly that I approached it in a completely different way. The kids I work with were significantly more creative than I was. They made abstract pictures using wo...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 15:37:19 PDT
Making a Head Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Head-Mold/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 11:08:31 PDT
Rainbow Loom Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet-3/
Rainbow Loom Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WXGU/HV9HPWV0/FJFWXGUHV9HPWV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WXGU/HV9HPWV0/FJFWXGUHV9HPWV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WXGU/HV9HPWV0/FJFWXGUHV9HPWV0.SMALL.jpg aniven Getting Your Materials Your going to need a hook, rubber bands, & a loom. Starting Put one green rubber band here then start putting then in the same lace all the way up your loom. This is what it should look like after step 2. Put white and blue rubber bands all the way up your loom ...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 08:19:19 PDT
Make Art from a Photo, Print and Stretch your Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Art-from-a-Photo-Print-and-Stretch-your-Canva/
Make Art from a Photo, Print and Stretch your Canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/6LRA/HV85O2IO/FMN6LRAHV85O2IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/6LRA/HV85O2IO/FMN6LRAHV85O2IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/6LRA/HV85O2IO/FMN6LRAHV85O2IO.SMALL.jpg alepalan This instructable will show how easy is to make creative artwork with Adobe Illustrator, print it on a Canvas, build a frame and stretch your canvas. Overall it is a simple process that should take you about 1-2 days from start to finish. WPAP Art The style I picked for my art-piece is calles WPA...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 16:08:57 PDT
how to make Light Bulb Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-Light-Bulb-Vase/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 03:01:33 PDT
Invisible Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Wine-Rack/
Invisible Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/LEX1/HV4D9EMF/FY4LEX1HV4D9EMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/LEX1/HV4D9EMF/FY4LEX1HV4D9EMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/LEX1/HV4D9EMF/FY4LEX1HV4D9EMF.SMALL.jpg Joe Sargent This simple and quickly built rack is a great way to store some wine and a fun way to recycle a few empty bottles. I designed this rack for a small wall in my kitchen, but you can make yours as large as you want. Be aware, once loaded with full bottles it is not light and needs to be very securely...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 20:58:04 PDT
Laser Etched Spiderman & Batman Cardboard Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Spiderman-Batman-Cardboard-Art/
Laser Etched Spiderman & Batman Cardboard Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/H6KF/HUDEOVAQ/F03H6KFHUDEOVAQ.SMALL.jpg bbaca2 I wanted to experiment with etching cardboard with the Laser Cutter at Techshop so I decide to use Spidey and Batman as test subjects. Vector file I created the vector file from scratch in Illustrator for this project. I double checked my fill and stroke settings before etching and cutting. E...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:28:47 PDT
How To Make a Penny Plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Penny-Plaque/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/15BJ/HUB6K0T9/F4U15BJHUB6K0T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/15BJ/HUB6K0T9/F4U15BJHUB6K0T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/15BJ/HUB6K0T9/F4U15BJHUB6K0T9.SMALL.jpg HowToLou My grandmother just had her 100th birthday.  I made this plaque with one penny dated for each year of her life.  She really enjoyed it.  I got the Pennies at CoinArtSupply.com
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:58:15 PDT