Instructables: exploring - living - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 08:27:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Draw an Impossible Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-an-Impossible-Tardis/
Draw an Impossible Tardis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XVGU/IBRGA7MF/FM3XVGUIBRGA7MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XVGU/IBRGA7MF/FM3XVGUIBRGA7MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XVGU/IBRGA7MF/FM3XVGUIBRGA7MF.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia You've heard of an impossible cube, well this is an impossible Tardis! Inspired by Adam Koford's design on Shirt Woot, I've put my own spin on it, and I'm showing you how to do it too.Materials:rulerpencil (preferably mechanical so you get small clean lines without having to sharpen as often)paperth...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:34:33 PDT
Sealed Ecosystems http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-Ecosystems/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:54:05 PDT
Enameled copper / Street Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Enameled-copper-Street-Sign/
Enameled copper / Street Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q494/IBHS9XB9/FCXQ494IBHS9XB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q494/IBHS9XB9/FCXQ494IBHS9XB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q494/IBHS9XB9/FCXQ494IBHS9XB9.SMALL.jpg MarcSculpteur Enameled copper is a best way to put color on a metal. The enamel will stay in time. To do this technique, you have to fired the enameled metal in an higher kiln. The copper have to be cleaned before starting to work on it. CLEANING THE COPPER AGAINST-ENAMELLING ENAMELLING FIRING ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:15:42 PDT
Simple Sheetmetal Wall Art with an Olive Oil Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sheetmetal-Wall-Art-with-an-Olive-Oil-Finis/
Simple Sheetmetal Wall Art with an Olive Oil Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/F5WQ/IBFS8FCV/F6ZF5WQIBFS8FCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/F5WQ/IBFS8FCV/F6ZF5WQIBFS8FCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/F5WQ/IBFS8FCV/F6ZF5WQIBFS8FCV.SMALL.jpg jringling Here is a simple instructable on how to turn a little bit ofmixed sheetmetal into a cool piece of art. For demonstration I choose to make a Sign of the Deathly Hallows wall hanging, but you can apply the same steps to any design you want…MaterialsSheet metal, I used 16oz aluminum and 20 ga aluminum1...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:05:02 PDT
Easy Rainbow Crayon Melties Art! LGBT PRIDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Crayon-Melties-Art/
Easy Rainbow Crayon Melties Art! LGBT PRIDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/UPB1/IB3H9W9X/FA5UPB1IB3H9W9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/UPB1/IB3H9W9X/FA5UPB1IB3H9W9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/UPB1/IB3H9W9X/FA5UPB1IB3H9W9X.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign Are you ready to play with crayons....as an ADULT!? The inner kid in all of us will love this easy project. I recommend a pre-made canvas and name brand Crayons. The cheap one are oily and look gross when they melt. Crayons keep color and brightness in their pigment when melted. I have three video e...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:31:53 PDT
DIY melted crayon painting:) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-melted-crayon-painting/
DIY melted crayon painting:) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3YWU/IB8I7IAQ/FKF3YWUIB8I7IAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3YWU/IB8I7IAQ/FKF3YWUIB8I7IAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/3YWU/IB8I7IAQ/FKF3YWUIB8I7IAQ.SMALL.jpg tazmeenr The DIY melted crayon painting is an easy way to to decorate those plain walls with some bright and colorful colors with easy and convenient materials. Materials you will need.......- a canvas- a hairdryer- a hot glue gun- paper towels or bags- crayons (I used 23)- painters tape (optional) Glue...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:09:49 PDT
Water Coloring with Fruit Flavored drops http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Coloring-with-Fruit-Flavored-drops/
Water Coloring with Fruit Flavored drops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ETKX/IB4AXKG3/FHQETKXIB4AXKG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ETKX/IB4AXKG3/FHQETKXIB4AXKG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ETKX/IB4AXKG3/FHQETKXIB4AXKG3.SMALL.jpg TheHiveTHPL Using fruit flavored water enhancers, you can create water color paintings that smell delicious! What you'll need small paintbrush (unless you have a lot of fruit drops to work with, then you can use big ones too!) Fruit drops (The ones with the most vibrant colors seem to be minute maid's b...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:18:05 PDT
Easy Wallpaper Print Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wallpaper-Print-Art/
Easy Wallpaper Print Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/E8OO/IB0MSZVY/F6RE8OOIB0MSZVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/E8OO/IB0MSZVY/F6RE8OOIB0MSZVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/E8OO/IB0MSZVY/F6RE8OOIB0MSZVY.SMALL.jpg hbridge88 Last year we bought our first home. Until recently, our guest room was rather drab. I wanted to spice up that room, but on a budget. I've always had this obsession with wallpaper and I wanted to see if I could make something elegant but modern with it for that space.Materials:White textured wallpape...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:40:11 PDT
FOGPLANE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOGPLANE/
FOGPLANE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9OIC/IB0MJEJA/FAW9OICIB0MJEJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9OIC/IB0MJEJA/FAW9OICIB0MJEJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/9OIC/IB0MJEJA/FAW9OICIB0MJEJA.SMALL.jpg DesignGroup Fogplane was an installation that was part of the 2015 Market Street Prototyping Festival in San Francisco. The goal of MSPF is to unite diverse neighborhoods along Market Street, encouraging these vibrant communities to work with designers, artist and makers to build a more connected, beautiful San...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:13:42 PDT
Street Sketch Prototype Overview http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Sketch-Prototype-Overview/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:49:43 PDT
DIY Jurassic Park http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jurassic-Park/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/JTRV/IAXRP5RW/FKSJTRVIAXRP5RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/JTRV/IAXRP5RW/FKSJTRVIAXRP5RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/JTRV/IAXRP5RW/FKSJTRVIAXRP5RW.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Back in 1993 when the original Jurassic Park movie was released, there was a surge in the popularity of dinosaur-themed everything. With the recent release of Jurassic World, dinosaurs are back to rule the internet again. (Wait, did they rule the internet in 1993? Maybe in the chat rooms…)Here are s...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:57:18 PDT
Face Casting (No Silicon or alginate needed) Much cheaper and faster. http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Casting/
Face Casting (No Silicon or alginate needed) Much cheaper and faster. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/X7XY/IATHTJ61/FNXX7XYIATHTJ61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/X7XY/IATHTJ61/FNXX7XYIATHTJ61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/X7XY/IATHTJ61/FNXX7XYIATHTJ61.SMALL.jpg luzm I wanted to immortalize my face and at the same time, to have a mold for future projects. I've seen a lot of people doing great stuffs like silicon mask, halloween mask and other cool things. Getting ready Materials: Vaseline.WaterScissorsCasting plasterClay to plug nose holes when castingPlaster...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 03:56:56 PDT
Paradise Inspired Bedroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradise-Inspired-Bedroom/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:34:18 PDT
(Pier 9 AiR) the improbable mystic (3D printing feet and putting them on a bed of nails) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-AiR-the-improbable-mystic/
(Pier 9 AiR) the improbable mystic (3D printing feet and putting them on a bed of nails) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/WKK2/IAPAJFSB/F4VWKK2IAPAJFSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/WKK2/IAPAJFSB/F4VWKK2IAPAJFSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/WKK2/IAPAJFSB/F4VWKK2IAPAJFSB.SMALL.jpg steflenk This is a whimsical Instructable project involving 3D printing. It is fun. On the first day of my Pier 9 artist residency I walked up to my desk to see this glorious object perched there, made by previous AiR Gabriel Kaprielian. A foot with a flower growing out of it. I was smitten. I decided I too ...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:28:44 PDT
Monogrammed Father's Day Concrete Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Monogrammed-Fathers-Day-Concrete-Coasters/
Monogrammed Father's Day Concrete Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/C5R4/IAP6WXP2/FYPC5R4IAP6WXP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/C5R4/IAP6WXP2/FYPC5R4IAP6WXP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/C5R4/IAP6WXP2/FYPC5R4IAP6WXP2.SMALL.jpg Amiegeddon Learn how to make easy DIY concrete coasters for Father's Day. Materials Needed Coaster Molds - Hobby LobbyDCI Concrete Overlay - DirectColors.comGlovesBucketDCI Countertop Mold Release - DirectColors.comStir Stick Ink PenScissorsDCI Water-based Concrete Sealer - DirectColors.comFoam Brush#240 Gr...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 08:13:49 PDT
Vinyl Laptop Decal http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Laptop-Decal/
Vinyl Laptop Decal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/Y36R/IANS3QQB/FBTY36RIANS3QQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/Y36R/IANS3QQB/FBTY36RIANS3QQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/Y36R/IANS3QQB/FBTY36RIANS3QQB.SMALL.jpg SilhouetteAmerica Create custom vinyl decals for your laptop and other devices, like this zombie, in just a few simple steps using the Silhouette Portrait® or CAMEO® and Silhouette vinyl.Supplies you'll need: Zombie DesignSilhouette Portrait® or CAMEO® Computer Silhouette vinyl Transfer paper Hook & Scraper To...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:20:40 PDT
Making a stencil with the Silhouette cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-stencil-with-the-Silhouette-cutter/
Making a stencil with the Silhouette cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/DU6U/IANRWTH6/FDRDU6UIANRWTH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/DU6U/IANRWTH6/FDRDU6UIANRWTH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/DU6U/IANRWTH6/FDRDU6UIANRWTH6.SMALL.jpg caitmcq Having my own designs as stencils frees up my mixed-media art quite a bit. I can cut cardstock or mylar with a craft knife, but it's a luxury to have a machine that cuts complex designs. It's also a delight to go searching for lovely, irregular patterns in photographs online. Many Flickr users offer...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 18:00:53 PDT
DIY Rainbow Spirograph String Art http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rainbow-Spirograph-String-Art/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 00:23:40 PDT
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolor-Word-Art-with-Frisket/
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/PPSW/IAJNUJPY/F3DPPSWIAJNUJPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/PPSW/IAJNUJPY/F3DPPSWIAJNUJPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/PPSW/IAJNUJPY/F3DPPSWIAJNUJPY.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Watercolor Word Art with Frisket!Make stunning wall art quotes for a bedroom, notes, and cards! Supplies You will need:Liquid Frisket and Incredible Nib Watercolor paperWatercolors Paint the Frisket! Begin by dipping the nib brush into the frisket and painting ordrawing on the desired quote ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:46:59 PDT
How to make Organic orange dye http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Organic-orange-dye/
How to make Organic orange dye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/SCFH/IAINE8DK/F9PSCFHIAINE8DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/SCFH/IAINE8DK/F9PSCFHIAINE8DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/SCFH/IAINE8DK/F9PSCFHIAINE8DK.SMALL.jpg Edbed In this instructable I will explain how some organic (I am using the word in its proper scientific way to mean any compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen) orange coloured dyes can be made. The dye will range form a deep reddish orange to a much lighter yellow hue. These have been used thro...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 10:11:56 PDT
Silk Rainbow Ribbons http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-Rainbow-Ribbons/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 12:53:33 PDT
Ziggy Piggy Retro Ice Cream Graphic http://www.instructables.com/id/Ziggy-Piggy-Retro-Ice-Cream-Graphic/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:32:37 PDT
Twelve Bird Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Twelve-Bird-Clock/
Twelve Bird Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/L0Z9/IABOGFHE/F92L0Z9IABOGFHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/L0Z9/IABOGFHE/F92L0Z9IABOGFHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F92/L0Z9/IABOGFHE/F92L0Z9IABOGFHE.SMALL.jpg englishman_in_berlin A clock with roots that occasionally hoots. The time it can tell without even a bell. Ask it nicely and it will tell you precisely, but if no one’s around it won’t make a sound. A dozen on their perch won’t leave you in the lurch, the assembled dawn chorus will sing something forus. To make time a p...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 10:18:40 PDT
How to paint Minecraft Faces - Creeper - Pig - Stampy Cat - Enderman http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-Minecraft-Faces-Creeper-Pig-Stampy-Ca/
How to paint Minecraft Faces - Creeper - Pig - Stampy Cat - Enderman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/PYAU/IABODNRV/FLNPYAUIABODNRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/PYAU/IABODNRV/FLNPYAUIABODNRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/PYAU/IABODNRV/FLNPYAUIABODNRV.SMALL.jpg The Art Sherpa Have FUN Painting Minecraft faces and decorating your cave with Cave spiders! How to paint a Minecraft Creeper Materials:Square gallery wrap canvas (12"x12", 10"x10", 8"x8", or a square canvas of your choice)Paint Colors: Phthalo green paint, Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue, Titanium white and Mars Bla...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 18:39:13 PDT
Silk Painting Sunflower Cushions http://www.instructables.com/id/Silkpainted-Sunflower-Cushions/
Silk Painting Sunflower Cushions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/FPF7/IA8X30YU/FS8FPF7IA8X30YU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/FPF7/IA8X30YU/FS8FPF7IA8X30YU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/FPF7/IA8X30YU/FS8FPF7IA8X30YU.SMALL.jpg jenniferdouglas Sunflower silkpainted cushions I painted and enjoyed quilting to give extra texture to the flowers. These were made for my sister who loves sunflowers and I thought it might be interesting to share the process of making them. Creating a Paper Template First job is to create a template, I drew o...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 01:53:12 PDT
Garbage Pail Kids Sculpture (from old Cabbage Patch Doll) http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Pail-Kids-Sculpture-from-old-Cabbage-Patc/
Garbage Pail Kids Sculpture (from old Cabbage Patch Doll) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/49OC/GPAS298J/F6N49OCGPAS298J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/49OC/GPAS298J/F6N49OCGPAS298J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/49OC/GPAS298J/F6N49OCGPAS298J.SMALL.jpg The Papier Boy If you're a child of the 1980's then you remember the awesomeness that is the Garbage Pail Kids.  (Cool people call them "GPK's.")  If you don't know what Garbage Pail Kids are then surely you remember Cabbage Patch Dolls.  If you don't know what Cabbage Patch Dolls are then you're probably either 9...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2011 11:11:39 PDT
Cool Spinnin' Art/Wallpapers http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Spinnin-ArtWallpapers/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:23:01 PDT
Kinetic Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinetic-Yard-Art/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:57:03 PDT
Make Your Own Fabric Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Paint/
Make Your Own Fabric Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/9YU9/IA56QZ9X/F1T9YU9IA56QZ9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/9YU9/IA56QZ9X/F1T9YU9IA56QZ9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/9YU9/IA56QZ9X/F1T9YU9IA56QZ9X.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Fabric paint is a useful tool for customizing clothing, sheets, bags, and much more. If you're like me, you don't want to be limited by just the colors at the store, you want much more! Most fabric paints only work on a single type of fabric, and that can make it difficult to find what you want.Th...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:01:02 PDT
How to Draw Kirby http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Kirby-1/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 18:56:22 PDT
Digital Comic Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Comic-Book/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:35:09 PDT
Bridget Riley-style op art http://www.instructables.com/id/Bridget-Riley-style-op-art/
Bridget Riley-style op art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/W3E6/I9YBIEHN/F85W3E6I9YBIEHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/W3E6/I9YBIEHN/F85W3E6I9YBIEHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/W3E6/I9YBIEHN/F85W3E6I9YBIEHN.SMALL.jpg Yorkshire Lass I love 1960s op art, especially Bridget Riley's monochrome works that look like black dots or squares on a curved white surface. But I can’t afford to buy her artwork so I've made my own. With a spreadsheet, a little geometry, trigonometry and a graphics package such as the Gimp (which is free) or...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 09:57:48 PDT
Giant 4 x 4' Melted Crayon Painting Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-4-x-4-Melted-Crayon-Painting-Art/
Giant 4 x 4' Melted Crayon Painting Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/1MAO/I9UDXSMX/F2Q1MAOI9UDXSMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/1MAO/I9UDXSMX/F2Q1MAOI9UDXSMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/1MAO/I9UDXSMX/F2Q1MAOI9UDXSMX.SMALL.jpg crocusdreams There are a LOT of tutorials out there for this project. What makes me any different? I have done every version and variety of it that you can think of. I have messed it up more times than I can count. And even though that makes me a stubborn crafter who thinks that she knows how to do it better tha...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:07:24 PDT
Vinyl Floor Decals http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Floor-Decals/
Vinyl Floor Decals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/FJWC/I9RL3BL5/FOOFJWCI9RL3BL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/FJWC/I9RL3BL5/FOOFJWCI9RL3BL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/FJWC/I9RL3BL5/FOOFJWCI9RL3BL5.SMALL.jpg johnsoja Have you ever thought to yourself that your floor needs a smart new business casual look? Did the tooth fairy refuse to collect and pay out for all of those hounds-teeth you've somehow collected? Yes? Me, too!I decided to combine both of these things into a snappy new home improvement project. P...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 19:44:34 PDT
Goldstone Flower Earings http://www.instructables.com/id/Goldstone-Flower-Earings/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 13:46:33 PDT
Turning a Hobby or Favorite Topic into a Picture Showcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Hobby-or-Favorite-Topic-into-a-Picture-S/
Turning a Hobby or Favorite Topic into a Picture Showcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/B4QD/I9NDW66R/FZHB4QDI9NDW66R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/B4QD/I9NDW66R/FZHB4QDI9NDW66R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/B4QD/I9NDW66R/FZHB4QDI9NDW66R.SMALL.jpg Hestia Athena Do you have a hobby you want to show off, but everyone says you are annoying about it? Do you love lighthouses, want to see them, but don't want an entire bookcase of knick knacks you need to dust every month?Show it off without saying a word! It just might get your friends talking about it without ...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 18:45:57 PDT
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Thermocolor-Color-Change-Paint/
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Have you ever wondered how items such as cups or pencils that change color when exposed to heat or cold work? They involve some form of thermocolor (also referred to as thermochromic) pigment. This Instructable will show you how to make your very own custom thermocolor paints using those pigments!!...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 08:56:26 PDT
Matchbox Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Pinhole-Camera/
Matchbox Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/W4FH/I9JRENSK/FR8W4FHI9JRENSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/W4FH/I9JRENSK/FR8W4FHI9JRENSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/W4FH/I9JRENSK/FR8W4FHI9JRENSK.SMALL.jpg lbritzphoto We are going to make a pinhole camera from a small matchbox.Yes, you will actually take pictures with it, so be sure to make it as best as possible!!! You will need... § A matchbox§ A new roll of B&W 400 ISO 35mm film§ An empty roll of 35mm film with at least 1cm stub of film sticking out. § ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:47:35 PDT
Instructions for Creating a Living Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructions-for-Creating-a-Living-Wall/
Instructions for Creating a Living Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/P99F/I9JRC5Y6/FESP99FI9JRC5Y6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/P99F/I9JRC5Y6/FESP99FI9JRC5Y6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/P99F/I9JRC5Y6/FESP99FI9JRC5Y6.SMALL.jpg mhurd4 A living wall is a vertical or slanted garden that is placed on any type of wall. It can also be placed on any structure such as a bookshelf, shelving, fireplace, and more! Living walls are typically seen on the inside of buildings as a way to liven up a living space. A living wall is a colorful and...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 07:57:48 PDT
Glitter Antlers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glitter-Antlers/
Glitter Antlers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/1UYS/I9EP9DPU/FP41UYSI9EP9DPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/1UYS/I9EP9DPU/FP41UYSI9EP9DPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/1UYS/I9EP9DPU/FP41UYSI9EP9DPU.SMALL.jpg Masterartwork Glitter is a quick and nice method to improve different objects. Recently I was on a flea market and bought a few roe deer antlers very cheaply. :) The most people have no use for them. But I bought them to produce glitter antlers.In this instruction I want to show you how to create a beautiful deko...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 10:22:58 PDT
Airbrushed painting with LED backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Airbrushed-painting-with-LED-backlight/
Airbrushed painting with LED backlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IX8F/I93F9GCI/FBPIX8FI93F9GCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IX8F/I93F9GCI/FBPIX8FI93F9GCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/IX8F/I93F9GCI/FBPIX8FI93F9GCI.SMALL.jpg RemyLeon Hey! Thanks for checking out my first Instructable,I hope you like it!I made this painting for a friend because he wanted a special gift for his wife. She's really likes the Delorean of "Back to the future" so the theme wasn't that difficult to choose! Because I'm a big fan of "Back to the future" t...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 06:55:24 PDT
Ink Pen and Watercolour Drawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Ink-Pen-and-Watercolour-Drawing/
Ink Pen and Watercolour Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/KYGO/I93FCTMP/FPYKYGOI93FCTMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/KYGO/I93FCTMP/FPYKYGOI93FCTMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/KYGO/I93FCTMP/FPYKYGOI93FCTMP.SMALL.jpg Angus Fisher I do a lot of drawing with a combination of ink pens and watercolour. The technique of combining pens and paints allows me to achieve a high level of control and detail in conjunction with the aesthetic of colour washes. I work primarily with natural subject matter and I enjoy representing my subjec...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 06:19:10 PDT
Ball Point Pen Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Point-Pen-Art/
Ball Point Pen Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/FDY4/I92LVSGZ/FEIFDY4I92LVSGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/FDY4/I92LVSGZ/FEIFDY4I92LVSGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/FDY4/I92LVSGZ/FEIFDY4I92LVSGZ.SMALL.jpg NathanSellers I have always loved art. It is the thing that I can get absolutely lost in. I am amazed by those who can create such lifelike images that fool the eye. There are several amazing ball point pen artists out there with incredible photo realism. I have always wondered if I could do something like th...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:03:49 PDT
0,00001 year old fossil http://www.instructables.com/id/000001-year-old-fossil/
0,00001 year old fossil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/09Q1/I92LXJXR/F7A09Q1I92LXJXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/09Q1/I92LXJXR/F7A09Q1I92LXJXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/09Q1/I92LXJXR/F7A09Q1I92LXJXR.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Fossils get your imagination running. The remains of something existing thousands of years ago.....Well these fossils are very new, young and without any history, but fun to make in under an hour. The circumstances for fossils to grow I had a few pieces of tile mosaic remaining after renewing th...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:55:25 PDT
Hot Glue Gun ART http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Gun-ART/
Hot Glue Gun ART - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1F7W/I92LT4R6/FL41F7WI92LT4R6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1F7W/I92LT4R6/FL41F7WI92LT4R6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/1F7W/I92LT4R6/FL41F7WI92LT4R6.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano While I was falling asleep last night I got this great idea to use hot glue as a resist technique in a watercolor painting. Similar to batik, however, instead of hot wax I used hot glue and worked on paper, rather than fabric. Supplies large sheet Arches paper (I think any paper would work)Hot ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:53:35 PDT
Display Vintage Matchboxes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Vintage-Matchboxes/
Display Vintage Matchboxes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/4XZT/I916G87G/FB64XZTI916G87G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/4XZT/I916G87G/FB64XZTI916G87G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/4XZT/I916G87G/FB64XZTI916G87G.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Matchboxes! Who would have thought that vintage matchbox designs were so damn cool. I remember the designs I used in this 'ible as a kid and never thought twice about them, Some things just get better with age I guess and these matchboxes definitely fit the bill. I got a whole bunch of these on e...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:35:25 PDT
Drawing tip: Getting proportions right http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-tip-Getting-proportions-right/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:10:29 PDT
Flash Mob Art Gallery http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Mob-Art-Gallery/
Flash Mob Art Gallery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/I325/I8VGOG7Y/FRMI325I8VGOG7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/I325/I8VGOG7Y/FRMI325I8VGOG7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/I325/I8VGOG7Y/FRMI325I8VGOG7Y.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger There is a long history of impromptu performance and installation art on public transportation. Last month some friends of mine and I decided to make a train on San Francisco's BART system into an art gallery during rush hour on a Friday. There are some important things to keep in mind when conducti...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:16:38 PDT
Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-oclock-shadow/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:35:04 PDT
How to Make a Cute Mosaic Tile Mirror Frame. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cute-Mosaic-Tile-Mirror-Frame/
How to Make a Cute Mosaic Tile Mirror Frame. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/6GAA/I8FQX36O/FAY6GAAI8FQX36O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/6GAA/I8FQX36O/FAY6GAAI8FQX36O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/6GAA/I8FQX36O/FAY6GAAI8FQX36O.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu That is very easy and simple!!Give it a try!! Prepare a wooden board Prepare a wooden board. Put a paper pattern Put a paper pattern. Draw a line Draw a line. Attach bond Attach bond. Stick a mirror Stick a mirror Put mosaic tile Put mosaic tile. Knead joint sealant of the tile ...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:49:04 PDT