Instructables: exploring - living - art - drawing - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:41:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
TEMPERA PAINT http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPRA-PAINT-Hidden-Images/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:08:05 PDT
Perspective Drawing Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-Drawing-Grid/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:15:13 PDT
How to make Rain Drawings with NeverWet superhydrophobic coating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Rain-Drawings-with-NeverWet-superhydro/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:24:16 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
How to Draw Perspective II: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-II-For-Makers/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:38:08 PDT
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-For-Makers/
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This instructable will cover the basics of drawing rectilinear shapes in 2 point perspective.The previous Instructable in this series covered the basics of selecting drawing tools, drawing posture and making a straight line.Here's a link to my other drawing Instructables:http://www.instructables.com...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:34:01 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
Divide and Conquer: An Easy Way to Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/Divide-and-Conquer-An-Easy-Way-to-Draw/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 08:51:58 PST
Built-in Wireless Light Box with Secret Storage. http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-in-Wireless-Light-Box-with-Secret-Storage/
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 07:33:53 PST
Making a quill pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-quill-pen/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:03:31 PDT
Under $30 Light Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-30-Light-Table/
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Sat, 2 Feb 2008 20:59:43 PST
How To Draw A Room Using One Point Perspective http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-A-Room-Using-One-Point-Perspective/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 18:00:20 PST
How To Draw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-3/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 19:17:57 PDT
Creating Doodle Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Doodle-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/11BX/H68GSS7Y/FQK11BXH68GSS7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/11BX/H68GSS7Y/FQK11BXH68GSS7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/11BX/H68GSS7Y/FQK11BXH68GSS7Y.SMALL.jpg aressa Creating Doodle Art is so much fun.  It is such a great way to relax after a stressful day.  You can even carry markers and paper with you whenever you have to wait at the doctor's office, or any other type of event.  It not only passes the time, but allows you to be creative. The first step to cre...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 02:34:16 PDT
Chrome Rim Drawing Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Chrome-Rim-Drawing-Tutorial/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2008 09:53:13 PDT
How to draw the female eye http://www.instructables.com/id/Professional-drawing-tutorial!!!/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 14:42:56 PST
Food Coloring Markers http://www.instructables.com/id/Food-Coloring-Markers/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 07:58:46 PST
Drawing for Non-Majors: using analog and digital tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-for-Non-Majors-using-analog-and-digital-t/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2008 20:24:28 PST
Turn Yourself Into a Cartoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Yourself-Into-a-Cartoon/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 11:06:25 PST
how to make charcoal pencils http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-charcoal-pencils/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2008 06:58:33 PDT
Great Artist Warm Up Exercise http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Artist-Warm-Up-Exercise/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2009 10:41:33 PST
How to do 3D Anamorphic Artwork and Sidewalk, Street, and Driveway Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-3D-Anamorphic-Artwork-and-Sidewalk-Stre/
How to do 3D Anamorphic Artwork and Sidewalk, Street, and Driveway Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/T7YC/FUI0SGN6/FJ7T7YCFUI0SGN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/T7YC/FUI0SGN6/FJ7T7YCFUI0SGN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/T7YC/FUI0SGN6/FJ7T7YCFUI0SGN6.SMALL.jpg Greasetattoo Hello, My name is "Grease" and this is my first Instructable. I would like to "Thank You" for stopping by. Have you ever seen the 3D Anamorphic pictures that Julian Beever has drawn on the sidewalks, streets and driveways . Well, this is my version of doing it, on printed paper, from your computer....
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Thu, 14 May 2009 19:39:15 PDT