Instructables: exploring - living - art - fun - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:15:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Comic Book Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Shoes/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
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
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
space spray paint tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/space-spray-paint-tutorial/
space spray paint tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/539U/HS18IXEZ/F9R539UHS18IXEZ.SMALL.jpg ysaks Here I will show you how to make an awesome space panting. incredibly easy!!! your supplies paint : any colours of spray paint, rustoleum spray paint works really well although cheaper paint is also fine. you will need black , purple, orange and green.paper : it is much better to use gloss paper...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:09:08 PST
Easy Art for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-for-Kids/
Easy Art for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Coming up with new ideas for kid's art projects usually turns into the same, mediocre crayon-on-paper ordeal. Even your average 4 year-old is yawning behind the colored wax sticks. With this tutorial, you can help creative a wonderfully artistic and memorable experience for you and your little one!...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:21:15 PST
Fun Flower Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Flower-Gate/
Fun Flower Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/0ECH/HIPIQXG0/FW60ECHHIPIQXG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/0ECH/HIPIQXG0/FW60ECHHIPIQXG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/0ECH/HIPIQXG0/FW60ECHHIPIQXG0.SMALL.jpg artlife     This is an expansion upon the fun flower fence instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fun-Flower-Fence/   When I was out of town a few months ago, my wife surprised me by building a gate for our picket fence. She told me on the phone that she did this. She is actua...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 20:54:05 PDT
Laundry Room Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Room-Wall-Art/
Laundry Room Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LVAP/HD4VG5G8/FYRLVAPHD4VG5G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LVAP/HD4VG5G8/FYRLVAPHD4VG5G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/LVAP/HD4VG5G8/FYRLVAPHD4VG5G8.SMALL.jpg nkarasch My wife and I made this piece of wall art for our laundry room in only a couple afternoons.  It was a quick, cheap, fun project we could do together that helped decorate one of the smallest rooms in our home.  You will need the following things... Supplies: (1)  4' long 1x3 pine board (1)  4' 6" l...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:19:18 PST
Easy to Draw Halloween Characters http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Draw-Halloween-Characters/
Easy to Draw Halloween Characters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ROHT/H82U81DI/FGRROHTH82U81DI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ROHT/H82U81DI/FGRROHTH82U81DI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/ROHT/H82U81DI/FGRROHTH82U81DI.SMALL.jpg John Induna AD Drawing is a handy hobby for all Makers. If you don’t draw, but think it would be fun, cool or useful to be able to draw. I did this for you. If you draw a little or even a lot, I hope you take a look and enjoy this. First and foremost I consider myself a Maker. However, the first things I starte...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:54:32 PDT
Drawing on Canvas Shoes Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-on-Canvas-Shoes-Guide/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 07:35:49 PDT
Jelly Belly Mosaic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Jelly-Belly-Mosaic/
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 17:37:43 PDT
Wire Car Push Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Car-Push-Toy/
Wire Car Push Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/OE8A/GLFUDX9W/FVOOE8AGLFUDX9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/OE8A/GLFUDX9W/FVOOE8AGLFUDX9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/OE8A/GLFUDX9W/FVOOE8AGLFUDX9W.SMALL.jpg skuypers I'm putting this instructable together after creating my first wire car. These are great projects for kids and adults.  They can be as simple or complex as you'd like. Artist Chido Johnson put together the first ever wire car cruise here in Detroit along Woodward Ave. He conducted workshops in the ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:25:33 PDT
How to Create a Kevin Costume (The Bird from UP) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Kevin-Costume-The-Bird-from-UP/
How to Create a Kevin Costume (The Bird from UP) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/HNQ4/GUPT2V9Z/FMEHNQ4GUPT2V9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/HNQ4/GUPT2V9Z/FMEHNQ4GUPT2V9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/HNQ4/GUPT2V9Z/FMEHNQ4GUPT2V9Z.SMALL.jpg thomp5km As many of you know me from my Slinky Dog Costume of last Halloween 2010, I would like to still introduce myself. I am an artist and graphic designer who has currently graduated with a BFA in fine arts. I love to do anything creative, but since graduation I have not had many creative o...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 14:51:49 PST
How to Liven up a Boring Print http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Liven-up-a-Boring-Print/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 12:24:15 PDT
Food Photography Through a Novice's Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Food-Photography-Through-a-Novices-Eyes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/M0CD/GKQ36D0W/F7FM0CDGKQ36D0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/M0CD/GKQ36D0W/F7FM0CDGKQ36D0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/M0CD/GKQ36D0W/F7FM0CDGKQ36D0W.SMALL.jpg jen7714 "I was skimming through all my dessert cookbooks one day. I desperately needed a good party dessert. I stopped to look at a delicious lemon pound cake, some chocolate chip cookies, and a very good-looking pear pie. I was thinking to myself," That was an excerpt from my instructable version of Pomeg...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 15:47:58 PST
Orange Peel Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Peel-Chain-1/
Orange Peel Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LO8Z/GHDSJG8G/FSTLO8ZGHDSJG8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LO8Z/GHDSJG8G/FSTLO8ZGHDSJG8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/LO8Z/GHDSJG8G/FSTLO8ZGHDSJG8G.SMALL.jpg vahid_you2004 Have a fresh fruit, like oranges, after a delicious meal always make an enjoyment feeling for everybody. Have you ever played with your orange remainders? Have you ever tried to make creations with orange peels? In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a chain use orange remainders. I ...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 05:36:11 PST
How to Draw - Basic Linear Perspective http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw---Basic-Linear-Perspective/
How to Draw - Basic Linear Perspective - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LODP/F6PC426P/FFTLODPF6PC426P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LODP/F6PC426P/FFTLODPF6PC426P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LODP/F6PC426P/FFTLODPF6PC426P.SMALL.jpg randofo In this first installment of my ongoing series of "How to Draw" Instructables, I will show you how to create real-looking three dimensional shapes.Linear Perspective is the most basic form of perspective in which all objects with faces parallel to the horizon, appear to converge in the distance at a...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2007 15:08:53 PDT
Turn Yourself Into a Cartoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Yourself-Into-a-Cartoon/
Turn Yourself Into a Cartoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/YMPX/FOHXB0KB/FJTYMPXFOHXB0KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/YMPX/FOHXB0KB/FJTYMPXFOHXB0KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/YMPX/FOHXB0KB/FJTYMPXFOHXB0KB.SMALL.jpg dviz You can turn yourself into a cartoon in just a few simple steps. If you cannot draw not to worry, with Illustrator you can use the auto trace tool and it will capture the necessary lines for you. You can also use Photoshop if you don't have Illustrator. Get An Image of Yourself Find an image of y...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 11:06:25 PST
Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/Trigger/
Trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/AXBA/G4PBP5VL/FNHAXBAG4PBP5VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/AXBA/G4PBP5VL/FNHAXBAG4PBP5VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/AXBA/G4PBP5VL/FNHAXBAG4PBP5VL.SMALL.jpg randofo Let's pull the time machine out of the closet and crank the dial way back to a much simpler time. Yes, today we are traveling back to 2004. You may wonder why we are going to 2004? The answer is quite simple. In 2004, I built, and for the first time satisfactorily documented, one of my strange elect...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:47:13 PST
Offline Commenting http://www.instructables.com/id/Offline-Commenting/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2009 09:46:49 PST
Color up your Converse Logo! Make em' Last! http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-up-your-Converse-Logo-Make-em-Last/
Color up your Converse Logo! Make em' Last! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/AUWF/FM2CSQ7Q/F6XAUWFFM2CSQ7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/AUWF/FM2CSQ7Q/F6XAUWFFM2CSQ7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/AUWF/FM2CSQ7Q/F6XAUWFFM2CSQ7Q.SMALL.jpg beauwalker23 Are you tired of your old Chucks? Need to "Spice Them up?"Okay then! I will teach you how to change your Converse logo (the Star in a circle on the side) into whatever you want! This will barely cost you any money as well. Well? Lets get started! Pick out Your Logo Okay You now need to find a log...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 16:46:45 PDT
How to make clay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-clay/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2008 15:22:13 PDT
LED Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chess-Set/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 18:04:36 PDT
Giant Lite Brite http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Lite-Brite/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 14:36:15 PDT
Make a magnet sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-magnet-sculpture/
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Wed, 27 Feb 2008 12:11:29 PST
How to make art. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-art./
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Wed, 28 Nov 2007 09:13:34 PST
Squishy Breast Stress Relief Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Squishy-Breast-Stress-Relief-Toy/
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Sat, 24 Nov 2007 19:33:14 PST
CD ROM Fish Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-ROM-Fish-Craft/
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 11:28:27 PDT