Instructables: exploring - living - art - paint http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:30:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Doodle:A Bonsai, Monkey & Paint Easel. Using Microsoft Paint (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/DoodleA-Bonsai-Monkey-Paint-Easel-Using-Microsoft-/
Doodle:A Bonsai, Monkey & Paint Easel. Using Microsoft Paint (Video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/VQFR/HYWT6Y88/FGTVQFRHYWT6Y88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/VQFR/HYWT6Y88/FGTVQFRHYWT6Y88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/VQFR/HYWT6Y88/FGTVQFRHYWT6Y88.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots Hi, I am Nami Mura I love to doodle. I'm new on YouTube please:Subscribe to my Channel more doodle and fun facts to come! How to doodle a Bonsai Tree Draw a curvy line for the bark of the tree. Click the brushes tab and select oil brush.Next I draw the plant tray. Click the brushes tab and use br...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:08:59 PDT
Cheap Modern Art Print from Bubble Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Modern-Art-Print-from-Bubble-Wrap/
Cheap Modern Art Print from Bubble Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/ZQPF/HZFDTZBR/F4JZQPFHZFDTZBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/ZQPF/HZFDTZBR/F4JZQPFHZFDTZBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/ZQPF/HZFDTZBR/F4JZQPFHZFDTZBR.SMALL.jpg johnstat000 The school year is coming up and, inspired by the new contests here on Instructables, I decided to do a bit of Dorm room art! I saw Print with bubble wrap by jayati0215 and I thought that it was a great idea, and I did it myself. I think that jayati0215's idea of making t-shirt prints was cool, but ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:34:43 PDT
Nature Watercolour Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Nature-Watercolour-Paint/
Nature Watercolour Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JQS4/HZ9O6PKT/FG1JQS4HZ9O6PKT.SMALL.jpg LionelTheElephant Using the pigments in berries, leaves, flowers and other colourful things from nature you can make your own watercolour paint! I used some nature I found in my backyard. The idea behind this was an interest in using nature to create a relatively common material that can be used. What You Will Need:A...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:59:19 PDT
TEMPERA PAINT http://www.instructables.com/id/TEMPRA-PAINT-Hidden-Images/
TEMPERA PAINT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/PZVK/HZ6T98CW/F3KPZVKHZ6T98CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/PZVK/HZ6T98CW/F3KPZVKHZ6T98CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/PZVK/HZ6T98CW/F3KPZVKHZ6T98CW.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Using Tempera Paint and drawing supplies I create artwork that I refer to as Hidden Images. The steps are easy Begin by folding a sheet of paper in half. I used 9"X12" arches paper. Open the paper and lay it flat. Drip several smallish drops of tempera down the fold of the paper and re-fold. Use ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:08:05 PDT
Abstract Decorative Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Decorative-Painting/
Abstract Decorative Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/2447/HZ5RQOXN/FCK2447HZ5RQOXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/2447/HZ5RQOXN/FCK2447HZ5RQOXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/2447/HZ5RQOXN/FCK2447HZ5RQOXN.SMALL.jpg Silvia Cantu Hello!In this tutorial I will show you how to create a decorative and abstract painting, it's very easy, fast and funny!This technique looks better in a big format, I did it in a small one to show you how to do it and to reuse a canvas that I have. Be sure you work in a ventilate area because of the...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:51:04 PDT
Shoe-Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shoes/
Shoe-Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/ORMF/HYPNY7A8/FUTORMFHYPNY7A8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/ORMF/HYPNY7A8/FUTORMFHYPNY7A8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/ORMF/HYPNY7A8/FUTORMFHYPNY7A8.SMALL.jpg a2c7 These are pretty time consuming, but use simple material and can be done on a fairly low budget.First, get some shoes you like the look of. The best materials to paint are canvas, obviously, though I've had sucess painting suede and you can paint smoother leather - but be prepared for your paint to...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:26:24 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
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
Paint Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Paper/
Paint Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/51BO/HY5NOVXU/FG351BOHY5NOVXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/51BO/HY5NOVXU/FG351BOHY5NOVXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/51BO/HY5NOVXU/FG351BOHY5NOVXU.SMALL.jpg Geremy Mama IntroductionWhen I was little, I would always use to much glue.When it dried, it would turn into a clear sort of plastic. So I tried recreate that, but with color. Instead though I got a cool type of paper. This paper can be used for virtually anything. It's sturdy like construction paper, so you ca...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:08:39 PDT
paint a griffin statue http://www.instructables.com/id/paint-a-griffin-statue/
paint a griffin statue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/8U6M/HXUOYFU5/FXN8U6MHXUOYFU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/8U6M/HXUOYFU5/FXN8U6MHXUOYFU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/8U6M/HXUOYFU5/FXN8U6MHXUOYFU5.SMALL.jpg hockey-puck well i had a plain white statue and decided to paint it... what you need acrylic paint different size paint bushessomething to paint like a ceramica nice area for you to focus on... finding the right colors what i did: looked for some nice griffin pictures on google so i can get some color ide...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:06:43 PDT
DIY Refurbished table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Refurbished-table/
DIY Refurbished table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/DXAX/HXII3Z5R/F4EDXAXHXII3Z5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/DXAX/HXII3Z5R/F4EDXAXHXII3Z5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/DXAX/HXII3Z5R/F4EDXAXHXII3Z5R.SMALL.jpg LoveLOL This is an easy Do It Yourself you can do to give an old table a new meaning! Supplies You Will Need For this project you will need...*A table or piece of wood furniture*~Mineral Spirits~Paint (Spray paint is what I used but you can you a latex or oil based paint as well)~A top clear coat, such a...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:05:50 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
Leaf Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Casting/
Leaf Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/P7QU/HXDOOW8S/FHAP7QUHXDOOW8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/P7QU/HXDOOW8S/FHAP7QUHXDOOW8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/P7QU/HXDOOW8S/FHAP7QUHXDOOW8S.SMALL.jpg averyjo This fun activity will compliment your garden in anyway. I used this for a. 4-H project in my local county fair. You can turn this into an ornamental lawn piece or a birdbath, the options are endless. This whole project lasts about lasts about a week. Mounding First you need to make a mound if s...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 06:28:11 PDT
Getting Stoned http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Stoned/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:50:15 PDT
How to PlastiDip Your Car's Rims Matte Black Without Tire Removal! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-PlastiDip-Your-Cars-Rims-Matte-Black/
How to PlastiDip Your Car's Rims Matte Black Without Tire Removal! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/YPQO/HWLD2AFE/FFNYPQOHWLD2AFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/YPQO/HWLD2AFE/FFNYPQOHWLD2AFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/YPQO/HWLD2AFE/FFNYPQOHWLD2AFE.SMALL.jpg tybo103 Plastidip is a great way to add color and style to your car without any permanent affects in case you mess up or change your mind. Plus it's cheap, relatively easy to remove, and does not stain.This whole project cost me about $20, I bought aerosol spray grip from home depot for $2 and used about 3 ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:05:48 PDT
Turn a Photo into a Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Photo-into-a-Painting/
Turn a Photo into a Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/XJ6Q/HV3QBPUU/FIHXJ6QHV3QBPUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/XJ6Q/HV3QBPUU/FIHXJ6QHV3QBPUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/XJ6Q/HV3QBPUU/FIHXJ6QHV3QBPUU.SMALL.jpg The Steph Show In this video I'm going to show you how to turn a photograph into an oil painting portrait - unfortunately I kind of mess up the painting that I'm using as an example and to be honest I'm completely embarrassed by it, but I have had better success using this method in the past so I thought I would s...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 13:49:21 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
Inkblot Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Inkblot-Collage/
Inkblot Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/23F8/HT5CUMWC/FNU23F8HT5CUMWC.SMALL.jpg katcosby This instructable will show you how to use inkblot art, and form it into a unique collage. This project is great for all ages to explore their creativity and express their artistic abilities in a unique way.  1. To begin this project, you will need four pieces of blank white paper, and your choi...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:12:48 PDT
Glass Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Painting/
Glass Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/K2XM/HSHEFUIY/FD4K2XMHSHEFUIY.SMALL.jpg gbeckett Looking for a new, creative craft? You may want to try glass painting. Much simpler then stained glass, glass painting creates an equally beautiful piece of artwork. It can look fairly similar to stained glass yet it has its own original style. It’s an excellent craft for people of all ages and can ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:31:10 PST
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
Girl http://www.instructables.com/id/Girl/
Girl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/VF5A/HRNQ7G6F/FVPVF5AHRNQ7G6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/VF5A/HRNQ7G6F/FVPVF5AHRNQ7G6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/VF5A/HRNQ7G6F/FVPVF5AHRNQ7G6F.SMALL.jpg 3DbySony Drawn in larger size and painted with my airbrush. Drawing a base sketch Drawn in larger size and painted with my airbrush.The painting is done with free hand techniek, no stencils used. Full color First done in black and white. Added color after.
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:16:09 PST
Using Sketchbook Pro To Look Like An Artist Even If You Aren't One http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Sketchbook-Pro-To-Look-Like-An-Artist-Even-I/
Using Sketchbook Pro To Look Like An Artist Even If You Aren't One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/OK71/HQP8492D/F5IOK71HQP8492D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/OK71/HQP8492D/F5IOK71HQP8492D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/OK71/HQP8492D/F5IOK71HQP8492D.SMALL.jpg antagonizer The first thing I did when, when I purchased my first 10" android tablet, was to was to scan the play store for apps that would help my in my obsession to create. Not to sound like a commercial here, but one of the best apps I came across, if not the greatest, was Autodesk's Sketchbook Pro. I starte...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:24:47 PST
How To: Poison Ivy Face Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Poison-Ivy-Face-Paint/
How To: Poison Ivy Face Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/FWJH/HPL6CVHH/FGNFWJHHPL6CVHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/FWJH/HPL6CVHH/FGNFWJHHPL6CVHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/FWJH/HPL6CVHH/FGNFWJHHPL6CVHH.SMALL.jpg kbug7380 this is a tutorial on how to do poison ivy face paint. its great for parties and so fun! Materials You will need:● green face paint● paint brush (small)● a face Start It! Start it on the neck and let it flow up onto the face The Face once it is up to the face we are going to start adding p...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 08:55:05 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
How to Paint (without any hand skill) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-without-any-hand-skill/
How to Paint (without any hand skill) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4A48/HO7XI1TJ/FL64A48HO7XI1TJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4A48/HO7XI1TJ/FL64A48HO7XI1TJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/4A48/HO7XI1TJ/FL64A48HO7XI1TJ.SMALL.jpg dgoodwin208 My dream was always to paint my own art that hangs on my walls, but I have a problem: My skill with the brush is minimal at best. I'm a digital kid (read: Photoshop etc.) who's been trying to move into physical goods. The answer is pretty sweet once it hit me... Lasers. Laser cutters and spray pai...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 01:47:33 PST
How to make a grassy hill with a sunset on Paint.NET http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-grassy-hill-with-a-sunset-on-PaintNE/
How to make a grassy hill with a sunset on Paint.NET - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/MP8Q/HNY233GD/FG1MP8QHNY233GD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/MP8Q/HNY233GD/FG1MP8QHNY233GD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/MP8Q/HNY233GD/FG1MP8QHNY233GD.SMALL.jpg farmerboyk Hello! I'm going to show you how to make a grassy hill on paint.NET. It's really easy, and the outcome is very nice! The picture shown is something I made for school. I could have made the tree better, but I made everything.  Make the hill shape First, I'll start out with an 800x600 background. M...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:22:44 PST
Langkawi , My First Oil Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Langkawi-My-First-Oil-Paint/
Langkawi , My First Oil Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/NJTW/HNM4HD5C/F7MNJTWHNM4HD5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/NJTW/HNM4HD5C/F7MNJTWHNM4HD5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/NJTW/HNM4HD5C/F7MNJTWHNM4HD5C.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 If you like oil painting and really want to try it , go on . Just do it. It is really simple , fun and rewarding. All you need to start you first master piece is decision and time. I 've got some useful tips from this book " Oil Painting for Dummies ". In the next few steps , I 'll show you how ea...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 15:34:21 PST
Masonite Mounting Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Masonite-Mounting-Guide/
Masonite Mounting Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/FYJY/HN82H8B6/FN1FYJYHN82H8B6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/FYJY/HN82H8B6/FN1FYJYHN82H8B6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/FYJY/HN82H8B6/FN1FYJYHN82H8B6.SMALL.jpg Art of Kyle Willis I've seen a lot of people painting on Masonite board and recently took to painting on it myself. What I didn't see, however, was a way to mount it that doesn't include a frame. I think the board stands on its own and I came up with a way to mount it that is inexpensive and efficient. Tools needed ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:05:55 PDT
Leda's Study: my Mystery Build 2013 entry http://www.instructables.com/id/Ledas-Study-my-Mystery-Build-2013-entry/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 01:11:20 PDT
How to Draw Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Light/
How to Draw Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/PTLV/HMVJ9AJ9/FQAPTLVHMVJ9AJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/PTLV/HMVJ9AJ9/FQAPTLVHMVJ9AJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/PTLV/HMVJ9AJ9/FQAPTLVHMVJ9AJ9.SMALL.jpg edibleberries A cross media approach to drawing light and glow for artists and illustrators.  The great painters of the Renaissance period are best known for the way they were able to capture spiritual scenes which seemed to glow with internal light. But you don't have to be inspired by the numinous to want to c...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:52:42 PDT
Wax Resist http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Resist/
Wax Resist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NAMA/HMEXRQK0/FSINAMAHMEXRQK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NAMA/HMEXRQK0/FSINAMAHMEXRQK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NAMA/HMEXRQK0/FSINAMAHMEXRQK0.SMALL.jpg Agoodgirl Wax resist is a kind of art I learned in school. It's super easy and super fun. Get The Right Materials You need the following items1.scratch paper or newspaper and lots of it2.a paint brush3. Your paints4. Candles (the wax kind)5.a piece of paper or an old notebook6.a pen or a pencil7.bondpaper...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 08:57:13 PDT
Clay/rock/ Stone Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/Clayrock-Stone-Houses/
Clay/rock/ Stone Houses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XGTD/HLZRXNNA/F16XGTDHLZRXNNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XGTD/HLZRXNNA/F16XGTDHLZRXNNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/XGTD/HLZRXNNA/F16XGTDHLZRXNNA.SMALL.jpg samartDW Find Some Clay Or Rocks null Paint The Main Part Of The Rock White null And The Roof Part Brown null Then Add In The Details With A Fine Paint Brush null Now Add Green Felt To The Bottom To Look Like Grass And So It Doesn't Scratch Surface null Now You Have A Cute Rock/clay House O...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 09:48:51 PDT
Making Your Own Russian Dolls (cats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Russian-Dolls-cats/
Making Your Own Russian Dolls (cats) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/J0RS/HM33UZI0/FTPJ0RSHM33UZI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/J0RS/HM33UZI0/FTPJ0RSHM33UZI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/J0RS/HM33UZI0/FTPJ0RSHM33UZI0.SMALL.jpg samartDW Firstly you need to carve out your biggest shape from wood then shell out the first doll and carve a smaller shell to fit into the big shell then do it several more times until you have the amount that you need Now for the paint job firstly you need to varnish your dolls then paint them wit...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:19:01 PDT
Brilliant Art Tips! http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliant-Art-Tips/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q847/HLSGST9O/FLOQ847HLSGST9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q847/HLSGST9O/FLOQ847HLSGST9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q847/HLSGST9O/FLOQ847HLSGST9O.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This collection is dedicated to the brilliant tips out there for the artist, art teacher and art hobbyist! null Great way to store paint! null Fast cheap and easy way to fix your dried out oven bake clay! null Make your own gesso! null Great chalk board eraser with storage null Fantas...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 21:28:55 PDT
Chevron Paintings http://www.instructables.com/id/Chevron-Paintings/
Chevron Paintings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/5LLG/HKVLM2OD/FD45LLGHKVLM2OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/5LLG/HKVLM2OD/FD45LLGHKVLM2OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/5LLG/HKVLM2OD/FD45LLGHKVLM2OD.SMALL.jpg giraffeboy In this tutorial I will show you how to easily make some pretty neat chevron patterned canvases to use in decorating or just a cool art piece.  Materials Needed: canvas (I used 3 11x14 in but you can use any size and any number of canvases) masking/painters tape t-square drafting t...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:31:43 PDT
How to Make an Awesome Design (Using Paint and Adobe Photoshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Awesome-Design-Using-Paint-and-Adob/
How to Make an Awesome Design (Using Paint and Adobe Photoshop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/OACD/HL5FJCHC/FD7OACDHL5FJCHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/OACD/HL5FJCHC/FD7OACDHL5FJCHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/OACD/HL5FJCHC/FD7OACDHL5FJCHC.SMALL.jpg craft-n-genius On this Instructable, I will be showing you how to draw an awesome design on Paint (or any other program that you use to draw on your computer), and Adobe Photoshop. I came up with this idea from a story I am writing. There was a certain design that I wanted to create and so I experimented until I g...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 13:41:29 PDT
How to Draw a Minion on Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-a-Minion-on-Paint/
How to Draw a Minion on Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/4XJ4/HKVKP3AI/F474XJ4HKVKP3AI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/4XJ4/HKVKP3AI/F474XJ4HKVKP3AI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/4XJ4/HKVKP3AI/F474XJ4HKVKP3AI.SMALL.jpg craft-n-genius Hi! This is my first Instructable so I decided to start out easy. On this Instructable, I will be showing you how to draw a Minion from Despicable Me 1 or 2 (it doesn't really matter since all the Minions look the same). I use a program called Paint. It is probably installed on your computer if you ...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:35:00 PDT
Russian Doll Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Russian-Doll-Mod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XK4B/HJKC7Y4S/FJPXK4BHJKC7Y4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XK4B/HJKC7Y4S/FJPXK4BHJKC7Y4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/XK4B/HJKC7Y4S/FJPXK4BHJKC7Y4S.SMALL.gif chaitanyak Had picked up this set of russian doll(Matryoshka doll) knock offs from a trip to Channapatna a few years back..  the finish and quality was not so great.. and the enamel was a bit chipped. so anyway i recently saw a cool image on facebook.. someone had painted their set(maybe they used knockoffs as...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:38:16 PDT
Paint Blowing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Blowing/
Paint Blowing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/CV85/HKCK2TF6/FL1CV85HKCK2TF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/CV85/HKCK2TF6/FL1CV85HKCK2TF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/CV85/HKCK2TF6/FL1CV85HKCK2TF6.SMALL.jpg abpanda02 I came up with this when I was playing with paints. I wanted one of my paintings to dry, so I blew directly on one of the drops of paint. It spread everywhere and my painting was ruined! But then I came up with this idea! Blow the paint as an art! The Supplies For this project you will need: A f...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:33:36 PDT
Quick and Dirty 5-minute Laser Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-5-minute-Laser-Stencil/
Quick and Dirty 5-minute Laser Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/23Q7/HJZ86LWU/FVE23Q7HJZ86LWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/23Q7/HJZ86LWU/FVE23Q7HJZ86LWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/23Q7/HJZ86LWU/FVE23Q7HJZ86LWU.SMALL.jpg blorgggg This is a pretty simple instructable, and many users have skills far beyond what is covered here, but I am making this instructable as a way to show a really quick, efficient method for doing rough screen printing. A lot of people might already know all this, but it took me some experimenting to get...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:31:44 PDT
Garden Plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plaque/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/7L1O/HK1DG1KW/F3R7L1OHK1DG1KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/7L1O/HK1DG1KW/F3R7L1OHK1DG1KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/7L1O/HK1DG1KW/F3R7L1OHK1DG1KW.SMALL.jpg shadowfeet I've been feeling uber DIY-ey recently, so after spending about an hour pintresting I chose a project to use some paint I'd just gotten for free. I took about a foot long section of two by four I had sitting around, covered it with two light coats of exterior white, and then traced a quote on to it...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:14:31 PDT
Fast spray paint stencils with an electric engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-spray-paint-stencils-with-an-electric-engrave/
Fast spray paint stencils with an electric engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/N3CX/HJKBW0EB/F7BN3CXHJKBW0EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/N3CX/HJKBW0EB/F7BN3CXHJKBW0EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/N3CX/HJKBW0EB/F7BN3CXHJKBW0EB.SMALL.jpg carpespasm The title pretty much says it all, but yesterday I was marking my territory (large tools at JaxHax Makerspace) with an electric engraver I picked up from Harbor Freight for about $8, and noticed one of our members making a spray paint stencil. It occurred to me that the engraver might be a good mean...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:42:21 PDT
Hand-Painted Pottery | Family Fun in the Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Day-Activity-Painting-Pottery-Hand-paint/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/5042/HJ39SJ0A/F3N5042HJ39SJ0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/5042/HJ39SJ0A/F3N5042HJ39SJ0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/5042/HJ39SJ0A/F3N5042HJ39SJ0A.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse Every week we block off time for "just" family.  Sometimes it's the weekend. Other weeks it's just a small amount from after school & work 'til bedtime. We reserve that time for us to get together and reconnect.  We've  grown to cherish the time we've spent together and sometimes we even have souven...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 05:16:09 PDT
Painted Typography http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Typography/
Painted Typography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/YHUN/HJ1XP62V/FFCYHUNHJ1XP62V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/YHUN/HJ1XP62V/FFCYHUNHJ1XP62V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/YHUN/HJ1XP62V/FFCYHUNHJ1XP62V.SMALL.jpg jessicahenderson88 With a steady hand, and a little bit of extra free time, just about anyone can make a beautiful typographic piece to hang on the wall. Print out the text You really want the text to be entirely black & white if possible. Then print it out slightly smaller than your canvas. Once you have it printe...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 10:11:12 PDT
Spray Paint Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Stencil/
Spray Paint Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6K5J/HIGF9ELO/F5E6K5JHIGF9ELO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6K5J/HIGF9ELO/F5E6K5JHIGF9ELO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/6K5J/HIGF9ELO/F5E6K5JHIGF9ELO.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose Ever since I discovered spray paint at the age of 7 or 8, making stencils has always been part of my life. After years of developing my stencils from paper, to cardboard, card stock, sticky-back printer paper, and styrene plastic, I’ve finally figured out a fool proof way to transfer just about any ...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:07:35 PDT
Zombie Pyrography http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Pyrography/
Zombie Pyrography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/CIV6/HIGFAWV4/FRBCIV6HIGFAWV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/CIV6/HIGFAWV4/FRBCIV6HIGFAWV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/CIV6/HIGFAWV4/FRBCIV6HIGFAWV4.SMALL.jpg gatchitronics Celebrating the ghastly creatures haunting our dreams, this zombie carving will be sure to become a plaque of pride when the undead bust down your doors seeking to devour your brains. Inspired by the movie World War Z, we will teach you today how to burn unique designs into slabs of wood!  Materia...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 07:16:54 PDT
Peel Off Window Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Peel-Off-Window-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/IJLG/HHI4WG2O/FB5IJLGHHI4WG2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/IJLG/HHI4WG2O/FB5IJLGHHI4WG2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/IJLG/HHI4WG2O/FB5IJLGHHI4WG2O.SMALL.jpg lmnopeas My son and I have recently taken up the hobby of creating window art. We bought a kit that comes with peel of paint, a book with traceable designs and a tracing sheet. While a lot of the book designs are really fun, we wanted to create some pieces with some of our favorite things. This project is fu...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 17:21:41 PDT
My Acrylic and Oil Paint Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Acrylic-and-Oil-Paint-Techniques/
My Acrylic and Oil Paint Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/17DL/HGU2JM2X/FDT17DLHGU2JM2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/17DL/HGU2JM2X/FDT17DLHGU2JM2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/17DL/HGU2JM2X/FDT17DLHGU2JM2X.SMALL.jpg kjegelan I started to explore painting about 10 years ago. In the beginning it was just oil on plate. Now days, Its mainly acrylic painting with oil as a last stroke. But mostly just acrylic.  I will just show ,and put together some of my projects here. And try to explain the pros and cons.   The gallery c...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 01:48:13 PDT
Pastel Masquerade http://www.instructables.com/id/Pastel-Masquerade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/R2FK/HFPTIQOB/FKXR2FKHFPTIQOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/R2FK/HFPTIQOB/FKXR2FKHFPTIQOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/R2FK/HFPTIQOB/FKXR2FKHFPTIQOB.SMALL.jpg Kellalynn This was a piece I did last year. Mind you I was experimenting with coloring it in on the computer, so it does have a few rough area's. I also wish I had drawn the eye a bit better, but overall I really like how the style of it turned out. This is a but different for though, because I like more the ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 06:52:10 PDT
How to paint on Sand Stone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-on-Sand-Stone/
How to paint on Sand Stone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/5TB2/HFSH79JS/FNV5TB2HFSH79JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/5TB2/HFSH79JS/FNV5TB2HFSH79JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/5TB2/HFSH79JS/FNV5TB2HFSH79JS.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 I collect sand stones on the beach. In this instructable, I wanted to turn it into an artistic work. What you will need. Red Paint Blue Paint White Paint Brush Old CD-Rom Architects saw Start Painting Now start mixing Blue and Red Paint by 50 / 50 percent for each color to get purple pai...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 13:41:13 PDT