Instructables: exploring - living - art - paint Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:02:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Inkblot Collage
Inkblot Collage - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Glass Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
space spray paint tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Using Sketchbook Pro To Look Like An Artist Even If You Aren't One - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How To: Poison Ivy Face Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Easy Art for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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)
How to Paint (without any hand skill) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to make a grassy hill with a sunset on Paint.NET - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Langkawi , My First Oil Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Masonite Mounting Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Leda's Study: my Mystery Build 2013 entry - More DIY How To Projects]]> supersoftdrink If you had a box of random materials, could you make a piece of art using nothing but those materials and paint?  That's the premise behind Mystery Build.  Once I heard about it, I knew I wanted to participate. I didn't have much notice this year, so hopefully my entry next year will be a bit more...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 01:11:20 PDT
How to Draw Light
How to Draw Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wax Resist - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Clay/rock/ Stone Houses - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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)
Making Your Own Russian Dolls (cats) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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! 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
Chevron Paintings - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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)
How to Make an Awesome Design (Using Paint and Adobe Photoshop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Draw a Minion on Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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!
Paint Blowing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Quick and Dirty 5-minute Laser Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
Fast spray paint stencils with an electric engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
Painted Typography - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Spray Paint Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Zombie Pyrography - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
My Acrylic and Oil Paint Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
How to paint on Sand Stone - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Chicago Bulls Pen transformation
Chicago Bulls Pen transformation - More DIY How To Projects]]> gaoxiong Chicago Bulls Pen transformation To prepare acrylic paints began to play imagine the transformation! Chicago Bulls Pen transformation Propylene to use your imagination to transform abandoned pen holder
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 03:30:46 PDT
Inspirational words on canvas
Inspirational words on canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nousie This one I made for my sister. She's really happy with it luckily! :D What you need: canvas paint somewhere to put your paint in :P paintbrushes: thin and thick (optional) letters stencil pencil ruler and of course a quote of your choice Paint your canvas Pai...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 07:08:36 PDT
Horse Painting Chey295 This is a painting I made at an extra-curricular art class that I attend every Wednesday for three hours. This was a very difficult painting that I originally found in a magazine and wanted to re-create for myself. The hardest part was the angle at which the horse is portrayed.  A lot of time went i...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 18:16:29 PDT
Handmade Vintage Rose
Handmade Vintage Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> gaoxiong The first step: the material is ready to have a bunch of wire and a crepe paper and a double-sided adhesive. Step 2: Cut a few pieces of crepe paper sizes of no more than palm size rectangular, with one end of the index finger and thumb rolled rectangular crepe paper to make it look like rose petals...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 08:55:36 PDT
Paint An Album Cover On Tin From An Old Barn rustyknuckles Whenever we create a new album cover, it is always a methodical process of research and ideas, that come together to help best create a piece of art to complement the music. On the new album for the Americana / Roots band, Carolina Still, we were talking with the lead singer and guitarist Justin C...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 13:11:04 PST
Laser-etched glass art with hand-coloring
Laser-etched glass art with hand-coloring - More DIY How To Projects]]> nginzler I made this partly at TechShop, an amazing place with several outposts in the US. It's a production shop with tools for metalworking, woodworking, industrial sewing, vinyl banner cutting, electronics and arduino, laser cutting and more: Etching the glass plate On this laser...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 20:29:27 PST
Custom skinny spray paint cap
Custom skinny spray paint cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> conceptualstratagem The needle cap is used in technical aerosol painting for effects and detail work. This tutorial shows how to modify it into a custom skinny cap. If left unmodified it produces a strong flow of paint suitable for bursts of color as well as drip effects, basically a splatter cap. Experimentation with ...
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:11:39 PST
Prepping a canvas for painting
Prepping a canvas for painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohhello This instructable will show how to prep your canvas, this will be of one I reconstructed from an old bulletin board. If using a fabric canvas, make sure that the fabric itself doesn't have too much give. That also applies for how tightly wound the canvas should be.If the canvas wasn't stretched ...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 09:19:00 PST
Clay Dragon Sculpture
Clay Dragon Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> mlangevoort A couple of years ago, I thought of the idea of making a dragon sculpture for my best friend, who is into fantasy and dragons. I looked up how hard this would turn out to be, and decided I could do it. Here are the steps I undertook in making this sculpture. It is a real fun thing to do, but it too...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 14:41:53 PST
Horror Halloween skull! danielss Just a facepaint art! Picture Edited and taken completely by me! -Daniel
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 11:13:16 PDT
The Gentleman's Tag Bag (or The Sweetest Brief Case You've Seen Today)
The Gentleman's Tag Bag (or The Sweetest Brief Case You've Seen Today) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkelly20 Hello there.  Do suffer from chronic loathing of blank surfaces, a feeling that that dilapidated wall is missing something, or have you ever been sitting through yet another mind numbing boardroom meeting thinking, "Man this place could really use some more color." Well here's your cure:  The Gentle...
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:27:23 PDT
rock and roll inspired suitcase detchosfat this old sewing case was going to be thrown out, so i saved it and decided to make it groovy. it has bands i like from the 50's up to the 90's plus a large image of cold chisels 20th century album cover that i changed a bit. it is now my proud on flight luggage bag. unfortunately a few of the photos...
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 03:14:04 PDT
How to make a wooden texture in Paint.NET
How to make a wooden texture in Paint.NET - More DIY How To Projects]]> farmerboyk Hi! I'm going to show you how to make a wooden texture in Paint.NET. Pick your colors and make a cloud So first your gonna wanna pick your colors. The ones used here are the orange and brown that are on top of each other in the paint pallet. Now, go to EffectsRenderClouds and use default settin...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 11:50:02 PDT
Demon Sword (Sketch Book X)
Demon Sword (Sketch Book X) - More DIY How To Projects]]> lfetzer In the spirit of Halloween, I made this cool demon-ish sword; heres how you can design one too! I used the free version of Autodesk Sketchbook for the iPod touch, however it would be easier I imagine to use the pc version. sword design Start with a blank slate, and turn on the vertical mirroring ...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 22:16:37 PDT
Amazing Grace Cross CDHenson This project was done primarily by my wife, it was her idea, and she painted it and stained the wood.  I attached the letters that is it. Now that that is out of the way, all of the pieces can be purchased for this project at hobby stores, the cross was made out of yellow pine 1X4, that had been mor...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 07:12:14 PDT
Make Art for Cheap - borrow a kid's watercolor paint supersoftdrink Art supplies don't have to cost a lot of money. I'm not what one would call experienced with watercolor, but I recently bought some cheap watercolor paint for my kids.  One day I wanted to try painting some things myself.  It had been years since I'd tried watercolor. I highly suggest using water...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 14:02:39 PDT
How to Paint a Mandala the.bead.rolls.on This is an expansion on an idea that has been used in many situations, with many age levels and skills. You can assign a meaning to each shape and bring that energy into the circle. You can use this painting as a way to overcome difficult situations and bring more helpful thinking into your life.  ...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 21:13:23 PDT