Instructables: exploring - living - art - painting - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 22:14:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:18:05 PDT
Paradise Inspired Bedroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradise-Inspired-Bedroom/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:34:18 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
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
Make Your Own Fabric Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Paint/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:01:02 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
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
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/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 06:19:10 PDT
Hot Glue Gun ART http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Gun-ART/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:53:35 PDT
Painting with Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Eggs/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
Turn Gift Wrapping Paper into Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Gift-Wrapping-Paper-into-Wall-Art/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:33:00 PDT
3D or Integral Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-or-Integral-Painting/
3D or Integral Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FSXC/I6H7FX93/FHOFSXCI6H7FX93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FSXC/I6H7FX93/FHOFSXCI6H7FX93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/FSXC/I6H7FX93/FHOFSXCI6H7FX93.SMALL.gif all_thumbs You are probably familiar with those thick postcards which look different depending on the viewing angle, allowing them to be autostereoscopic, display different phases of some action, or simply display different pictures. They can usually be found in the souvenir stores of art or science museums. ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:01:11 PST
The Pandorica Opens painting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pandorica-Opens-painting/
The Pandorica Opens painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4R85/I4WYTOVL/FFN4R85I4WYTOVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4R85/I4WYTOVL/FFN4R85I4WYTOVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4R85/I4WYTOVL/FFN4R85I4WYTOVL.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput Two things I really like are watching Doctor Who and Vincent van Gogh's paintings. I was really exited about the episode 'Vincent and the doctor' and it couldn't have been any better. A while later, I saw the episode 'The pandorica opens'. In this episode Vincent van Gogh is seen painting on a canva...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 14:10:55 PST
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mural-Painting-Fun-or-Profit/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:37 PDT
How to Make Oil Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Oil-Paint/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:29 PDT
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
Paint a Galaxy in 30 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Galaxy-in-30-Minutes/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:09:16 PDT
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplex-Frames-For-Your-Artwork/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:06:04 PDT
Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Artistic-Treasure-with-House-Paint/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
Day of the Dead Bear Skull Vanitas Encaustic Beeswax Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Day-of-the-Dead-Bear-Skull-Vanitas-Encaustic-Beesw/
Day of the Dead Bear Skull Vanitas Encaustic Beeswax Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/SJ0J/HY3ZA155/FVRSJ0JHY3ZA155.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/SJ0J/HY3ZA155/FVRSJ0JHY3ZA155.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/SJ0J/HY3ZA155/FVRSJ0JHY3ZA155.SMALL.jpg cabinfeverinalaska Encaustic wax art is pure organic beeswax and dammar resin. The pigments are high quality cakes of wax made with natural ingredients like oil paints. The word Encaustic is Greek which simply means to burn in. The wax is melted on a hot pallet and applied to the substrate hot, it cools instantly, t...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:16:00 PDT
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Not-So-Southern-Sorority-Craft-The-21st-Paddle/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 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
Perspective Drawing Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-Drawing-Grid/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:15:13 PDT
Paint Made from Berries & Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Made-from-Berries-Nature/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:51:03 PDT
Beeswax Painting aka Encaustic Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeswax-Painting-aka-Encaustic-Painting/
Beeswax Painting aka Encaustic Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/TTPP/HWRC5NIF/FE2TTPPHWRC5NIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/TTPP/HWRC5NIF/FE2TTPPHWRC5NIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/TTPP/HWRC5NIF/FE2TTPPHWRC5NIF.SMALL.jpg cabinfeverinalaska Encaustic wax art is pure organic beeswax and dammar resin. The pigments are high quality cakes of wax made with natural ingredients like oil paints. The word Encaustic is Greek which simply means to burn in. The wax is melted on a hot pallet and applied to the substrate hot, it cools instantly, t...
By: cabinfeverinalaska

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:02:10 PDT
Fruit Glass Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Glass-Window/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:38:31 PDT
Oscar Award SK8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscar-Award-SK8/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:26:39 PST
Create your Own Watermark http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-Own-Watermark/
Create your Own Watermark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Watermarks are a recognizable image or pattern on paper that is faintly visible in the background of artwork or on official documentation. But you probably already know what a watermark is, but did know you could make your own watermark? With the use of water color paints and oil pastels, you can...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:09:35 PST
Artist's Brush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Artists-Brush-Holder/
Artist's Brush Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/2S7C/HAQ3A31Q/FUH2S7CHAQ3A31Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/2S7C/HAQ3A31Q/FUH2S7CHAQ3A31Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/2S7C/HAQ3A31Q/FUH2S7CHAQ3A31Q.SMALL.jpg Thinkenstein While soaking brushes in water, brush hairs can be permanently distorted if they press against the bottom of the container.  This idea prevents that kind of damage.   Clothespins hold the brushes and keep them from touching the bottom of the container.  Two vertical wires attached to the container ...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:54:45 PST
Portable Painting Palette I made at TechShop Chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Painting-Palette-I-made-at-TechShop-Chand/
Portable Painting Palette I made at TechShop Chandler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/TK0W/HQGHLUZQ/FCHTK0WHQGHLUZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/TK0W/HQGHLUZQ/FCHTK0WHQGHLUZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/TK0W/HQGHLUZQ/FCHTK0WHQGHLUZQ.SMALL.jpg bmkenned A wood painting palette with a glass surface I use for oil painting. Made at TechShop Chandler, www.techshop.ws Supplies For this project I bought 2x 1x2's (pine or poplar), some 1/8 birch plywood, and a sheet of replacement glass (16x20) Miter joints Take your 1x2's and measure the length you...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:26:27 PST
A Handheld Mobile Easel so you can paint anytime and anywhere http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Handheld-Mobile-Easel-so-you-can-paint-anytime-a/
A Handheld Mobile Easel so you can paint anytime and anywhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/TIF7/HPO2FYMO/FGYTIF7HPO2FYMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/TIF7/HPO2FYMO/FGYTIF7HPO2FYMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/TIF7/HPO2FYMO/FGYTIF7HPO2FYMO.SMALL.jpg johnhaddad I enjoy drawing and painting outdoors but not the hassle of transporting and setting up an easel and my art supplies.  This project was inspired by a desire to draw and paint virtually anywhere at a moment’s notice.  With the Handheld Mobile Easel I can easily hold my easel, palette, water container...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:06:35 PST
UMBRELLA PAINTING http://www.instructables.com/id/UMBRELLA-PAINTING/
UMBRELLA PAINTING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/B4NQ/HP5F5FKZ/FTZB4NQHP5F5FKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/B4NQ/HP5F5FKZ/FTZB4NQHP5F5FKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/B4NQ/HP5F5FKZ/FTZB4NQHP5F5FKZ.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I cant think of anyone that wouldn't enjoy a  hand painted umbrella! My instructable displays easy and fun steps to create your own umbrella to keep or to give as a gift! Supplies an umbrella blank acrylic paint Chromacryl textile medium sharpie markers, and/or sakura markers (waterproof) pencil ...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 08:31:44 PST
DIY Abstract Masterpieces http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Abstract-Masterpieces/
DIY Abstract Masterpieces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/SNY6/HOHYL7LJ/FCBSNY6HOHYL7LJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/SNY6/HOHYL7LJ/FCBSNY6HOHYL7LJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/SNY6/HOHYL7LJ/FCBSNY6HOHYL7LJ.SMALL.jpg creativity123 These colorful masterpieces are a great idea for a gift or a awesome decoration for your room! Supplies For this Instructable you will need: Paint (a variety of colors) Painter's tape (NOT ELECTRICAL TAPE) Paintbrushes Scissors Canvas(es) Placing the tape Next you will need to creatively pl...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:13:13 PST
How to Customize a Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Customize-a-Tote-Bag/
How to Customize a Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TLT2/HI3TWNM3/F2DTLT2HI3TWNM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TLT2/HI3TWNM3/F2DTLT2HI3TWNM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TLT2/HI3TWNM3/F2DTLT2HI3TWNM3.SMALL.jpg TiffanyLeu UNIQUE, AFFORDABLE AND TRENDY!  Learn how to customize your own tote bag! It's easy and fun to make. Now let's get creative!  Adapted from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSnlE1FXI4Q Supplies ESTIMATED TIME 20 minutes – 40 minutes (Depends on individual’s craftiness) SUPPLIES • Plain tote bag ...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:58:13 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
Coffee Shop Airbrush Mural (time lapse video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Shop-Airbrush-Mural-time-lapse-video/
Coffee Shop Airbrush Mural (time lapse video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/4G0H/HFSHSPLR/FF64G0HHFSHSPLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/4G0H/HFSHSPLR/FF64G0HHFSHSPLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/4G0H/HFSHSPLR/FF64G0HHFSHSPLR.SMALL.jpg Phiske Painting can be a lot of fun, even more so when you make some money doing it!   This is a mural I was contracted to design and paint for a non-franchise coffee shop.  Cool place.  So I did a quick sketch on the spot (well actually on paper) and was hired.  Here I'll show some of the steps for doin...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:43:41 PDT
Digital Painting For Illustrators http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Painting-For-Illustrators/
Digital Painting For Illustrators - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ICE9/HABDGA8J/FQIICE9HABDGA8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ICE9/HABDGA8J/FQIICE9HABDGA8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/ICE9/HABDGA8J/FQIICE9HABDGA8J.SMALL.jpg EmmettO I've been drawing with pen on paper since I was four but I could never get the hang of painting. Illustration is, at least for me, very different than painting.  I've been interested in digital painting for a while now. I tried doing it with a mouse but never got anywhere. I then got a little bambo...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 07:48:27 PST
TARDIS Bedroom Door http://www.instructables.com/id/TARDIS-Bedroom-Door/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/CZC7/H994TAOV/FZWCZC7H994TAOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/CZC7/H994TAOV/FZWCZC7H994TAOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/CZC7/H994TAOV/FZWCZC7H994TAOV.SMALL.jpg mradau I got blue, black and white paint from Home Depot. I also got painters tape, dropsheet and brushes from there. It took about a week to complete because I only had time to paint in the evening after school. Planning the dimensions was crucial! Measure out your door and make up a sketch ahead of time....
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Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:12:58 PST
How to create a Lichenstein Painting on your face! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Lichenstein-Painting-on-your-face/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4PWZ/H8TTOEHD/FRV4PWZH8TTOEHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4PWZ/H8TTOEHD/FRV4PWZH8TTOEHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4PWZ/H8TTOEHD/FRV4PWZH8TTOEHD.SMALL.jpg jennifer1289 The steps to make yourself into a Lichenstein Painting (comic book). 1. Start with the primary color facepaints with black and white. 2. Cover your face in the white facepaint 3. Start to add the red dots in a pattern so it looks like it was painted on a canvas and not a 3d object  4. Then star...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:18:43 PDT
Illustrating a Witch and Her Cat with Watercolors http://www.instructables.com/id/Illustrating-a-Witch-and-Her-Cat-with-Watercolors/
Illustrating a Witch and Her Cat with Watercolors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/W2KQ/H8CVK9U6/FRAW2KQH8CVK9U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/W2KQ/H8CVK9U6/FRAW2KQH8CVK9U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/W2KQ/H8CVK9U6/FRAW2KQH8CVK9U6.SMALL.jpg bufalloo This Instructable is a guide to using watercolors and ink to illustrate a picture. The green wispy things are spirits attracted to the witch's light. Spirits like glowing lights.  I like Halloween but I try to avoid the scary parts of it. I remember watching horror movies during the Halloween seaso...
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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:30:29 PDT
Graphic Sugar Skull Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphic-Sugar-Skull-Painting/
Graphic Sugar Skull Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/13O2/H896RFPN/FDT13O2H896RFPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/13O2/H896RFPN/FDT13O2H896RFPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/13O2/H896RFPN/FDT13O2H896RFPN.SMALL.jpg hellovillain Confession: I'm a girly-girl, but for some reason I'm obsessed with skulls. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw and paint a pretty, sugar skull, just in time for Halloween. Enjoy. Supplies What you will need: Pencil Eraser Ruler Canvas Acrylic Paint Paint Brushes Draw guide marks M...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 21:25:07 PDT
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
Glow In The Dark Traced Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-In-The-Dark-Traced-Painting/
Glow In The Dark Traced Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/YDWW/H4VQE16A/FI2YDWWH4VQE16A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/YDWW/H4VQE16A/FI2YDWWH4VQE16A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/YDWW/H4VQE16A/FI2YDWWH4VQE16A.SMALL.jpg danlynne07 I can not draw or paint  but I can trace. So now I can make a picture of anything for my kids to decorate their rooms and save money while having fun doing a personized craft... the sky is the limit. I made this for my daughter's room, she loves owls. I thought it would be fun to have the moon and...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:03:54 PDT
Anti Warp Watercolour painting Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Warp-Watercolour-painting-Frame/
Anti Warp Watercolour painting Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/QONI/H4AFZSLE/F1EQONIH4AFZSLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/QONI/H4AFZSLE/F1EQONIH4AFZSLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/QONI/H4AFZSLE/F1EQONIH4AFZSLE.SMALL.jpg Treasure Tabby A helpful tool to keep your watercolour painting from overly warping too much or eliminating the warping all together.  Great for wet on wet style painting. Things you need; A picture frame any size but preferably larger then 8.5x11 Two plastic “for sale” signs or similar or acrylic sheeting if y...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:53:21 PDT
Where the Wild Things Are Nursery http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-the-Wild-Things-Are-Nursery/
Where the Wild Things Are Nursery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/OR3E/H4AFSI7W/FPZOR3EH4AFSI7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/OR3E/H4AFSI7W/FPZOR3EH4AFSI7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/OR3E/H4AFSI7W/FPZOR3EH4AFSI7W.SMALL.jpg pikachu4592 This is a picture instructable to show the progress of my sons nursery that I decorated with murals from Maurice Sendak's book "Where the Wild Things Are". It was my favorite book as a kid and wanted to share that with my little guy. I started on the nursery in late January and it took a total of 2 ...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 01:30:49 PDT
Freezer Paper Stencil!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Freezer-Paper-Stencil/
Freezer Paper Stencil!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/J4GI/H3KOVUO1/FZ9J4GIH3KOVUO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/J4GI/H3KOVUO1/FZ9J4GIH3KOVUO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/J4GI/H3KOVUO1/FZ9J4GIH3KOVUO1.SMALL.jpg 10Haleys So for fathers day i decided to do a t-shirt with a logo my brother made of a mountain dulcimer that my dad designed. The HX Dulcimer t-shirt. Round up for yourself one new or used T-shirt. Find an image you like and print or sketch it onto a piece of freezer paper. I design and prepare my sten...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:41:13 PDT
Old-School Stretch and Prime http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-Stretch-and-Prime/
Old-School Stretch and Prime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/R24I/H0OJ5G6P/FC4R24IH0OJ5G6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/R24I/H0OJ5G6P/FC4R24IH0OJ5G6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/R24I/H0OJ5G6P/FC4R24IH0OJ5G6P.SMALL.jpg Keko Welcome to my studio.  This tutorial demonstrates standard technique for stretching a canvas around a frame for the purpose of painting.  It is similar in most ways to other sets of instructions you will see, but there are a few details that are not often used that I think are important.  Most artis...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 19:17:05 PDT
Paint Your Own Owl Couple Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Your-Own-Owl-Couple-Clock/
Paint Your Own Owl Couple Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/8OXG/GXUZMTJE/FG48OXGGXUZMTJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/8OXG/GXUZMTJE/FG48OXGGXUZMTJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/8OXG/GXUZMTJE/FG48OXGGXUZMTJE.SMALL.jpg IHeartJennysArt HI I'm Jenny from I Heart Jenny's Art. I wanted to share this tutorial with everyone because I really think everyone can paint. So this is a really easy to follow tutorial with minimal free-hand work. Give it a try! What's cuter than love birds? Love owls of course! (yes I know they are a type of b...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 05:57:03 PST