Instructables: exploring - living - art - painting http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:32:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Accordion Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Accordion-Book/
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By: Susan Cirigliano

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 06:52:34 PDT
Painting with Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Eggs/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
Making a Light Up Canvas Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Light-Up-Canvas-Painting/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:19:34 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/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:01:11 PST
Day/Night - Interactive - changable - social - home entertainment art http://www.instructables.com/id/DayNight-Interactive-changable-social-media-promot/
Day/Night - Interactive - changable - social - home entertainment art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Z6NM/I5S2F6Y4/F4XZ6NMI5S2F6Y4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Z6NM/I5S2F6Y4/F4XZ6NMI5S2F6Y4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Z6NM/I5S2F6Y4/F4XZ6NMI5S2F6Y4.SMALL.jpg alfarmer Basic components that make this art work unique : Day / Night - glow paints are incorporated into the design, so a day view and a night view under UV light create a completely unique views day and night. Changeable - rare-earth magnets are used in the work to allow the user to move certain...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 12:42:19 PST
Thor Meme Coffee Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-Meme-Coffee-Wall-Art/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 12:44:13 PST
Shaper Sheet Canvas (custom without the cost) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaper-Sheet-Canvas-custom-without-the-cost/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:47:28 PST
Foamboard Cutout http://www.instructables.com/id/Foamboard-Cutout/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48:31 PST
How to paint The Justice League Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/Justice-League-Mural-COMPLETE/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:41:12 PST
The Pandorica Opens painting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pandorica-Opens-painting/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 14:10:55 PST
Watercolour Starfish http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolour-Starfish/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:34:09 PST
basic stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/small-basic-stencil/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 18:08:16 PST
DIY step-by-step "Rainy Season" Caracal painting with chalk pastels and velour paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainy-Season-Caracal-painting-with-chalk-pastels-a/
DIY step-by-step "Rainy Season" Caracal painting with chalk pastels and velour paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8SKN/I28W7IGE/FZ68SKNI28W7IGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8SKN/I28W7IGE/FZ68SKNI28W7IGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/8SKN/I28W7IGE/FZ68SKNI28W7IGE.SMALL.jpg aartcritique Pastels used:   Soft pastels: Cool grey 4 Cool grey 3 Cool grey 2 Black Hooker's Green Gold Green Leaf Green Sky Blue Warm Grey   Brown Ochre    Burnt Umber Light Yellow Nougat Light Flesh White Middle Phthalo Blue   Pencil pastels: Green Indigo Blue Violet Beige White Black Gold            Brown   ...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:27:32 PDT
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
Building and testing the optical apparatus from Tim's Vermeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-and-testing-the-optical-apparatus-from-Ti/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 17:22:45 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/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
Rorschach Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Rorschach-Painting/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:00:23 PDT
How I Paint My Drawings With Watercolors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Paint-My-Drawings-With-Watercolors/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:43:59 PDT
Abstract Decorative Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Decorative-Painting/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:51:04 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
Manga (female head) http://www.instructables.com/id/Manga-female-head/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:29:33 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
Watercolor Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Watercolor-Painting/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 09:19:17 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/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:16:00 PDT
Ecdisis by Ana Teresa Fernandez http://www.instructables.com/id/ATF/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:04:42 PDT
paint a griffin statue http://www.instructables.com/id/paint-a-griffin-statue/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:06:43 PDT
Perspective Drawing Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-Drawing-Grid/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:15:13 PDT
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Beeswax Painting aka Encaustic Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Beeswax-Painting-aka-Encaustic-Painting/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:02:10 PDT
Making a paper canvas! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-paper-canvas/
Making a paper canvas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/7N7B/HV3Q2RU4/FZ37N7BHV3Q2RU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/7N7B/HV3Q2RU4/FZ37N7BHV3Q2RU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/7N7B/HV3Q2RU4/FZ37N7BHV3Q2RU4.SMALL.jpg WonderlandAlli Hi! I'm Allison Currie, a post-minimalist artist and potential art teacher in Houston, TX that works with a lot of pen and ink, as well as washes and painting with Golden Acrylic Fluid. I don't use watercolor paper because the texture is wrong for my work, so I use Stonehenge. I find that Stonehenge...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 11:35:00 PDT
Geometric Art and Geeky Play Feature http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Art-and-Geeky-Play-Feature/
Geometric Art and Geeky Play Feature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BRNP/HURHR0OZ/F41BRNPHURHR0OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BRNP/HURHR0OZ/F41BRNPHURHR0OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BRNP/HURHR0OZ/F41BRNPHURHR0OZ.SMALL.jpg andrewchu1987 So I uploaded this picture to my Facebook and got a lot of good responses, amongst which was one which asked for one, so this is really for those who want something to do in their next bank holiday.... So.... I had read this instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Canvas-Art/ by Edj...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 13:16:40 PDT
Fruit Glass Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Glass-Window/
Fruit Glass Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/D37E/HTEUCS0H/FWND37EHTEUCS0H.SMALL.jpg rimamonsta Have you ever looked at a slice of fruit and been stunned at how absolutely gorgeous your food can be?Well if the answer is yes then this is the Instructable for you. With the help of mother nature, l will show you how to take fruits and vegetables and turn them into pieces of art. I suppose I sho...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:38:31 PDT
Basics On how to start spacepaintings http://www.instructables.com/id/dBasics-On-how-to-start-spacepaintings/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:07:57 PDT
operration princes palace http://www.instructables.com/id/operration-princes-palace/
operration princes palace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/3DFB/HSVT9JYE/FHM3DFBHSVT9JYE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/3DFB/HSVT9JYE/FHM3DFBHSVT9JYE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/3DFB/HSVT9JYE/FHM3DFBHSVT9JYE.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch I wasn't the head of this operation. But it's just too good to leave the april fools contest without it. Preparation - buy a lot of pink things and glittering - make shure that the victim is out, on target evening- set a spy at the victims "date" - invite all friends - make templates of sweet...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:34:48 PDT
shinchan hand painted t-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/shinchan-hand-painted-t-shirt/
shinchan hand painted t-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/383Y/HSNFY2N7/FNE383YHSNFY2N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/383Y/HSNFY2N7/FNE383YHSNFY2N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/383Y/HSNFY2N7/FNE383YHSNFY2N7.SMALL.jpg shankybatra beginners guide to paint on t-shirts. safety procedure first, you need a t-shirt for painting, choose any flat color t-shirt, and put a newspaper in it, so that the color does not go down to the back of it while painting. first coat Now draw your charactor using pencil and paint the whole char...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:41:42 PDT
Waterproof Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Stencils/
Waterproof Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/037V/HSKUYYCG/FGU037VHSKUYYCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/037V/HSKUYYCG/FGU037VHSKUYYCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/037V/HSKUYYCG/FGU037VHSKUYYCG.SMALL.jpg KooLAiD1337 Here is a little instructable about making waterproof stencils from recycled plastic or more precisely HDPE Milk/Water Jugs. I have seen some awesome stencil "Ibles" on here like the ones using freezer paper for floating islands (Should really search the site first before I start making my own Ibles...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 16:06:37 PDT
Oscar Award SK8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Oscar-Award-SK8/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:26:39 PST
Steal This Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Steal-This-Shirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/YW78/HRGNR7CA/FWDYW78HRGNR7CA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/YW78/HRGNR7CA/FWDYW78HRGNR7CA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/YW78/HRGNR7CA/FWDYW78HRGNR7CA.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 Steal this shirt. This video has the basic guidelines on how to make a stencil using pixlr, then use that to make a shirt. The video is more for inspiration of how to go about making a shirt then a step by step.  Resources: paper, tape, razor blade, acrylic paint, pixlr.com
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 20:57:39 PST
Snow Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Painting/
Snow Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/JTZE/HR9V7OTJ/F7UJTZEHR9V7OTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/JTZE/HR9V7OTJ/F7UJTZEHR9V7OTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/JTZE/HR9V7OTJ/F7UJTZEHR9V7OTJ.SMALL.jpg Minecraft Freak Snow painting is easy as long as you have these things: snow food coloring water squirt gun or a spray bottle cups example picture(option) Suit Up! Before you go outside get dressed in warm clothes. Even though snow painting is fun, there are still dangers like frostbite and hypothermia, dependi...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 09:40:00 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
Travel Illustration Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Illustration-Kit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BHZ5/HQV6JNMM/FU0BHZ5HQV6JNMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BHZ5/HQV6JNMM/FU0BHZ5HQV6JNMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BHZ5/HQV6JNMM/FU0BHZ5HQV6JNMM.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking An artistic friend of mine was gearing up for a trip to the woods, so I made her a travel illustration kit with drawing pencils, charcoal, an eraser, watercolors, brushes, India ink, a pencil sharpener, an empty jar for water, a travel-sized towel, a watercolor paper pad, and a sketch pad. ‚Äč ‚ÄčAbout ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:57:41 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
Painting of Bilbo Baggins http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-of-Bilbo-Baggins/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/FCP3/HPEG919T/F3RFCP3HPEG919T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/FCP3/HPEG919T/F3RFCP3HPEG919T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/FCP3/HPEG919T/F3RFCP3HPEG919T.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I haven't done a lot of painting before. I like sketching with a pencil more. But today I wanted to paint Bilbo, from The Hobbit, in the scene where he is reading the contract the dwarves gave him to sign. I started by doing a really loose sketch of a picture of him I found online (I will post it ab...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:16:27 PST
UMBRELLA PAINTING http://www.instructables.com/id/UMBRELLA-PAINTING/
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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/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:13:13 PST
My starry night http://www.instructables.com/id/My-starry-night/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 12:41:39 PST
Masonite Mounting Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Masonite-Mounting-Guide/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:05:55 PDT