Instructables: exploring - living - printing - art http://www.instructables.com Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:03:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Printing/
Unique Hand-Painted Screen Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/E7EE/H7UR9108/F8BE7EEH7UR9108.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/E7EE/H7UR9108/F8BE7EEH7UR9108.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/E7EE/H7UR9108/F8BE7EEH7UR9108.SMALL.jpg ckippen This tutorial will show you an easy way to make colorful screen prints using only one silk screen.  Screen printing can be intimidating for starters, trying to figure out color separations and registration, but this tutorial will show you an easy way to get started.  If you can color in a coloring b...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 19:40:49 PDT
Draw a Baby Dragon tee with My Paint software http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-a-Baby-Dragon-tee-with-My-Paint-software/
Draw a Baby Dragon tee with My Paint software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/E5NW/H5ENPROW/FPBE5NWH5ENPROW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/E5NW/H5ENPROW/FPBE5NWH5ENPROW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/E5NW/H5ENPROW/FPBE5NWH5ENPROW.SMALL.jpg ravenking I wanted to draw a baby dragon using My Paint software which is free.  Dowload it here. http://mypaint.intilinux.com/   On the software's website I enjoyed looking at the artist's gallery filled with drawings from all over the world including Japan. Wow!  There many different styles from Manga to...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 07:49:50 PDT
Citrus Stamp Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Citrus-Stamp-Gift-Wrap/
Citrus Stamp Gift Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/DTSM/GWF5TWIJ/FLFDTSMGWF5TWIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/DTSM/GWF5TWIJ/FLFDTSMGWF5TWIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/DTSM/GWF5TWIJ/FLFDTSMGWF5TWIJ.SMALL.jpg a la cARTe Having recently graduated from college with a degree in Studio Art, I am constantly looking for new ways to translate the skills I learned into applicable daily practice.  The recipe for my latest inspiration (i.e., citrus stamp gift wrap) consists of three ingredients only: an affinity for printmak...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 15:48:44 PST
Screen printing with vinyl http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-printing-with-vinyl/
Screen printing with vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SMALL.jpg icecreamterror In this instructable Im going to show you how to screen print without the expensive, time consuming, dark room needing, messy photo emulsion!  So here is what you need. 1: A vector image to screen print. 2: A blank screen 3: A sign squeegee, or credit card. 4: A vinyl decal or access to a vinyl...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 15:20:12 PST
Fun with discharge paste. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-with-discharge-paste/
Fun with discharge paste. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/BKE3/GJQED0B4/FRZBKE3GJQED0B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/BKE3/GJQED0B4/FRZBKE3GJQED0B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/BKE3/GJQED0B4/FRZBKE3GJQED0B4.SMALL.jpg gregdoom For this instructable, you're going to need... 1 x-acto type of bladed cutting tool. Scotch Tape A roll of contact paper. Discharge paste. It's like a gelled bleach used for removing color from fabric. A steam iron Cardboard Sharpie or other comparable marker Wooden table or other safe-to-cut on m...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 18:35:34 PST
Printing Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-Press/
Printing Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SMALL.jpg handprints I took a printmaking class and, after the experience, I just knew that I had to have a printing press of my own.  After much research, I decided that a platen press would work for me at home, and I started my shopping.  The press I wanted was beautiful but it was expensive and the cost of shipping w...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 14:35:01 PST
Guide To Zine Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-To-Zine-Making/
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 12:16:14 PDT
How to Make Linocuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Linocuts/
How to Make Linocuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SMALL.jpg GraduallyGreener Purpose: The purpose of this instructable is to teach YOU how to make a linocut of your very own. What is a Linocut?: Linocuts are very similar to woodcuts. It is a printing method using a sheet of linoleum, in which a subtractive cutting method is used to take away the parts of linoleum where you...
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 02:32:28 PDT
One time use screen printing. (Ghetto screen printing) http://www.instructables.com/id/One-time-use-screen-printing.-Ghetto-screen-print/
One time use screen printing. (Ghetto screen printing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WLYN/FCHYO8PW/FG2WLYNFCHYO8PW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WLYN/FCHYO8PW/FG2WLYNFCHYO8PW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/WLYN/FCHYO8PW/FG2WLYNFCHYO8PW.SMALL.jpg gregdoom This is a guide for people who wish to make professional looking screen printed items without shelling out the cash for a bunch of screens. It gets expensive, and I'm hoping that there are other creative dorks out there that are just as "thrifty as I am. By thrifty, I mean awesome, and by awesome, I...
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