Instructables: exploring - living - painting - paint Tue, 7 Jul 2015 06:37:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Watercolor Word Art with Frisket!
Watercolor Word Art with Frisket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Learn How to Paint with Coffee Powder - Beginners Painting Lessons
Learn How to Paint with Coffee Powder - Beginners Painting Lessons - More DIY How To Projects]]> superaudiomadras Arfé is the creation of artworks by staining with coffee..Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other mediumto a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used.In art, ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 00:23:21 PDT
Make Your Own Fabric Paint
Make Your Own Fabric Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker Fabric paint is a useful tool for customizing clothing, sheets, bags, and much more. If you're like me, you don't want to be limited by just the colors at the store, you want much more! Most fabric paints only work on a single type of fabric, and that can make it difficult to find what you want.Th...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:01:02 PDT
Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters
Thermocolor (Color Change) Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker I love anything thermocolor and am in the process of turning my life into a color-change paradise. It all started with a couple batches of DIY thermocolor paintWhat is thermocolor paint? Thermocolor paint is paint that changes color based on the temperature.If you liked my Instructable on how to ma...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 10:52:44 PDT
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint!
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to keep a paint fresh for a long time
How to keep a paint fresh for a long time - More DIY How To Projects]]> NewAge-2014 Here is a simpple but very effective lifehack that will allow you to keep a paint fresh for a very long period. How a good paint is waisted Most of us who paint have experienced this: you buy a can of good expensive paint, use it on your fence or chair, then close it and put it aside.5-8 months l...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:43:31 PDT
Painting with Eggs
Painting with Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 I've thrown darts at balloons filled with paint and called it art, so why not shift gears and create an Easter themed masterpiece? It's time to take painting to the next level with paint-filled eggs.This is a very simple, easy-to-do project with the kids. All you really need is paint, a carton of eg...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
Thor Meme Coffee Wall Art
Thor Meme Coffee Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyHandmadeHell I think one of my favorite memes, and one of my favorite lines from any movie, is the "This drink...I like it! Another!" inspired by a line from Thor. I wanted some artwork to hang above my coffee station in my small apartment, so I created a piece of art that combined the meme and the original line...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 12:44:13 PST
Watercolour Starfish
Watercolour Starfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> YourFavTeach Create simple but elegant watercolour starfish by following these simple steps. Sketch the Starfirsh Lightly sketch a starfish onto watercolour paper. It is very important that you use actual watercolour paper for this project. Add the background The pallet for your background will be blue a...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:34:09 PST
An Art Affair to Remember
An Art Affair to Remember - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design We wanted to throw a beautiful, upscale party with an art theme, but there were few ready made decorations. What I could find were mostly for kids' parties. In the end, I made almost all the decorations and what I couldn't make I designed and ordered. The party looked amazing and was a great success...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 14:55:03 PST
Circuit Board Wall Design
Circuit Board Wall Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This Instructable is how to create a circuit board design on your wall. These walls are part of our new makerspace and is part of the renovation process. The building that our makerspace resides has been run down for over 7 years and with the help of volunteers, we have been able to transform it int...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 21:08:29 PST
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit)
Wall Mural Painting (Fun or Profit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaleoPunk Wall murals can spice up your home or become lasting museum or gallery exhibits. Here I have included some tips for the at home painter and the beginning professional mural painter as I walk through the process of painting a mural. This step-by-step shows the progression of two different elevati...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:37 PDT
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural
Silhouette Forest Wall Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos When we moved into our new house, one of the first projects that we undertook was to put together a nursery for our first baby that would be arriving in only a few months. We decided to go forest theme. The biggest part of this was a large wall mural that was composed of tree silhouettes. Here is a ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:49:11 PDT
Painting Murals on your Wall
Painting Murals on your Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrThomas303 Hi everyoneDoes your room lack flare or just look plain boring? Why not give it an artistic overhaul! This instructable will go over all the steps I took to spruce up my boring wall in my room. Hopefully by following these simple steps you can wow your friends and be the envy of your siblings. Wha...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:10:15 PDT
How to Make Oil Paint
How to Make Oil Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> heyzak Have you ever worked with oil paints, and wondered what the heck is in this stuff? You might be surprised to learn that most oil paints typically contain only two or three ingredients! Not only is formulating your own oil paint fun, but it can also yield a higher quality product that costs much less...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:29 PDT
Revamp Old Artwork
Revamp Old Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> brn1986 Hey everyone!This was just a little project I've been wanting to do for awhile and finally had a chance to get around to it today. You can take old artwork and revamp it with your favourite quote or a word or whatever you like!This project took me 3 hours to make and cost me $6.75. It would take le...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:05:09 PDT
Abstract Decorative Painting
Abstract Decorative Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork
Duplex Frames For Your Artwork - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle
Not Your Average Sorority Craft: The 21st Paddle - More DIY How To Projects]]> PhiCraftyCrafty Your 21st birthday is the epitome of birthdays. The memories (or lack thereof) should make the masses laugh, cry, and wish they'd been on the invite list to your facebook event for the celebration. But, sadly, this isn't your 21st. No, it's actually your Big's. If you're like me, your Big turned 21 ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:46:37 PDT
paint a griffin statue
paint a griffin statue - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Paint Made from Berries & Nature
Paint Made from Berries & Nature - More DIY How To Projects]]> HollyMann In this Instructable you'll learn how to make paint from berries. This is a great project to do with kids. It's a lot of fun foraging for wild edible fruit and then using some of it to make paint! Items Needed to Make Paint from Nature The first item needed in order to make the paint is some ber...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:51:03 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy recipe for edible, washable, and fun finger paint for kids and adults alike. Kids and especially young kids, love to explore the world through touch and taste. Finger paints were an excellent invention, allowing youngsters to create art, explore colors, and get messy. The problem? Paint can...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
Repurposed Cutting Board
Repurposed Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> shyanna05 Do you have an old cracked cutting board lying around? Have no fear! You can turn that old cutting board into a new canvas! The more cracked and warped, the better! Choose the side you want to work on and sand it! I chose the side without the black stain, but I think it would still look great if ...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 13:56:23 PST
How to paint leather shoes
How to paint leather shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> PenfoldPlant Bored of plain black, white or brown shoes? Hoping to spruce up your favorite pair of battered brogues? Interested in making a personalized gift for someone who has feet? This instructable will talk you through the process of turning a blank pair of shoes into a colorful fashion statement. Of cour...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:58:24 PST
Lightning Bolt in a wall
Lightning Bolt in a wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jujitsu-Man In this instructable I will show you how to easily paint a cool lightning bolt in your wall, which really looks very cool, without having any special drawing skills or experience (my drawing sucks). Oh! And it will only take less than an hour of your time! Materials You will need: - A pair of sci...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 07:18:58 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
Halloween Window Painting Decorations
Halloween Window Painting Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jetpack5 My parents are very frugal. We are a large family and so we have to be money smart. The way the story was told to me, one year for whatever reason we didn't have our Halloween decorations available and it would be a waste to buy new ones. We did have a good supply of tempera (poster) paint and some ...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:15:40 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
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
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
Dripping Paint Pants
Dripping Paint Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 I love color shades and paints. I've always thought that dripping paint is a really cool effect in fact I've used it many times over the years. This is the first time that I try it on clothes and now that I am done, I must admit that I wish I really had these pants! I decided to use the dripping pai...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 05:20:42 PDT
if you are not a good painter, you can make a stylish painting too sara m. Hi all, even if you do not have the painting talent , it will be easy for you just bring the following and you will do a terrific job 1- cardboard and cut it as in the picture with the dimensions that fits your wall 2- wall painting with the color you want 3- small brush to be easy to use in narro...
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:58:58 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
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
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit
Paintbrush Roll-up Travel Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie I recently have gotten into painting and have acquired a large bag of paintbrushes that I store in a drawer. It really wasn't working out to have the brushes all disorganized, all different sizes thrust into a plastic bag. Then the idea dawned on me. I was going to make an easily portable roll-up pa...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:27:40 PST
Learn to draw Christmas Finn The Human from Adventure time! TCGames Learn to draw Christmas Finn The Human from Adventure time! It's fun and easy to draw. I will also show you how to colour it in time lapse. In my channel you will find a variety of different how to draw videos. They are mostly easy to draw, but some of them may be of higher difficulty. If you have ...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 09:14:15 PST
Red Wall with Birds and Branches lindarose92 Here is the wall of my bedroom (forgive the quality of my pictures). I painted the wall in red and prepared the stencils of the birds and branches. Honestly I didn't draw them, I searched the shapes online, printed them and traced them on transparent paper. This is the way I prepared my stencils an...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 04:33:05 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
TARDIS Bedroom Door 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
Painting a checkearboard.
Painting a checkearboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Daniel Zf This is my old dv 6000 laptop, first of all ive seen checkearboard here on instructables but couldnt find a way to do them and yes im hearing you say "but they are easy" Indeed they are, but why not share a how to with people. Materials: Objetct to pain on masking tape 1 or 2 paint colo...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 15:05:28 PDT
A Pantone painting mikolynn Recently I found a paint catalog placard used on the shops to "show" the different colors. Now, this placards are made of cardboard, but this is an old one made of a metal plate and different metal pieces painted on the different colors of the catalog. It' was little bit rusted, and I thing "Oh, cle...
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 11:24:19 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
Magnetic Dry-Erase Wall! depotdevoid Feast your eyes on the incredibly awesome Magnetic Dry-Erase Wall! I had a problem:  we had a dry erase board, and the best place for it happened to be right in a high traffic area of the house.  That was the main reason it was a good place, as it was easy to remember to write down a phone numb...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 00:06:45 PDT
How to Paint Cabinets Like a Pro Hammer-and-Heels Painted cabinets can bring new life to any outdated space.  I’ve been dreaming of a creamy white kitchen for years now, unfortunately mine looks dark and dingy.  However, Scott Fox with Harry’s Ace Hardware says I can achieve a professional look on a do-it-yourselfer’s budget.  The devil is in the d...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 19:36:38 PDT
Glow In The Dark Traced Painting
Glow In The Dark Traced Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Solid canvas mounts for vigorous painting. Simple and Advanced
Solid canvas mounts for vigorous painting. Simple and Advanced - More DIY How To Projects]]> solipsism 2 projects in one. Simple flat, and gallery wrap style canvas mounts with solid wood backers for vigorous painting styles. TIME: A few hours COST: $20-30 This instructable will show you how to build a simple padded canvas mounting board, so that you can paint on canvas, and yet not worry about how...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 12:55:06 PDT
Summery Neon Stripe Shirt Upcycle
Summery Neon Stripe Shirt Upcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShrimpSaladCircus I'm not typically one to jump on a trend, but I just so happened to have four little bottles of neon paint, and one thing just led to another... I'll pretend that every single one of you does love to follow trends, so guess what?! I've just made your day. And your spring/summer wardrobe. You're abou...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 06:29:12 PDT
Still Life in a Box!
Still Life in a Box! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Demon_Darkchild When I first saw this contest, this idea immediately came to mind. As an Art Education major, it is important to build up a portfolio and one thing many artists do is a series. A series is a group of works (be it painting, drawing, printmaking, or other media) that follow a similar subject.  Take, f...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:46:17 PST
Drawing Venom Lowney Here I draw Venom from Spiderman. Let me know what you think of the new colour contrast settings I've tried! Also don't forget to rate and leave any feedback!
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 09:31:01 PST
The Starry Night Mosaic Table
The Starry Night Mosaic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> depotdevoid Many years ago, shiannejessica told me she would very much like to make a tile mosaic on a coffee table, using Vincent Van Gogh's "The Starry Night" as inspiration.  Being of the DIY persuasion, I proceeded to build her a "coffee table" that Christmas, with the promise that we'd make a trip one of ...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 07:54:22 PST