Instructables: exploring - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:18:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Stickers with Vcarve http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stickers-with-Vcarve/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:36:34 PDT
Sculptural Experiments with Hard Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculptural-Experiments-with-Hard-Candy/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:28:34 PDT
How to Make a Cute Mosaic Tile Mirror Frame. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cute-Mosaic-Tile-Mirror-Frame/
How to Make a Cute Mosaic Tile Mirror Frame. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/6GAA/I8FQX36O/FAY6GAAI8FQX36O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/6GAA/I8FQX36O/FAY6GAAI8FQX36O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/6GAA/I8FQX36O/FAY6GAAI8FQX36O.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu That is very easy and simple!!Give it a try!! Prepare a wooden board Prepare a wooden board. Put a paper pattern Put a paper pattern. Draw a line Draw a line. Attach bond Attach bond. Stick a mirror Stick a mirror Put mosaic tile Put mosaic tile. Knead joint sealant of the tile ...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:49:04 PDT
Painting with Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Eggs/
Painting with Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SMALL.jpg 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
World Map Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Map-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:30:53 PDT
Pallet Vanity with Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/UPCYCYLING-PALLETS/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:26:49 PDT
Pixel Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Wall-Art/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:07:31 PDT
Selfie-Reflexivity Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Person-Selfie-Stick/
Selfie-Reflexivity Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/O10H/I86UDGHA/FVAO10HI86UDGHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/O10H/I86UDGHA/FVAO10HI86UDGHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/O10H/I86UDGHA/FVAO10HI86UDGHA.SMALL.jpg snag hazzard Those who prefer to stay behind the camera shouldn't have to miss out on all the fun of a selfie stick. So, before making a visit to Niagara Falls, I made a little modification to an ordinary bluetooth selfie stick, which allowed me to take pictures that captured a perfect day from someone else's pe...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 05:53:02 PDT
Power Washer Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Washer-Art/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 16:23:00 PDT
Gilded Concrete Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Gilded-Concrete-Eggs/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 22:40:10 PDT
Cylindrical Mirror Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Cylindrical-Mirror-Art/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:11:40 PDT
Casting a 3D Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-3D-Model/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:26:57 PDT
Combining MakeyMakey, CircuitScribe and Scratch to Create Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Combining-Tools-to-Create-Art/
Combining MakeyMakey, CircuitScribe and Scratch to Create Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/PQNT/I7VQO7PN/FGIPQNTI7VQO7PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/PQNT/I7VQO7PN/FGIPQNTI7VQO7PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/PQNT/I7VQO7PN/FGIPQNTI7VQO7PN.SMALL.jpg scienceguy4 Many valuable Instructables have been written about MakeyMakey, CircuitScribe, and Scratch. Once you have mastered the basics of each, you can begin to combine them into even more useful projects! This project combines all three. My daughter and I created this project to demonstrate one possible c...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:41:53 PDT
T-Rex PA speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Rex-PA-speaker/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:59:37 PDT
Lightup Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightup-Frame/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:22:49 PDT
Fiber Optic Panel Star Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Panel-Star-Ceiling/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:50:54 PDT
paper roll picture http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-roll-picture/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:06:38 PDT
MultiFunction Twister Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/MultiFunction-Twister-Wire/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:58:42 PDT
DIY Smartphone "Super" Macro Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Super-Macro-Lens/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:15:45 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
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
Cast Aluminum iPhone Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Aluminum-iPhone-Chain/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 03:55:59 PDT
Scarab Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Scarab-Speaker/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:26:42 PDT
Flash Drive Steampunk style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Drive-Steampunk-style/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:25:12 PDT
Codeable Bracelet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Codeable-Bracelet/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:18:27 PDT
Printing onto Fabric at Home - Mount Spray http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-onto-Fabric-at-Home-Mount-Spray/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:59:47 PDT
Make a Pressure Sensor for Wearables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pressure-Sensor-for-Wearables/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 15:52:19 PST
Spin Art Machine Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Spin-Art-Machine-Kit/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 00:07:31 PST
Free Dobby Sock Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Dobby-Sock-Hanger/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:32:26 PST
T-rex trophy heat lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/T-rex-trophy-heat-lamp/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:59:12 PST
Flip Machining on the DMS CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Machining-on-the-DMS-CNC-Router/
Flip Machining on the DMS CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/UCGM/I6SO11ZM/FA1UCGMI6SO11ZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/UCGM/I6SO11ZM/FA1UCGMI6SO11ZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/UCGM/I6SO11ZM/FA1UCGMI6SO11ZM.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar After thinking about the potential of 3-axis flip machining, I decided to construct a three-dimensional relief painting out of laminated plywood. This piece would be viewable from either side, and though the two sides would be related to one another, they wouldn't necessarily align. In this Instruct...
By: Julie Kumar

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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:38:50 PST
LED Backlight TV Trigger http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlight-TV-Trigger/
LED Backlight TV Trigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BS82/I6SNZZY5/FIOBS82I6SNZZY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BS82/I6SNZZY5/FIOBS82I6SNZZY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/BS82/I6SNZZY5/FIOBS82I6SNZZY5.SMALL.jpg Engineer of None Having a light on the back side of the tv brings a lot of advantages, diminish the fatigue on the eyes when flipping channels and also when transition between dark and bright scenes, this two sceneries present itself when the only source of light is the tv screen.You can experiment this with a simpl...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:05:33 PST
Folded Book Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Book-Art-1/
Folded Book Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/25OV/I6RSNBE2/FSC25OVI6RSNBE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/25OV/I6RSNBE2/FSC25OVI6RSNBE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/25OV/I6RSNBE2/FSC25OVI6RSNBE2.SMALL.jpg SMcCrocklin Create various shapes or letters using old books. Get a book Any book will work, but a hardcover will stand up better. Pages Bend the pages so it doubles in size Drawing While the pages are bent over, draw your design (Solid shapes work best, or a "bubbled" letter). Is this right? When t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:51:35 PST
Galaxy Spray Paint Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Spray-Paint-Art/
Galaxy Spray Paint Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/OQQZ/I6RSNMGP/FFDOQQZI6RSNMGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/OQQZ/I6RSNMGP/FFDOQQZI6RSNMGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/OQQZ/I6RSNMGP/FFDOQQZI6RSNMGP.SMALL.jpg onc33 Ever want to learn how to spray paint like a street artist from New York? This is a step by step process on techniques used to create a wonderful space scene full of stars, planets and galaxies. It is a lot more simple than you think and just takes practice to accomplish. I am 22 years old and art e...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:14:00 PST
Telescope Observatory Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescope-Observatory-Conversion/
Telescope Observatory Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/VYCW/I6QD1VQI/FGEVYCWI6QD1VQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/VYCW/I6QD1VQI/FGEVYCWI6QD1VQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/VYCW/I6QD1VQI/FGEVYCWI6QD1VQI.SMALL.jpg dtrewren Hello to those interested,My name is Dave and I live in Bristol in the UK. One of my primary hobbies for a number of years now has been 'Deep Space AstroPhotography'. This is a fascinating and extremely challenging hobby which turns quickly into somewhat of an obsession - so what is it exactly ?Dee...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:30:23 PST
3D Laser Cut Framed Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Cut-Framed-Painting/
3D Laser Cut Framed Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/909Y/I6SNUNAV/F1K909YI6SNUNAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/909Y/I6SNUNAV/F1K909YI6SNUNAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/909Y/I6SNUNAV/F1K909YI6SNUNAV.SMALL.jpg marinelaArt Hi again all!!!As promised in my first Instructable "Laser Cut Fine Art" it's time to share my new idea. I couldn't wait for this one.I really like laser cutters, and I'm always looking for other ways how I can incorporate them with my art without spending a lot of additional time and effort. For th...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:56:33 PST
Home made electric glass fusing kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-electric-glass-fusing-kiln/
Home made electric glass fusing kiln - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/DQ8W/I6OXI8JX/FF9DQ8WI6OXI8JX.SMALL.jpg dtrewren Good evening anyone interested,My name is Dave and I am from Bristol in the UK. Before Christmas I was out shopping in a market with my daughter Ava (8 yrs old) when she spotted some fused glass jewellery on a stand. Ava thought it was fantastic and immediately wanted to know if it was possible fo...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:44:30 PST
Memories Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Memory-Frame/
Memories Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/6ZBM/I6NI4YTG/FIM6ZBMI6NI4YTG.SMALL.jpg kneimanis Memories FrameI have seen a few alternative renditions of this idea on various DIY sites and have wanted to create on for a while now... The idea of the Memories Frame is to create a piece of hanging wall art that will double as a memory keep sake for items such as concert / event tickets, small to...
By: kneimanis

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:10:21 PST
Metal Rubber Duck http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rubber-Duck/
Metal Rubber Duck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/03A0/I6HSKWHV/FJP03A0I6HSKWHV.SMALL.jpg yueshi Metal Duck is a metal sculpture I made back in 2013. During my first semester I experimented with metal works. My intention is to build a sculpture with simple materials used for construction purposes. The Metal duck is a funny tribute to giant Rubber Duck floating sculptures designed by Dutch arti...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:01:36 PST
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
3D Collaborative portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Collaborative-portraits/
3D Collaborative portraits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/JBK4/I6H7D74M/F0AJBK4I6H7D74M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/JBK4/I6H7D74M/F0AJBK4I6H7D74M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/JBK4/I6H7D74M/F0AJBK4I6H7D74M.SMALL.jpg yu91054 http://www.skindeep.cc/Process Alon Chitayat and I generated a 3D scan of our bodies that includes these two aspects:the mesh(form) and the texture (the skin). The mesh doesn’t change, but we can draw on the texture and project it back to our mesh. We used 3D scanning technology to generate the mesh...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:55:59 PST
Lasercut Tree Ring Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Tree-Ring-Coasters/
Lasercut Tree Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/G6E9/I6GCVKY4/FAMG6E9I6GCVKY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/G6E9/I6GCVKY4/FAMG6E9I6GCVKY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/G6E9/I6GCVKY4/FAMG6E9I6GCVKY4.SMALL.jpg shurly Working at an architecture office, you can amass lots of small samples of various materials. It's a time-honored tradition to put a mug on top of one and call it a coaster, but that would make for a very short instructable. I chose to personalize mine and make then less sample-y by laser-etching tre...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 07:39:53 PST
Flag Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Flag-Book/
Flag Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/Y08T/I6DHZNV3/F9VY08TI6DHZNV3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/Y08T/I6DHZNV3/F9VY08TI6DHZNV3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/Y08T/I6DHZNV3/F9VY08TI6DHZNV3.SMALL.jpg michellewilson A flag book is a type of sculptural artist book invented by Hedi Kyle. It is based on a simple accordion book, in which papers are glued to the sides of the accordion. These papers stick out like flags, hence the name. Examples of artists who have used this structure can be viewed here. Not only is ...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:17:37 PST
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Sensitive-Musical-Painting/
Touch-Sensitive Musical Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/QBR2/I6DYSJSY/FVJQBR2I6DYSJSY.SMALL.jpg sab-art This musical painting is a graphical score that you touch to play melodies and harmonies. It incorporates visual composition, musical composition, and gestural interaction to create a new form of visual music where the composition and the instrument are combined together. This Instructable will s...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:49:20 PST
Mermaid http://www.instructables.com/id/Mermaid-2/
Mermaid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/81D7/I6C2KERP/F3X81D7I6C2KERP.SMALL.jpg sandrartes Little mermaid under the sea Little mermaid under the sea, made with polymer clay Materials used in this project:- Polymer clay (Fimo) - Aluminium foil - Aluminium wire (1 mm) - Toothpick Little coral reef Starting with a polymer clay base and aluminium foil as structureNext, adding texture t...
By: sandrartes

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:38:08 PST
Lemon Soap http://www.instructables.com/id/Lemon-Soap/
Lemon Soap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/ENTM/I6B1R4FD/F4NENTMI6B1R4FD.SMALL.jpg Akopec6 These instructions will teach basic techniques of how to make your own homemade lemon soap assuming you have never created soap before. Whether you are a crafty person looking for a project or you are looking for a more natural alternative to commercial soap, making soap is fun, and addictive. There...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:56:40 PST
Finishing and Detailing a Sculpey (Polymer Clay) Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Finishing-and-Detailing-a-Sculpey-Polymer-Clay-Scu/
Finishing and Detailing a Sculpey (Polymer Clay) Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/9Q3K/I6B1R947/F6W9Q3KI6B1R947.SMALL.jpg jdalva Sculpey is a great medium to sculpt with, especially for smaller sculptures that require a lot of detail and/or need an armature to support extremities or to create movement in a piece. Here I will go through the steps I use for the final details of a sculpture and the tools I use to do so. This scu...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:08:39 PST
Paper Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Speakers-1/
Paper Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/O6QY/I6AVNUTK/FACO6QYI6AVNUTK.SMALL.jpg Jess Rowland This project explores the technical, design, and aesthetic possibilities of 2-D, flexible audio speaker technology. The premise underlying this exploration is the idea that sound can be thought of as a physically immediate, transparent and embodied material. The end goal for me is the use of this...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:13:20 PST
Pixel Art: A Beginner's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-A-Beginners-Guide/
Pixel Art: A Beginner's Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/6333/I6A7MZAY/F0Z6333I6A7MZAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/6333/I6A7MZAY/F0Z6333I6A7MZAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/6333/I6A7MZAY/F0Z6333I6A7MZAY.SMALL.jpg JacobK9 This is a beginner’s guide to pixel art. In this tutorial, I’ll be demonstrating some basic pixel art techniques, as well as methods of making the pixel art process easier and more efficient. This guide should be helpful to both those who have previous art experience and those who don’t. While we’ll...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:42:56 PST
How to Make a Mosaic For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Mosaic-For-Beginners/
How to Make a Mosaic For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/SNAR/I6A7MTQZ/FCSSNARI6A7MTQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/SNAR/I6A7MTQZ/FCSSNARI6A7MTQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/SNAR/I6A7MTQZ/FCSSNARI6A7MTQZ.SMALL.jpg klopez_11 Introduction: These instructions will guide beginners through the process of making a mosaic. These instructions assume that you have some art abilities, such as gluing. There are a few steps that need to be taken before beginning to create your mosaic.What You’ll Need:· Sheet of wood · ...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:17:59 PST