Instructables: exploring - art - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 06:59:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making BIG lego Darth Vader http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-BIG-lego-Darth-Vader/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:50:53 PDT
How to Draw Rendering: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Rendering-For-Makers/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:21:31 PDT
ferromagnetic fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/ferromagnetic-fluid/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:40:46 PDT
How to Draw Constructing: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Constructing-For-Makers/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:12:46 PDT
Retro Camper Hoop Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Camper-Hoop-Art/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:23:50 PDT
Everything I Know About Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Everything-I-Know-About-Stencils/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:21:12 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
Beard to Paint Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Beard-to-Paint-Brush/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:41:30 PDT
Small Vinyl Records From CDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Vinyl-Records-From-CDs/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:26:35 PDT
Making RetroTech: A Steampunk / Clock / Gear Font http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-RetroTech-Font-A-SteamPunkClockGear-Fon/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:20:16 PDT
Garbage Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Collage/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:55:54 PDT
Concrete Egg Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Egg-Stand/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:57:53 PDT
Comic Book Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Shoes/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:17:11 PDT
Don’t Upset Kitty! (LittleBits Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Upset-Kitty-LittleBits-Project/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:32:55 PDT
Dinosaur Serving Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Serving-Dish/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:15:42 PDT
Makng a concrete gecko (7.5m ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Makng-a-concrete-gecko-75m-/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:17:43 PDT
Lightball http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightball/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:38:50 PDT
Ocean in a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-in-a-Bottle/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 19:50:05 PST
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
Laser Cut Yoga Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Yoga-Mat/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:51:51 PDT
LED Firefly Brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Firefly-Brooch/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 20:57:44 PDT
How To Make Giant (Or Small) Candy-Dot Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Giant-Candy-Dot-Art/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 21:47:04 PDT
Vintage TI DataMath / Sinclair Scientific Calculator Emulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-TI-DataMath-Sinclair-Scientific-Calculator/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 07:16:12 PDT
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired: part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Kusudama-for-the-Origami-Impaired-part-2/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 17:42:05 PDT
Rainbow Loom Goldfish Charm http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Goldfish-Charm/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:40:22 PST
Ceramic Sculpture: 12 inch figure, wood armature http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Sculpture-12-inch-figure-wood-armature/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:55:09 PDT
Making a one-part rubber mold and casting an object http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-one-part-rubber-mold-and-casting-an-objec/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:42:01 PDT
How to make Rain Drawings with NeverWet superhydrophobic coating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Rain-Drawings-with-NeverWet-superhydro/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:24:16 PDT
Custom Prosthetics with a Wacom Tablet and Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Prosthetics-with-a-Wacom-Tablet-and-Fusion-/
Custom Prosthetics with a Wacom Tablet and Fusion 360 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/S5QO/HWZ4ZJPN/FCES5QOHWZ4ZJPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/S5QO/HWZ4ZJPN/FCES5QOHWZ4ZJPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/S5QO/HWZ4ZJPN/FCES5QOHWZ4ZJPN.SMALL.jpg alexglow I'm working on a robotic mohawk, which perches atop the wearer's head and responds to their brainwaves. This calls for a rigid "headspine" to hold the movable spikes in place.My first iteration was built from yarn-wrapped armature wire and nylon tubing, to support the actuation mechanism I was plann...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:36:11 PDT
How to Go Postal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Go-Postal/
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Mon, 8 Jan 2007 23:37:51 PST
Sturdy Kusudama for the Origami-Impaired http://www.instructables.com/id/Sturdy-Kusudama-for-the-Origami-Impaired/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:28:57 PDT
How to Draw Perspective II: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-II-For-Makers/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:38:08 PDT
How to Draw: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-For-Makers/
How to Draw: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/MZ0I/HWUJZ7MF/F9EMZ0IHWUJZ7MF.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This series of Instructables will introduce you to the basics of perspective drawing with making in mind.Go through all of my drawing Instructables, put in lots of practice and you'll be able to construct drawings like the one shown above!Why is drawing important for makers? better communicate your ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:32:29 PDT
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Perspective-For-Makers/
How to Draw Perspective: For Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/B7XV/HWUJZ7NX/F0NB7XVHWUJZ7NX.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This instructable will cover the basics of drawing rectilinear shapes in 2 point perspective.The previous Instructable in this series covered the basics of selecting drawing tools, drawing posture and making a straight line.Here's a link to my other drawing Instructables:http://www.instructables.com...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:34:01 PDT
Log Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Sink/
Log Sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/Y2GU/HRTKI29B/FGJY2GUHRTKI29B.SMALL.jpg Badger4700 This is a rustic sink I made out of a log. This is a 3 to 4 day project. This is my first instructable so I apologize if its a bit rough. Find a suitable log. Find a suitable hardwood log and a couple strong friends. My log weighed a couple hundred pounds. Cut, square, and de-bark I cut my log...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:32:34 PST
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Shrinky-Dink-Guide-InkJet-Version/
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/524F/HWE9TLUM/FLA524FHWE9TLUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/524F/HWE9TLUM/FLA524FHWE9TLUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/524F/HWE9TLUM/FLA524FHWE9TLUM.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid This Instructable will guide you through the entire Shrinky Dink process. I have worked with and tweaked Shrinky Dinks to a whole new art medium. With the ability to print with an inkjet printer on both sides of the Shrinky Dink paper, your experience will propel you past your colored pencil past. I...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:46:31 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
Recursive Object Creation in Maya using MEL and 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Recursive-Object-Creation-in-Maya-using-MEL-and-3D/
Recursive Object Creation in Maya using MEL and 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/291H/HWNUDNAX/FU8291HHWNUDNAX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/291H/HWNUDNAX/FU8291HHWNUDNAX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/291H/HWNUDNAX/FU8291HHWNUDNAX.SMALL.jpg ma77er This instructable will show you how to create a recursive object in Maya using the MEL (Maya Embedded Language) scripting language. In addition, it will cover how to 3D print these objects using an Objet Eden 260V.Materials you will need:1. Autodesk Maya 2014 Software2. McNeel Rhinoceros Software3. ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:25:07 PDT
Staryu Kusudama http://www.instructables.com/id/Staryu-Kusudama/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:28:19 PDT
Circuit Art: Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Art-Instructable-Robot/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:59:55 PDT
Easy Garden Pagoda http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Pagoda/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:25:16 PDT
Leather Messenger Bag/Brief case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Messenger-BagBrief-case/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:53:40 PDT
Coin Resin countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Resin-countertop/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:20:01 PDT
The Jean Luc Picard (Just in time for Father's day!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Jean-Luc-Picard-Just-in-time-for-Fathers-day/
The Jean Luc Picard (Just in time for Father's day!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/IANC/HW8T1D00/FAUIANCHW8T1D00.SMALL.jpg anguevuberwald Father's Day is right around the corner! You know what all dads almost universally love? Science fiction. Particularly Star trek. So here is a simple, Jean Luc Picard inspired card sure to please all those geeky dads out there. Here's what you will need:maroon card stock (12x12 sheet)black card stoc...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:42:03 PDT
How To Mix Colors Like A Color Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mix-Colors-Like-A-Color-Printer/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 17:19:46 PDT
MIDI Piano Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI-Piano-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 23:25:22 PDT
Paper Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Mobile/
Paper Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/GBFW/HW6HXZY5/FFQGBFWHW6HXZY5.SMALL.jpg kendeliza Summer always gets me thinking about things in the air---birds, insects, pollen… After thinking about hummingbirds for a few days, I made one out of paper. The bright colors and lightness of the material lend itself well to depicting something as dainty and almost ethereal as a hummingbird. So here ...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:29:37 PDT
Obedient Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Obedient-Wood/
Obedient Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/9CV0/HW3K7GRG/FP59CV0HW3K7GRG.SMALL.jpg ahirabyte A material study exploring how to make wood malleable and rigid at the same time.It was part of a bigger study - thinking about topographical visualization of a proposed architectural design (at scale), and being able to create models that not only help visualize an idea, but become pat of the ideat...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:29:44 PDT
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Swing-Set-from-a-Billboard-Using-Scrap-Lumber/
A Swing Set from a Billboard (Using Scrap Lumber) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/W58X/HW0FW6WX/F2HW58XHW0FW6WX.SMALL.jpg clintsleeper In the fall of 2013 I started hanging swings from billboards. For me, the process is an act of resistance, resisting advertising and naturally, capitalism. It's also a subtle tactic for re-purposing and re-imagining the types of trash which capitalism leaves behind, inherently undermining a larger s...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 21:38:47 PDT