Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:29:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Metal-Bowls/
Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/4SRG/I3THDJW9/F4C4SRGI3THDJW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/4SRG/I3THDJW9/F4C4SRGI3THDJW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/4SRG/I3THDJW9/F4C4SRGI3THDJW9.SMALL.jpg Das_Wookie I recently was able to get started with a program with the Battleship Texas Foundation for making art from materials removed from the ship as part of preservation of the ship. The steel I was given is reclaimed from the engine super structure and was laid in 1911 (that's when the keel was laid along...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:17 PST
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/54ZA/I3R70QE0/FSW54ZAI3R70QE0.SMALL.jpg chiefelk This aquarium is not technically completely closed. I made a decision not to cork it shut so gases can still be exchange with the air. However, otherwise it is completely self sustaining except for the evaporation of water which requires the occasional top off. Completely self sustaining ecosystems ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:52:19 PST
Design and make your own ceramic cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-make-your-own-ceramic-cups/
Design and make your own ceramic cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/JBMN/I3PRM71B/FF6JBMNI3PRM71B.SMALL.jpg jeremyzoo Welcome on my Instructable!This time I'm going to show you how to design and fabricate a ceramic cup in large quantities.Little bit on this project:I wanted to capture the whole process of designing the cup from start to finish, from plasticine to a ready item or product if you wish. So you will see...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:13:23 PST
Durga Action Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Durga-Action-Figure/
Durga Action Figure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/RBUS/I3OFNZHM/FMTRBUSI3OFNZHM.SMALL.jpg Brillist Durga is a 10-armed warrior goddess who rides a lion, fights demons, and shatters stereotypes. She appears in painting, sculpture, comics, movies, and dance - and here as an action figure in the style of a 10th-century Indian bronze statue, along with her loyal lion. This Instructable will walk you ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 11:02:50 PST
Simple minimalistic design lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-minimalistic-design-lamp/
Simple minimalistic design lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OYCC/I3KCAG1C/F05OYCCI3KCAG1C.SMALL.jpg tvan den langenbergh Hello I'm Thomas Van den Langenbergh. I'm a Belgian design student and together with Pauline and Katrijn, we designed a minimalistic lamp. We will make it simple to construct a minimalistic lamp with wood and plexi (PMMA). Chose wood. I chose American oak for the construction of the lamp. You ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:09:40 PST
How To Draw a Face (Proportions Made Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-a-Face-Proportions-Made-Easy/
How To Draw a Face (Proportions Made Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/0J3L/HT3E0EQ4/F1Q0J3LHT3E0EQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/0J3L/HT3E0EQ4/F1Q0J3LHT3E0EQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/0J3L/HT3E0EQ4/F1Q0J3LHT3E0EQ4.SMALL.jpg LanceRafael Hi everyone! I've noticed that a lot of people struggle with drawing faces, specifically with proportions, but they really shouldn't. Drawing a face is actually not as hard as you think. Read on if you want to learn how to do it! What You'll Need Pencil Paper A (very) good Eraser A face to dra...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:15:59 PDT
Light-Up Paper Tardis http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Paper-Tardis/
Light-Up Paper Tardis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/9GWN/I3H4PL8B/FOS9GWNI3H4PL8B.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Loving and lusting after a Tardis is the norm for all fans of Dr. Who, and thus my go-to holiday present for my Dr. Who-loving mentor/friend was a papercraft Tardis. However, I didn't want to hand over a simple paper Tardis that anyone could merely print out; I wanted to make this paper Tardis uniqu...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
icecairo's Laser-cut Notebook Cover with Islamic Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Notebook-Cover-with-Islamic-Patterns-Ins/
icecairo's Laser-cut Notebook Cover with Islamic Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/739T/I3H4UK7V/FJF739TI3H4UK7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/739T/I3H4UK7V/FJF739TI3H4UK7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/739T/I3H4UK7V/FJF739TI3H4UK7V.SMALL.jpg RaniaRafie This tutorial is post the laser-cutting process (which I'm preparing another tutorial for), on simple DIY tricks how to assemble this Notepad Cover to fit with different paper sizes, sticky notes, notebooks to be as REUSABLE as possible.PS: This design is a work in progress inspired by SnijLab's Not...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:55:06 PST
Turn you favorite picture into a Mural using a Grid - Anyone can do it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Mural-of-Your-Favorite-Photo-The-Gr/
Turn you favorite picture into a Mural using a Grid - Anyone can do it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/4S22/I3GX58L2/F6S4S22I3GX58L2.SMALL.jpg Rachael K I've always wanted to paint something but never knew where to start. I love that with a little bit of paint you can completely change a room. When my daughter asked for a butterfly on her wall I figured it was time to try it out. My only problem is that I have zero experience in this department. I c...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:38:01 PST
Lost Wax Investment Casting of Silver Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Wax-Investment-Casting-of-Silver-Pendant/
Lost Wax Investment Casting of Silver Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/567R/I3BHCCA0/FO4567RI3BHCCA0.SMALL.jpg katwerre This is my follow up of my silicone mold making Instructible. I injected waxes using the mold I made in that Instructible and used one those waxes to make an investment casting in silver. I have skipped over the wax injection process for now (because I forgot to take pictures), but will come back ...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 19:38:55 PST
Laser Etch Rubber Stamps for a Drone Stamp Revolution! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etch-Rubber-Stamps-for-a-Drone-Stamp-Revolut/
Laser Etch Rubber Stamps for a Drone Stamp Revolution! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/S1GQ/I395S936/F8XS1GQI395S936.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/S1GQ/I395S936/F8XS1GQI395S936.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/S1GQ/I395S936/F8XS1GQI395S936.SMALL.jpg delappe "In Drones We Trust" is participatory art project inviting volunteers from across the United States, and around the world, to rubber stamp a tiny image of an MQ1 Predator Drone onto the surface of their money. You can learn more about the project here and see hundreds of examples of drone stamped c...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 19:26:17 PST
3D Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Hand/
3D Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/XOOU/I36LIK6M/FJCXOOUI36LIK6M.SMALL.jpg Savvyz These instructions are to create a 3D hand Equipment You will need:A piece of paper- big enough to fit your handPencil and eraserFelt tip markers- any colours Starting Start by placing your hand on the piece of paper and draw round your hand using a pencil Process Start by drawing lines on...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 02:19:49 PST
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-anatomicaly-correct-Manga-Cats-it-can-/
How to Draw anatomicaly correct Manga Cats (it can be done!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/BXQO/I2WEO6PY/FN1BXQOI2WEO6PY.SMALL.jpg aartcritique Things you'll need:GIMPA basic knowledge of GIMPorPaperA pencilA penColored pencils or markersHello, everyone!  Despite what some may say, it is possible to draw in a good-looking manga style and still have everything anatomically correct for any subject.  I will show you by creating an anatomically...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:32:39 PST
Work in Process: Machine Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-in-Process-Machine-Knitting/
Work in Process: Machine Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/1PXA/I2VLG5AA/FEH1PXAI2VLG5AA.SMALL.jpg risdmuseum In the 1950s and 60s, knitting machines were marketed to young housewives. Although there were several brands, machines made by Brother were among the most popular. In the last few decades, home knitting machines have become less widely available, but are still used by hobbyists, textile artists, an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:43 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
3D Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/PBC9/I2R9X2LI/FUDPBC9I2R9X2LI.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This project was conceived the night of halloween. Looking out the window on the frozen streets of Chicago, looking at the lights on the street reflect on the pavement, looking so far beyond that the lights of the passing cars would float in the air long after the car was gone. Many of us are famil...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
Urine Tanned Salmon Leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Urine-Tanned-Salmon-Leather/
Urine Tanned Salmon Leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/GWIA/I2Q1JJ1P/FF4GWIAI2Q1JJ1P.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Why urine? Why not? But seriously, if you're really curious about why we'd use our own urine to tan skin, skip to the last page and I'll tell you all about it. Follow my set of instructions on how to prepare and tan salmon skin (or any other skin for that matter) to make leather. Assemble Your K...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:54:59 PST
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Highlighter-Cracked-Back/
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/CRMH/I2MXYUO3/F4LCRMHI2MXYUO3.SMALL.jpg TimsProjects We've all done it. You were walking on the side walk and your precious, beloved, and FRAGILE iPhone falls out of your hands. And it hits the pavement, bouncing several times. Yes it's a very tragic moment. Having a cracked spiderweb-like back is so unattractive. But with just a couple of highlighter...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:19:07 PST
Useful Gestures - sculpture series http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-Gestures-sculpture-series/
Useful Gestures - sculpture series - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/2PLY/I2N6NU4H/F2G2PLYI2N6NU4H.SMALL.jpg xbremer Useful gestures was inspired by the Marshall McLuhan quote, “We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us.” This series of sculptures explores human tool-making from the earliest, primitive material extensions of our bodies to the highly complex, computer-controlled data-verse we live in tod...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:24:37 PST
Solvent Transfers http://www.instructables.com/id/Solvent-Transfers/
Solvent Transfers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4OTD/PA2EWZG7K5N/FQR4OTDPA2EWZG7K5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4OTD/PA2EWZG7K5N/FQR4OTDPA2EWZG7K5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/4OTD/PA2EWZG7K5N/FQR4OTDPA2EWZG7K5N.SMALL.jpg djeucalyptus Every time I use this technique, people always ask how it's done, and I've always had a bit of difficulty explaining it. They say a picture's worth a thousand words. Hopefully this will help a bit. The applications for this technique are nearly limitless. I've used and seen it used on business ca...
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Mon, 15 Jan 2007 17:16:29 PST
Hang Art on a Staircase! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-Art-on-a-Staircase/
Hang Art on a Staircase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/DJ0B/I2LMD2BY/F4YDJ0BI2LMD2BY.SMALL.jpg smithallen_studio So you've just got some great new art but all your walls are full, the only place left is your staircase, what do you do? With some planning and simple jigs you can hang your work on the stair and ensure it's level and straight. Supplies Art to Be hungHammerFinishing Nails(Or Drill and Screws)Pe...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:48:14 PST
Paint your walls (parents only) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-walls-parents-only/
Paint your walls (parents only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/ZKAU/I2I4B9G5/FNAZKAUI2I4B9G5.SMALL.jpg fcfelix Had to wait 25 years to be able to do this ... But it's my house now, and my swagg goes on the walls ;-)Just had to paint my son's room, since it's the old room of my daughter, and it had pink clouds in it, and for my son ... just ... no way ... had to be done ;-) Prepare the walls, the color, the...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 14:26:56 PST
UV (black light) painting for everyone http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-black-light-painting-for-everyone/
UV (black light) painting for everyone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/QH0B/I2D6NEHR/F5LQH0BI2D6NEHR.SMALL.jpg fcfelix IMPORTANT: USE UV LIGHT CAREFULLY. BE AWARE OF THE DANGERS OF UV LIGHT WHEN EXPOSED TOO LONG TO IT. THIS INSTRUCTABLE AND THE AUTHOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE IT MIGHT CAUSE YOU.Since I was a child I was fascinated by fluorescence, phosphorescence and bioluminescence. Seing the movie Avatar ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:41:07 PST
Conductive Poetry http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Poetry/
Conductive Poetry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/CAAI/I24M6HK3/FCACAAII24M6HK3.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead All these conductive materials! There's thread, fabric, copper tape, paint, graphite, etc. But what to do with it? One thing to do with conductive paint (such as Bare Conductive) is to incorporate literature and create poetry that lights up! In this Instructable, I'll show you how.See the last step...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:36:15 PST
Paint swatch art http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-swatch-art/
Paint swatch art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PB1P/I21REAFP/FZ8PB1PI21REAFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PB1P/I21REAFP/FZ8PB1PI21REAFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/PB1P/I21REAFP/FZ8PB1PI21REAFP.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Paint swatches can make beautiful art. Those tiny swatches in the paint section of your local hardware store come in a wide variety of hues, and there's endless colour combinations possible.Making your own is super easy and you can personalize it to match your space however you want, I even included...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:01:16 PST
TV Wall of Terror http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Wall-of-Terror/
TV Wall of Terror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/2PAD/I1YU5I2L/FBU2PADI1YU5I2L.SMALL.gif bennelson For a Halloween Party, I designed a semi-interactive, never-the-same-twice video wall featuring horrible images of extreme close-ups of eyes and a mouth.The multiple monitors are driven by custom-designed video DVDs and a live video camera feed adds an interactive element. Tools and Materials Thi...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:30:47 PST
Rose Window Themed Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Rose-Window-Themed-Night-Light/
Rose Window Themed Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/NL3B/I1XEISQH/FNHNL3BI1XEISQH.SMALL.jpg pohhoushun 'We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.'Winston ChurchillSome buildings have profound meanings and invoke powerful feelings within us. These buildings not only reflect the aspirations of the people who designed them, the determination of the people who built them, but also recount stories...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:26:40 PDT
String Art http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Art-3/
String Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/6VJX/I1WHCEGP/FET6VJXI1WHCEGP.SMALL.jpg Daniellatripodi I decided that I wanted to expand my art horizons and do something different, that not a lot of people see. String art! I've taught myself how to do this and would like to share with others. You need patience and time for this, but the end result will be worth it!For this instructable I will show yo...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:44:47 PDT
3D Comic Book Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Comic-Book-Cover/
3D Comic Book Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/DR85/I1TPPTNQ/F7GDR85I1TPPTNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/DR85/I1TPPTNQ/F7GDR85I1TPPTNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/DR85/I1TPPTNQ/F7GDR85I1TPPTNQ.SMALL.jpg WaffleGuru This 3D comic book cover is easy to make and looks super cool either sitting on a bookshelf or hanging on the wall. It takes very little money or time to make, and will add some geeky but classy panache to your house! Gathering Your Tools For this project, you're going to need... Four picture fra...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:00:00 PDT
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fit-Leather-Armor-Breast-Plate-Celtic-Editi/
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SMALL.jpg from_the_toolbox This tutorial will provide you with the following skills:- How to make a cheap body form- How to make your own patterns- How to tool leather with hand tools- How to finish leather- How to stitch leather lacingMaterials(See links in Instructable for tools on Tandy website)Pencil Ball point penRuler, ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:35:35 PDT
How to Make a Silver Birch Leaf Leather Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Silver-Birch-Leaf-Leather-Mask/
How to Make a Silver Birch Leaf Leather Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/7Z6L/I1OU13E7/FMI7Z6LI1OU13E7.SMALL.jpg Morgo A friend of mine recently asked me to design her a "leafy half mask or forest crown." I asked about any specific details, such as preferred trees, and she replied that she wanted to leave it up to my creativity. So here is what I came up with and the process I used to come up with it.This project ta...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:39:12 PDT
Light show in a 3D printed model http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-show-in-a-3D-printed-model/
Light show in a 3D printed model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/P564/I1NUDKCY/FJDP564I1NUDKCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/P564/I1NUDKCY/FJDP564I1NUDKCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/P564/I1NUDKCY/FJDP564I1NUDKCY.SMALL.jpg naimo Now that 3D printing in transparent materials is widely available, we really can start having fun with models playing with light. There's also super convenient ways to use high numbers of RGB LEDs with the Arduino, using Adafruit's Neopixels which only need one digital pin for example.This Instructa...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:58:41 PDT
Throwing a Pot 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Thowing-a-Pot-101/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:42:17 PDT
Creating a time-lapse with a GoPro http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-time-lapse-with-a-GoPro/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:51 PDT
Class Up a Classic Bottle Opener Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-Up-a-Classic-Bottle-Opener-Hack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:53:33 PDT
A great technique for scanning your inked drawings http://www.instructables.com/id/A-great-technique-for-scanning-your-inked-drawings/
A great technique for scanning your inked drawings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V4LY/F4E863U4/FBHV4LYF4E863U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V4LY/F4E863U4/FBHV4LYF4E863U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V4LY/F4E863U4/FBHV4LYF4E863U4.SMALL.jpg rauz This is a nice and quick way to get amazingly crisp and sharp scans of your artwork.The scanning process itself is crazy fast and you'll end up with a perfect scan - no need to adjust levels or remove smudges, scratches and noise because of the texture of the paper.And the best part, at least for me...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 17:32:26 PDT
LED Paper Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Paper-Chandelier/
LED Paper Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/1PY3/I1EU2JHY/FI71PY3I1EU2JHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/1PY3/I1EU2JHY/FI71PY3I1EU2JHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/1PY3/I1EU2JHY/FI71PY3I1EU2JHY.SMALL.jpg denahemerson Anthro Envy /,anTHrō 'envē/ (n): the active coveting of all things AnthroListen, we've all been there. We've all walked into Anthro and gone weak in the knees contemplating how all their gorgeous items would look in our living spaces. We've meandered over, timidly grasped hold of the price tag, take...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:18:00 PDT
Spooky Interactive Projections! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Interactive-Projections/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:55 PDT
Scale Model of Historic Building: Courthouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-Model-of-Historic-Building-Courthouse/
Scale Model of Historic Building: Courthouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/V3LI/I1C3ZEDL/FNTV3LII1C3ZEDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/V3LI/I1C3ZEDL/FNTV3LII1C3ZEDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/V3LI/I1C3ZEDL/FNTV3LII1C3ZEDL.SMALL.jpg Creativeman This courthouse is located in Prineville, Oregon and has been in service since 1909. I grew up there in the 50's so was very familiar with the building. Being an artist, and a nostalgic one at that, it was a labor of love constructing this project! Incubate An Idea Over the years I would visit P...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:11:54 PDT
Make Your OP-1 Into a Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/OP-1-Key-Cover/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:18:44 PDT
Pulse sensing faceted heart lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulse-sensing-faceted-heart-lamp/
Pulse sensing faceted heart lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/KJN1/I1565JED/FYAKJN1I1565JED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/KJN1/I1565JED/FYAKJN1I1565JED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/KJN1/I1565JED/FYAKJN1I1565JED.SMALL.jpg Raitis First thoughts of making something similar came more than a year ago, when I couldn't decide what kind of birthday gift to make for my twin friends studying medicine. I hope that they will not see this ahead of time though, since the birthday is only in the beginning of December (gifted it already -...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:54:43 PDT
memememe#selfie http://www.instructables.com/id/memememeselfie/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:50:46 PDT
Glowing Pandora Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Pandora-Flowers/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:24:57 PDT
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dancing-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy-Ac/
Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Actually dances! TUTORIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/TLBQ/I10JLTI2/FO0TLBQI10JLTI2.SMALL.jpg Darren Carnall It was the summer and my Wife's Birthday was approaching, and like everybody else who saw (the brilliant) Guardians of the Galaxy... she had COMPLETELY fallen in love the baby dancing Groot from the end of the movie. I mean... who didn't??I knew what I had to do.... !! TO MY ART STUDIO!!!! Everyt...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:28:52 PDT
Backlit Iron Man Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Iron-Man-Poster/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:44:28 PDT
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Blooming-Zoetrope-Sculptures/
Blooming Zoetrope Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/SIX2/I0R13WX1/FDOSIX2I0R13WX1.SMALL.jpg edmark This instructable demonstrates and explains a number of different sculptures I designed that animate when they are spun and lit by a strobe light (or are captured by a video camera with a very fast shutter speed). Let's look at a few examples:What you are viewing in each of the above videos is a sol...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:44:55 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
Impressed Sugru Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Impressed-Sugru-Stamps/
Impressed Sugru Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/29DZ/I0PKYNOU/FOE29DZI0PKYNOU.SMALL.jpg caitmcq For my mixed-media art, I like to use stamped patterns. I'm always looking for ways to create my own patterns and textures. Enter my local makerspace, Phoenix Asylum, and its Sugru Build Night! Materials 1. Sugru2. Bases for stamps (blocks and sturdy cardboard tube)3. Release (foamy soap)4. Vari...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:08:34 PDT
Cardboard Cafe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Cafe/
Cardboard Cafe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/UV6U/I0NOLY1G/FGTUV6UI0NOLY1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/UV6U/I0NOLY1G/FGTUV6UI0NOLY1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/UV6U/I0NOLY1G/FGTUV6UI0NOLY1G.SMALL.jpg Studio for Urban Projects The cardboard cafe is an outdoor installation made of entirely of corrugated cardboard, and at the end of it’s life will be recycled into a new product packaging. Fabrication techniques The cardboard cafe was built with a combination of digital and manual fabrication techniques. Many of the tool...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:24:53 PDT
DIY Wire Faux Taxidermy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wire-Faux-Taxidermy/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:58:50 PDT
Skin A 123D Make Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-A-123D-Make-Project/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:22:27 PDT