Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:59:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sealed Ecosystems http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-Ecosystems/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:54:05 PDT
Simple Sheetmetal Wall Art with an Olive Oil Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sheetmetal-Wall-Art-with-an-Olive-Oil-Finis/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:05:02 PDT
Easy Rainbow Crayon Melties Art! LGBT PRIDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Crayon-Melties-Art/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:31:53 PDT
Relax Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Relax-Prototype/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:15:26 PDT
Bench-Go-Round http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Go-Round/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:28:00 PDT
Mineral Benches: Gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Mineral-Benches-Gold/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:29:30 PDT
Easy Wallpaper Print Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wallpaper-Print-Art/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:40:11 PDT
ARENA | PLAY http://www.instructables.com/id/ARENA-PLAY/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:16:10 PDT
FOGPLANE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOGPLANE/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:13:42 PDT
Ember (Interactive Virtual Campfire) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ember-Interactive-Virtual-Campfire/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:31:31 PDT
Create your own peepSHOW http://www.instructables.com/id/MSPF-Peepshow-Prototype/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:45:34 PDT
Building a Penny Crusher http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Crusher/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:39:02 PDT
Paradise Inspired Bedroom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paradise-Inspired-Bedroom/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 18:34:18 PDT
Making sort of palatable music with an X-Band motion sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-sort-of-palatable-music-with-an-X-Band-moti/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:38:38 PDT
ShowBox - Create your own street stage and seating http://www.instructables.com/id/ShowBox-Create-your-own-street-stage-and-seating/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:42:40 PDT
How to create a Typographic Portrait in Illustrator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Typographic-Portrait-in-Illustrato/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 11:15:15 PDT
(Pier 9 AiR) inside the box (how to etch and display multiple drawings on transparent acrylic) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-AiR-inside-the-box-how-to-etch-and-display-/
(Pier 9 AiR) inside the box (how to etch and display multiple drawings on transparent acrylic) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/7GMH/IAQMJ2BA/FPM7GMHIAQMJ2BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/7GMH/IAQMJ2BA/FPM7GMHIAQMJ2BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/7GMH/IAQMJ2BA/FPM7GMHIAQMJ2BA.SMALL.jpg steflenk Consider the motto think outside the box. "Live outside the box." "Do something outside the box."Outside the box. A pithy little phrase implying that everything interesting exists beyond us, beyond everyday life, beyond what's already there in our heads. What about inside the box, I thought.For my m...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:21:06 PDT
(Pier 9 AiR) the improbable mystic (3D printing feet and putting them on a bed of nails) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-AiR-the-improbable-mystic/
(Pier 9 AiR) the improbable mystic (3D printing feet and putting them on a bed of nails) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/WKK2/IAPAJFSB/F4VWKK2IAPAJFSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/WKK2/IAPAJFSB/F4VWKK2IAPAJFSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/WKK2/IAPAJFSB/F4VWKK2IAPAJFSB.SMALL.jpg steflenk This is a whimsical Instructable project involving 3D printing. It is fun. On the first day of my Pier 9 artist residency I walked up to my desk to see this glorious object perched there, made by previous AiR Gabriel Kaprielian. A foot with a flower growing out of it. I was smitten. I decided I too ...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:28:44 PDT
Vinyl Laptop Decal http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Laptop-Decal/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 09:20:40 PDT
DIY Rainbow Spirograph String Art http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rainbow-Spirograph-String-Art/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 00:23:40 PDT
Cutting Things in Half http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Things-in-Half/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:07:40 PDT
3D Printed Drone Strike Data Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Drone-Strike-Data-Installation/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 16:40:27 PDT
HOW TO LEARN DRAWING! UNCONVENTIONAL way to draw things, it's Easy and Helpfull. http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-LEARN-DRAWING-UNCONVENTIONAL-way-to-draw-th/
HOW TO LEARN DRAWING! UNCONVENTIONAL way to draw things, it's Easy and Helpfull. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2GY5/IAEK7OG7/FM82GY5IAEK7OG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2GY5/IAEK7OG7/FM82GY5IAEK7OG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/2GY5/IAEK7OG7/FM82GY5IAEK7OG7.SMALL.jpg Motaz Bany-Amer For those who like drawing and art! and never even tried to draw any thing cuz he think he never have any talent! this instructable could be your first step as an artist ! I have started to learn drawing just 2 years ago on my first year as an engineering student! and start to get serious in learnin...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:35:26 PDT
BOOGIE BOX: The Electromagnetic Dance Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/BOOGIE-BOX-The-Electromagnetic-Dancer/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 01:34:33 PDT
How to: Huge Baymax LED Halftone Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Huge-Baymax-LED-Halftone-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:08:07 PDT
Digital Comic Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Comic-Book/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 13:35:09 PDT
How to make Verdigris http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Verdigris/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 10:24:55 PDT
Giant 4 x 4' Melted Crayon Painting Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-4-x-4-Melted-Crayon-Painting-Art/
Giant 4 x 4' Melted Crayon Painting Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/1MAO/I9UDXSMX/F2Q1MAOI9UDXSMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/1MAO/I9UDXSMX/F2Q1MAOI9UDXSMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/1MAO/I9UDXSMX/F2Q1MAOI9UDXSMX.SMALL.jpg crocusdreams There are a LOT of tutorials out there for this project. What makes me any different? I have done every version and variety of it that you can think of. I have messed it up more times than I can count. And even though that makes me a stubborn crafter who thinks that she knows how to do it better tha...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:07:24 PDT
Branching Fractal Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Branching-Fractal-Shapes/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 13:38:53 PDT
Synced video tryptic with Raspberry Pies and laptop screens http://www.instructables.com/id/Synced-video-tryptic-with-Raspberry-Pies-and-lapto/
Synced video tryptic with Raspberry Pies and laptop screens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/S69D/I9SMZK3F/FCHS69DI9SMZK3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/S69D/I9SMZK3F/FCHS69DI9SMZK3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/S69D/I9SMZK3F/FCHS69DI9SMZK3F.SMALL.jpg thomashollier A filmmaker friend approached me to design a display device that would allow her to display a video tryptic at the 2015 Venice Art Walk. The idea was to create a frame that would contain all the components necessary to play three different videos on three separate screens in perfect sync. It should ...
By: thomashollier

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Mon, 18 May 2015 11:31:28 PDT
Design of Automata http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-of-Automata/
Design of Automata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/2HDO/I9SOAG80/FXA2HDOI9SOAG80.SMALL.gif Arild Amland Modern automata are crank driven mechancial sculptures that show some sort of object in motion. The design of these machines can be very complex, and requires a lot of experience. However, by the help of computer design software it is possible to make the process much easier. Over the course of seve...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:16:21 PDT
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Thermocolor-Color-Change-Paint/
Make Your Own Thermocolor (Color-Change) Paint! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XU92/I9LZERPJ/FT0XU92I9LZERPJ.SMALL.jpg 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
Matchbox Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Pinhole-Camera/
Matchbox Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/W4FH/I9JRENSK/FR8W4FHI9JRENSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/W4FH/I9JRENSK/FR8W4FHI9JRENSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/W4FH/I9JRENSK/FR8W4FHI9JRENSK.SMALL.jpg lbritzphoto We are going to make a pinhole camera from a small matchbox.Yes, you will actually take pictures with it, so be sure to make it as best as possible!!! You will need... § A matchbox§ A new roll of B&W 400 ISO 35mm film§ An empty roll of 35mm film with at least 1cm stub of film sticking out. § ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:47:35 PDT
Laser Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Painting/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 20:55:31 PDT
Turn a $3 childs toy into a work of art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-3-childs-toy-into-a-work-of-art/
Turn a $3 childs toy into a work of art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EDX5/I9JR4RG3/FV6EDX5I9JR4RG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EDX5/I9JR4RG3/FV6EDX5I9JR4RG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EDX5/I9JR4RG3/FV6EDX5I9JR4RG3.SMALL.jpg Dust City Designs Introduction:I've always been fascinated by 3D modeling. It is such a new and fascinating area of new age art. One of the most fascinating things about 3d modeling is switching to, and working in a wire frame model. This view shows all the little facets that make up our models. It is such a fascinat...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:49 PDT
String Art Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Art-Dome/
String Art Dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/O4VO/I9C88BOU/FDQO4VOI9C88BOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/O4VO/I9C88BOU/FDQO4VOI9C88BOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/O4VO/I9C88BOU/FDQO4VOI9C88BOU.SMALL.jpg Krolo I got into UV string art years ago but my projects kept getting bigger and the wood I was using for frames would not rebuild well. I then discovered how easy it was to build domes and thus was the beginning of the String Theory Dome. It progressed over the years as I wanted to make the lines not onl...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 02:58:46 PDT
Hamsterloop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hamsterloop/
Hamsterloop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/5QQ1/I95GTL28/FEO5QQ1I95GTL28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/5QQ1/I95GTL28/FEO5QQ1I95GTL28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/5QQ1/I95GTL28/FEO5QQ1I95GTL28.SMALL.jpg dcolemans Want to get your hamster from one end of his cage to the other in milliseconds? Here's what you need. And all for the cost and complexity of a new Ferrari. The idea of a Hyper-loop, propelling people at high speed between San Francisco & LA in 1/2 hour, caught my attention. So as a Hyper-l...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 18:45:00 PDT
0,00001 year old fossil http://www.instructables.com/id/000001-year-old-fossil/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:55:25 PDT
Ball Point Pen Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Point-Pen-Art/
Ball Point Pen Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/FDY4/I92LVSGZ/FEIFDY4I92LVSGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/FDY4/I92LVSGZ/FEIFDY4I92LVSGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/FDY4/I92LVSGZ/FEIFDY4I92LVSGZ.SMALL.jpg NathanSellers I have always loved art. It is the thing that I can get absolutely lost in. I am amazed by those who can create such lifelike images that fool the eye. There are several amazing ball point pen artists out there with incredible photo realism. I have always wondered if I could do something like th...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:03:49 PDT
Display Vintage Matchboxes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Vintage-Matchboxes/
Display Vintage Matchboxes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/4XZT/I916G87G/FB64XZTI916G87G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/4XZT/I916G87G/FB64XZTI916G87G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/4XZT/I916G87G/FB64XZTI916G87G.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Matchboxes! Who would have thought that vintage matchbox designs were so damn cool. I remember the designs I used in this 'ible as a kid and never thought twice about them, Some things just get better with age I guess and these matchboxes definitely fit the bill. I got a whole bunch of these on e...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:35:25 PDT
Drawing tip: Getting proportions right http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-tip-Getting-proportions-right/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:10:29 PDT
It s the Rich man’s world http://www.instructables.com/id/It-s-the-Rich-mans-world/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:31:50 PDT
Flash Mob Art Gallery http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Mob-Art-Gallery/
Flash Mob Art Gallery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/I325/I8VGOG7Y/FRMI325I8VGOG7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/I325/I8VGOG7Y/FRMI325I8VGOG7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/I325/I8VGOG7Y/FRMI325I8VGOG7Y.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger There is a long history of impromptu performance and installation art on public transportation. Last month some friends of mine and I decided to make a train on San Francisco's BART system into an art gallery during rush hour on a Friday. There are some important things to keep in mind when conducti...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:16:38 PDT
Paper Spiral Shell Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Spiral-Shell-Thing/
Paper Spiral Shell Thing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/CYJT/I8VGNZ3X/F8BCYJTI8VGNZ3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/CYJT/I8VGNZ3X/F8BCYJTI8VGNZ3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/CYJT/I8VGNZ3X/F8BCYJTI8VGNZ3X.SMALL.jpg jlopezbi I made/finished a paper shell for Build Day at pier 9 today!Now I can have nice shapes and colors to look at when I sit at my desk. Yay shapes and colors.This sort of shell shape is a Gnomon, or a shape that by adding a copy of itself becomes a scaled-up version of the same shape. Another way of des...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:32:16 PDT
Getting started with (laser) etched-line watercolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-etched-line-watercolor-TEST/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 13:14:46 PST
Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-oclock-shadow/
Digital Sundial- Ancient Tech in Modern Times - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YOUY/I8SLPNX8/FK6YOUYI8SLPNX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YOUY/I8SLPNX8/FK6YOUYI8SLPNX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/YOUY/I8SLPNX8/FK6YOUYI8SLPNX8.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales The digital sundial speaks to the ancient desire of keeping track of time. A desire probably as old as the concept of time itself; fascination which has lead to very advanced machines. Nonetheless, for thousands of years people relied on the sun (at the time thought) moving around the earth. Some of...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:35:04 PDT
How to Learn Photoshop Online for free http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Learn-Photoshop-Online-for-free/
How to Learn Photoshop Online for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/C37F/I8QS9W4X/FUNC37FI8QS9W4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/C37F/I8QS9W4X/FUNC37FI8QS9W4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/C37F/I8QS9W4X/FUNC37FI8QS9W4X.SMALL.jpg Abi13 One of the most popular and most used photo editing software available online for designers and developers is Photoshop. You can’t imagine designing an image without Photoshop. Why is it so popular? Why everyone wants to learn it?First of all, Photoshop is a lot more than a software; it is a way to ...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:39:56 PDT
Making Stickers with Vcarve http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Stickers-with-Vcarve/
Making Stickers with Vcarve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MEC9/I8J9RWHW/F73MEC9I8J9RWHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MEC9/I8J9RWHW/F73MEC9I8J9RWHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MEC9/I8J9RWHW/F73MEC9I8J9RWHW.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Recently we bought a cheap Chinese vinyl cutter, or "sticker machine" and although the machine itself is reasonable quality and works well, the Artcut software the runs the machine is just horrible. I found that I couldn't import images, there are not many fonts to choose from and its just not user...
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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/
Sculptural Experiments with Hard Candy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/IVOI/I8H8A6RB/FHWIVOII8H8A6RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/IVOI/I8H8A6RB/FHWIVOII8H8A6RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/IVOI/I8H8A6RB/FHWIVOII8H8A6RB.SMALL.jpg Julie Kumar It's castable, malleable, and transparent.It changes over time, and can be eroded with heat, water, or pressure. It slumps into forms, slowly changing its shape in response to gravity.It can take any color and achieve a wide variety of textures with the addition of aggregates.It also happens to be d...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:28:34 PDT
World Map Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Map-Wall-Art/
World Map Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/NQHS/I8FQR1GQ/F0HNQHSI8FQR1GQ.SMALL.jpg Mak5 My job has taken me to many place around the world. I admire, respect, and really enjoy the cultural differences of all of those people and places. Add that to fact I've always had a thing for maps and we needed some wall art in our living room... I decided to paint a map.During this project I found...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:30:53 PDT