Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:13:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Home made electric glass fusing kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-electric-glass-fusing-kiln/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:44:30 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
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
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
Pixel Art: A Beginner's Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-A-Beginners-Guide/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:42:56 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
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
Handmade Anubis Art Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Anubis-Art-Speaker/
Handmade Anubis Art Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MKZ2/I66CWJJ3/FZXMKZ2I66CWJJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MKZ2/I66CWJJ3/FZXMKZ2I66CWJJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MKZ2/I66CWJJ3/FZXMKZ2I66CWJJ3.SMALL.jpg yueshi Anubis Artspeaker is an art project I did during my 1st year graduate study in San Francisco Art Institute.The concept is to create a product like sculpture that can be functional and aesthetic innovated. I was drawn by boombox and hip hop culture since I was a teenager, so i decide to make a unique...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:05:38 PST
Rings and Rings ( A Windchime made from used engine parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rings-and-Rings-A-Windchime-made-from-used-engine-/
Rings and Rings ( A Windchime made from used engine parts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4V81/I5THYHCP/FDB4V81I5THYHCP.SMALL.jpg Homepwner This Instructable will show you how to make a Wind Chime that is just as annoying (or beautiful) as any Wind chime you've ever heard. I found it hard to categorize this build. It could fall under workshop, Technology, Cars, recycling etc. etc. BUT I want to enter this into the "RINGS" contest. I mad...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:33:30 PST
FAKE ACCESS PANEL http://www.instructables.com/id/FAKE-ACCESS-PANEL/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:16:13 PST
Glow Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Wood/
Glow Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/A3E4/I5JHTLLJ/FNZA3E4I5JHTLLJ.SMALL.jpg elichem Making glow-in-the-dark wood.So we've had a lot of artists, woodworkers and furniture makers ask us how to transform pieces of wood into glow-in-the-dark wonders.We usually tell them its quite easy, then we thought it would be good idea to do a case-study of our own to prove just how straight forwar...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:09:57 PST
How to make a fantasy map in Photoshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fantasy-map-in-Photoshop/
How to make a fantasy map in Photoshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/DYGR/I5S2FV8P/FRNDYGRI5S2FV8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/DYGR/I5S2FV8P/FRNDYGRI5S2FV8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/DYGR/I5S2FV8P/FRNDYGRI5S2FV8P.SMALL.jpg lobsterfists This is a tutorial to make a random continent map that you can use for anything that you want! This tutorial will help create nice looking maps that can range from all over the world! Setting up the canvas I generally start mine as 1920x1080 so then I can be able to use the map as a desktop backg...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 17:03:56 PST
Publish a Picture Book for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Publish-a-Picture-Book-for-Free/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:46:53 PST
3D Buildings on grid paper! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Buildings-on-grid-paper/
3D Buildings on grid paper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/LSJN/I5B5OVEW/FR4LSJNI5B5OVEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/LSJN/I5B5OVEW/FR4LSJNI5B5OVEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/LSJN/I5B5OVEW/FR4LSJNI5B5OVEW.SMALL.jpg knexinventions 49 Hey guys! I'm back, doing my first post in a while: a tutorial on something cool to do on graph paper. You draw 3D models of buildings and stuff, and I think it's sorta a fun thing to do when bored. This instuctable might be more of a concept than a step by step, but it's still basic. Enjoy! Stuff...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:37:24 PST
Glowing metal space fossil http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-metal-space-fossil/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:12:57 PST
steampunk telephone stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-telephone-stand/
steampunk telephone stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/MJS0/I55MZE3U/FO9MJS0I55MZE3U.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 steampunkish cell phonestand. the base As i am cheap i didnt want to pay for the little bit of wood i am using. So i drove around the industrial estate here in my town. And found a nice piece of wood just on the ground somewhere. After a quick clean and polish it looked like this. i like the used...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
Canvas Wall Art (With A Geek Twist) http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-Wall-Art-With-A-Geek-Twist/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
FOG BANK: Sculpting Felt with an OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-BANK-Sculpting-Felt-with-an-OMAX-Waterjet/
FOG BANK: Sculpting Felt with an OMAX Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K2DH/I50XNJ2G/FOFK2DHI50XNJ2G.SMALL.jpg kristinaliv Artist: Kristina Larsen and Sebastian MartinTitle: “Fog Bank“Instructables Link: http://www.instructables.com/id/FOG-BANK-Sculpting-Felt-with-an-OMAX-Waterjet/ Description: Precisely cut layers of undulating wool felt combine to form a gently sloping hillside enshrouded in fog. With the unconvention...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:54:54 PST
Wooden Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radio/
Wooden Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/8CK3/I50X6ZW3/FUZ8CK3I50X6ZW3.SMALL.jpg helmuel A Radio, which can be positioned and used in two ways. On the one side as an sculpture and on the other sideas a radio.Discovering and understanding are two typical human acts which belong to the development and education in life. Men are curiously striving for knowledge and if they don‘t find any s...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:27:19 PST
Experiments in slit-scan photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Experiments-with-slit-scan-photography/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:23:32 PST
Hyper Terra http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyper-Terra/
Hyper Terra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne "Hyper Terra" is a projection-mapped sculpture with an integrated projector, computer, and power supply. The sculpture is a mountain with simulated solar and lunar lighting that can be set up with any lat/long on Earth and a point in time. The graphics software has controls for time advancement towa...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:33:09 PST
Chibitronics Papercut Hobbit Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Papercut-Hobbit-Bookmark/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:24:01 PST
Using Fusion to Make Collaborative Sculptures with Bees http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Fusion-to-Make-Collaborative-Sculptures-with/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:21:57 PST
Prosody Flora http://www.instructables.com/id/Prosody-Flora/
Prosody Flora - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/NX59/I4UNP7I8/F3CNX59I4UNP7I8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/NX59/I4UNP7I8/F3CNX59I4UNP7I8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/NX59/I4UNP7I8/F3CNX59I4UNP7I8.SMALL.jpg gkapriel Our life depends on the energy from the sun. We are only one step removed from the photosynthetic process of the plants that we consume. The solar energy harnessed by flora lives on inside our body, distributed through veins like roots in the earth.This was the inspiration for my Prosody Flora, or F...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:43:13 PST
String Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Fountain/
String Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/QTIG/I4VQOEOL/FH6QTIGI4VQOEOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/QTIG/I4VQOEOL/FH6QTIGI4VQOEOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/QTIG/I4VQOEOL/FH6QTIGI4VQOEOL.SMALL.gif Salvagione The challenge, how does one present 50's synchronized swimming, or water works like the Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas, without water. Pushing string with a motor is not a new idea. Adding servo motors and a microcontroller to create automated and interactive installation is what I was looking to do...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:29:51 PST
San Francisco: Past, Present, Future http://www.instructables.com/id/San-Francisco-Past-Present-Future/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:34:00 PST
3D scan, 3D render clay sculptures into stainless steel via digital renderings for an art proposal http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scan-3D-render-clay-sculptures-into-stainless-s/
3D scan, 3D render clay sculptures into stainless steel via digital renderings for an art proposal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/Q7A5/I5BS0VYC/F4PQ7A5I5BS0VYC.SMALL.jpg mariamp I am a fine artist with training in traditional painting and sculpture, having finished the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in painting.After working at a Jeff Koons studio for more than two years, I got interested in the digital side of the fine art process and production, and specifically in 3D s...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:16:51 PST
How to Stretch a Canvas Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stretch-a-Canvas-Painting/
How to Stretch a Canvas Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/Z9PH/GHONSQEY/FUEZ9PHGHONSQEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/Z9PH/GHONSQEY/FUEZ9PHGHONSQEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/Z9PH/GHONSQEY/FUEZ9PHGHONSQEY.SMALL.jpg Gburg_06 Canvas painting and pictures can be great pieces of art but can also be quite expensive. A great way to mitigate the cost of canvas is to buy rolled paintings and stretching them by yourself. The process is quite simple, not too many tools are required and the results look spectacular, all at a frac...
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:02:38 PST
Make a Bridged Stencil From Any Image http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stencil-From-Any-Image/
Make a Bridged Stencil From Any Image - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/XSXZ/I4IDB27W/FAEXSXZI4IDB27W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/XSXZ/I4IDB27W/FAEXSXZI4IDB27W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/XSXZ/I4IDB27W/FAEXSXZI4IDB27W.SMALL.jpg borogoves When I first tried stenciling, I worked from drawings and traced the images onto marking paper. I could make black and white stencils this way, but it was difficult to produce color stencils or stencils with more than one tone. With this method I can make a multi-color, multi-layer stencil from any ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:36:28 PST
Creating Custom 3D Cribbage Boards With a Laser Cutter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Cribbage-Boards/
Creating Custom 3D Cribbage Boards With a Laser Cutter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins Hey there people!Today I'm going to try and show you how to make a cribbage board using a Laser Cutter!At least point you in the right direction to getting started.* I just recently started making cribbage boards for friends and family this year, and have started to make it into a small business whi...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:59:36 PST
Polyscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Polyscape/
Polyscape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/75B2/I4J6UO5P/FZA75B2I4J6UO5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/75B2/I4J6UO5P/FZA75B2I4J6UO5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/75B2/I4J6UO5P/FZA75B2I4J6UO5P.SMALL.jpg Ypink I set off to design a kinetic sculpture titled Polyscape as a "floating island" made out of recycled polypropylene plastic, which is the same material used in making disposable plastic bottles and bags. I was interested in investigating the natural properties of recycled plastic as well as the injec...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:45:48 PST
3d printed photo http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-printed-photo/
3d printed photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/1N3X/I3TI364O/FW51N3XI3TI364O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/1N3X/I3TI364O/FW51N3XI3TI364O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/1N3X/I3TI364O/FW51N3XI3TI364O.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is how to create a 3d printed photo. This Instructable flows from the exploration of ideas suggested by James Yett. This particular piece is inspired mostly by the work of Danny Rozin (http://www.smoothware.com/danny/), such as the Wooden Mirror."The concept works on the basis of a diffuse refl...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:14:01 PST
Projection mapping http://www.instructables.com/id/Projection-mapping/
Projection mapping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/25N5/I48COHET/FVJ25N5I48COHET.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda Welcome to my projection mapping tutorial!There's a lot of material on the web showcasing this technique, but how one creates this effect remains elusive at best. So many people have made detailed tutorials but i feel they don't apply it in their work, and that's why my approach to explaining this t...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:15:18 PST
Concrete and Beach Glass Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-and-Beach-Glass-Bar/
Concrete and Beach Glass Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/FWC7/I48C7L28/FN3FWC7I48C7L28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/FWC7/I48C7L28/FN3FWC7I48C7L28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/FWC7/I48C7L28/FN3FWC7I48C7L28.SMALL.jpg AlanTeed This was my second concrete project. First I made some simple rectangular counter-tops for an outdoor barbecue set-up. These can be seen in the second picture. That went pretty well so I felt prepared for something a little more challenging. I wanted to add a bar to the outdoor kitchen, but an in...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:52:53 PST
Wall Of Rainbow Koi: Version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Of-Rainbow-Koi-Version-20/
Wall Of Rainbow Koi: Version 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/CWI3/I3TIAK3V/F4OCWI3I3TIAK3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/CWI3/I3TIAK3V/F4OCWI3I3TIAK3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/CWI3/I3TIAK3V/F4OCWI3I3TIAK3V.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Almost a full year ago, I posted a previous tutorial (first version of this idea of origami koi), and I received great feedback from others in the comments sections. After rereading the comments, I decided to make another version incorporating some of the suggestions that really stood out to me.I ho...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:47:44 PST
Digital Painting Lesson 1: The basics of using a graphics tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Painting-Lesson-1-The-basics-of-using-a-gr/
Digital Painting Lesson 1: The basics of using a graphics tablet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/FMM3/HO7X2US7/FUCFMM3HO7X2US7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/FMM3/HO7X2US7/FUCFMM3HO7X2US7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/FMM3/HO7X2US7/FUCFMM3HO7X2US7.SMALL.jpg sdfgeoff Computers have brought change to every corner of modern society. One of these corners is art. The internet is full of concept art, desktop wallpapers and many other kinds of image that have been drawn by some user at a computer. When I bought myself a graphics tablet (roughly a week before this ibl...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:47:25 PST
Motherboard lamp – Trashdesign http://www.instructables.com/id/Motherboard-lamp-Trashdesign/
Motherboard lamp – Trashdesign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XLZN/I3TI7VFQ/FPWXLZNI3TI7VFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XLZN/I3TI7VFQ/FPWXLZNI3TI7VFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/XLZN/I3TI7VFQ/FPWXLZNI3TI7VFQ.SMALL.jpg jarimiranda This is a Make It Your Self guide to make a motherboard lamp.I like to make trashdesign and I believe that this is open source designing.I study in Aalto University in Finland.So lets make some Trashdesign!More of my stuff:My homepage: http://jarimiranda.com/Facebook fun art: https://www.facebook....
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:25:33 PST
Wooden Computer Keyboard by Steve M. Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Computer-Keyboard-by-Steve-M-Potter/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:36:34 PST
Ikea ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-ROBOT/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:08:46 PST
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/FJT/IUQZ/I3THDBP9/FJTIUQZI3THDBP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/IUQZ/I3THDBP9/FJTIUQZI3THDBP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/IUQZ/I3THDBP9/FJTIUQZI3THDBP9.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/
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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. Durga is the first in a series o...
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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/
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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