Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 Dec 2014 21:09:20 PST BLOX v1.01 Wooden Computer Keyboard by Steve M. Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Computer-Keyboard-by-Steve-M-Potter/
Wooden Computer Keyboard by Steve M. Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/DOOO/I3VHVYQT/FVEDOOOI3VHVYQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/DOOO/I3VHVYQT/FVEDOOOI3VHVYQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/DOOO/I3VHVYQT/FVEDOOOI3VHVYQT.SMALL.jpg stevempotter I decided that I deserve a keyboard that I really adore, since I spend most of my workday at the computer. You can buy gorgeous office desks, chairs, wooden pens and beautiful stationery. Why is it that keyboards are all plastic and ugly? I always liked the feel and sound of the old IBM-AT clicky k...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:36:34 PST
Connect 4 Face Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-4-Face-Mosaic/
Connect 4 Face Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/1SQQ/I3VHBXRW/FND1SQQI3VHBXRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/1SQQ/I3VHBXRW/FND1SQQI3VHBXRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/1SQQ/I3VHBXRW/FND1SQQI3VHBXRW.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix This is Connect 4 with a twist. Connect 4 is a two-player game in which the players take turns dropping colored discs into a vertically suspended grid. The pieces fall straight down, occupying the next available space within the column. The object of the game is to connect four of your pieces vertic...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:41:18 PST
Cherry Blossom Art From Soda Bottle in 11 Easy Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Blossom-Art-From-Soda-Bottle-in-11-Easy-Ste/
Cherry Blossom Art From Soda Bottle in 11 Easy Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/C94D/I3THBVSM/FFGC94DI3THBVSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/C94D/I3THBVSM/FFGC94DI3THBVSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/C94D/I3THBVSM/FFGC94DI3THBVSM.SMALL.jpg Cute DIY Projects This awesome painting project will show you how you can easily paint your own cherry blossoms in 11 simple steps, and end up with an impressive artwork that you will be proud of. All it requires is a few supplies, a little creativity and would you believe, an empty soda bottle! It's fun, hands on an...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:11:03 PST
Making a Metal Bowl from the Battleship USS Texas BB-35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Metal-Bowls/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:53:17 PST
Create a 3D printed 3D fractal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-printed-3D-fractal/
Create a 3D printed 3D fractal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XQ26/H1JUH4KT/F4SXQ26H1JUH4KT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XQ26/H1JUH4KT/F4SXQ26H1JUH4KT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XQ26/H1JUH4KT/F4SXQ26H1JUH4KT.SMALL.jpg Don Whitaker Who doesn't love a good fractal image? Beautiful, ornate shapes expressed though a series of simple formulas. Recent advances in the Fractal Arts have surfaced a whole new breed of 3D fractal shapes - and they are fantastic! Check out this channel on Vimeo to see some of the possibilities: Mandelnau...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:34:51 PDT
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
Easy Etching with a pasta press http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Etching-with-a-pasta-press/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:29:58 PST
Paper Icicles for Frozen Ceiling Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Icicles-for-Frozen-Ceiling-Decoration/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:14:25 PST
How to Make a Jar of Fireflies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jar-of-Fireflies/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:31 PDT
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
McLaren P1 DIY Paper-Super-Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/McLaren-P1-DIY-Paper-Super-Craft/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:38:50 PST
3D Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Hand/
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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
Burning visible images onto CD-Rs with data (beta) http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-visible-images-onto-CD-Rs-with-data-beta/
Burning visible images onto CD-Rs with data (beta) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/MJ17/PDOEP27TBVZ/FAAMJ17PDOEP27TBVZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/MJ17/PDOEP27TBVZ/FAAMJ17PDOEP27TBVZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/MJ17/PDOEP27TBVZ/FAAMJ17PDOEP27TBVZ.SMALL.jpg argon By carefully choosing the right 1s and 0s to burn to a CD, it is possible to burn visible images on normal CD-Rs. These images rely on the fact that the 1s and 0s created by pits in the CDs surface reflect light differently. Learn how CDs and CD-Rs work Data on a CD, or any optical media, is sto...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2006 01:21:03 PST
Artful Fences http://www.instructables.com/id/Artful-Fences/
Artful Fences - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/FOD5/I2WENPCU/FFQFOD5I2WENPCU.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart I like to enjoy beauty in everyday things. My family spends a lot of time in our backyard and recently I found myself looking at my drab fence. I was sitting in a patio chair with a blue glass bottled water; the sun was shining through it and it gave me an idea. Bits of glass lit up by the sun wo...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:57:25 PST
Wire Scorpion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Scorpion-2/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:33:40 PST
3D Light Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Light-Painting/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:13:53 PST
iPhone Highlighter Cracked Back http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Highlighter-Cracked-Back/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:19:07 PST
City Skyline Pallet Art http://www.instructables.com/id/City-Skyline-Pallet-Art/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:45:04 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/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:48:14 PST
Purgatory Burgers http://www.instructables.com/id/Purgatory-Burgers/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:38:57 PST
Dinobot Grimlock - Transformers: Age of Extinction http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinobot-Grimlock-Transformers-Age-of-Extinction/
Dinobot Grimlock - Transformers: Age of Extinction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/6B3R/I2BYMMRG/F606B3RI2BYMMRG.SMALL.jpg thomp5km My name is Kaleena and I am an always growing, constantly learning, and often experimental studio/graphic Artist! After working at Disney World for half a year awhile back, I was always inspired by the costumes around the parks and how they filled guests with feelings of excitement and awe! I wanted...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:38:52 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Work-or-Document-Wall-Holder/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 PST
The Christmas State of Mind Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Christmas-State-of-Mind-Ornament/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 01:39:57 PST
Self Portrait Watercolor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Portrait-Watercolor-Costume/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 05:42:10 PST
Paint swatch art http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-swatch-art/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:01:16 PST
Smart Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Station/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 17:09:22 PST
penny mario pixel art http://www.instructables.com/id/penny-mario-pixel-art/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:05:31 PDT
Black / White Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-White-Sculpture/
Black / White Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/RXAW/I1SB6C4I/FR1RXAWI1SB6C4I.SMALL.jpg jon_kuzmich In the spring of 2014, I was selected for an artist residency at Tech Shop in San Francisco, CA. This is what I made over the course of the 2-month residency:BLACK / WHITE, 2014Acrylic on HardboardEach letter: 16”x16”x16” Installation dimensions variable Additional information about my art practice...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:47:27 PDT
How to Make Moss Graffiti http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Moss-Graffiti-1/
How to Make Moss Graffiti - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/OMAP/HCB8KN1Q/FCOOMAPHCB8KN1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/OMAP/HCB8KN1Q/FCOOMAPHCB8KN1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/OMAP/HCB8KN1Q/FCOOMAPHCB8KN1Q.SMALL.jpg hosseinkh Moss graffiti, also called eco-graffiti or green graffiti, replaces spray paint, paint-markers or other such toxic chemicals and paints with a paintbrush and a moss "paint" that can grow on its own. As people become more eco-friendly and environmentally aware, the idea of making living, breathing gr...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 14:33:09 PST
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Band-Flyer-Lamp/
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/60HO/I1J5ZGPX/FB860HOI1J5ZGPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/60HO/I1J5ZGPX/FB860HOI1J5ZGPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/60HO/I1J5ZGPX/FB860HOI1J5ZGPX.SMALL.jpg Koji Crill Let's kick this thing off with a couple preliminary questions. Do you have eyes? Do you like awesome things?If you've answered yes to more than none of these questions than I've got the perfect project for you!I'm going to show you how to make a remote controlled lamp out of transparent flyers fr...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:20:28 PDT
Crayon Melt Art Mini Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Melt-Art-Mini-Pumpkins/
Crayon Melt Art Mini Pumpkins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/355S/HNE423WT/FNU355SHNE423WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/355S/HNE423WT/FNU355SHNE423WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/355S/HNE423WT/FNU355SHNE423WT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts Our family started a new tradition for the month of October, called 'The thirty-one days of Halloween'.  The link takes you to the site where I got the idea, and hopefully one year I'll be able to document the entire month and make an Instructable for it. For now, I am posting one of the days we tr...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:32:21 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Funny Scarecrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Funny-Scarecrow/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:14:27 PDT
Become An iPhone Cartoonist http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-An-iPhone-Cartoonist/
Become An iPhone Cartoonist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/820V/I15L3SJT/FGZ820VI15L3SJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/820V/I15L3SJT/FGZ820VI15L3SJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/820V/I15L3SJT/FGZ820VI15L3SJT.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid In this Instructable I will be using 3 iPhone apps to create compelling comics. These are the best apps I have found for iPhone, but I am sure there are just as equally worthy apps in the App Store. Applications Needed:GoogleComicBookComic TycoonTools Required:iPhone 4 (or later)I use the Google bro...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:28:48 PDT
Backlit Iron Man Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Iron-Man-Poster/
Backlit Iron Man Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/L0PM/I0XOI69T/FMOL0PMI0XOI69T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/L0PM/I0XOI69T/FMOL0PMI0XOI69T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/L0PM/I0XOI69T/FMOL0PMI0XOI69T.SMALL.jpg goldlego Iron Man is one of the most iconic comic book super heroes of all time. He's has all the cool high-tech gadgets a hero could ask for including his suit, his Repulsor Beam, and various other high-tech equipment. So why not have a high-tech poster of him? Okay, its not really high-tech, but it does li...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:44:28 PDT
Mechanical Art Bots: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Art-Bots-Four-Bar-Linkage-Mechanism/
Mechanical Art Bots: Four-Bar Linkage Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/7G0E/I0PYTNGA/F6G7G0EI0PYTNGA.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Artbots are famously fun to build and watch draw. One of the most common ways of powering them is using a simple circuit with a battery and a DC motor with an offset weight to create vibration. The center of balance from the motor makes a simple circle, and it makes for a lot of (relatively) circu...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:21:44 PDT
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Painters-Palette-20-A-complete-guide/
Light Painters Palette 2.0 - A complete guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/923S/I0R0U7UG/FE5923SI0R0U7UG.SMALL.jpg jritchey Hello Photographers! I've been planning on doing , and have requests for, a follow up instructable on my Light Painters Palette. For a while I've been working on taking the big box form of that device and making it more compact, simple, and user friendly. To do this I designed a PCB (printed cir...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:48:53 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
Dragon Shell Pavilion Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Shell-Pavilion-Prototype/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:48:01 PDT
Make a Mold for your sculpt or 3D print! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mold-for-your-sculpt-or-3D-print/
Make a Mold for your sculpt or 3D print! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/IAWI/I0HYQDOS/FQUIAWII0HYQDOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/IAWI/I0HYQDOS/FQUIAWII0HYQDOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/IAWI/I0HYQDOS/FQUIAWII0HYQDOS.SMALL.jpg tysonvw Hey All! Thanks for visiting my instructable! Today we are going to learn how to make a 2 piece mold for your sculptures and 3d Prints. Once completed this mold will allow you to make exact copies of your sculptures and 3D prints in minutes! So Lets get to it!Materials needed Some mixing sticks....
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:08:06 PDT
Water Stencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Stencils/
Water Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/FHEB/I0H93BGR/FDLFHEBI0H93BGR.SMALL.jpg 10DotMatrix Project OverviewThis is a fun and easy project that uses NeverWet to help you write and paint with water. NeverWet is a super hydrophobic coating that can be sprayed onto any surface. Ever since watching its promo video with my friends (watch it here and your mind will be blown) I've been wanting t...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:42:25 PDT
Make an Armature for Sculpting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Armature-for-Sculpting/
Make an Armature for Sculpting! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/4W0M/I0ENNC3W/FW24W0MI0ENNC3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/4W0M/I0ENNC3W/FW24W0MI0ENNC3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/4W0M/I0ENNC3W/FW24W0MI0ENNC3W.SMALL.jpg tysonvw Hey All!Thanks for visiting my instructable! Today we are going to learn how to make a wire armature for adding clay on to. Lets begin! Acquire your materials You will need:1: Floral wire or any really flexible thin wire2: Aluminum Foil3: Clippers4: Hangar wire, OOK wire from any Home Depot or yo...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:03:11 PDT
Crayon Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Machine/
Crayon Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/HPZC/I0C8Y8VV/FHCHPZCI0C8Y8VV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/HPZC/I0C8Y8VV/FHCHPZCI0C8Y8VV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/HPZC/I0C8Y8VV/FHCHPZCI0C8Y8VV.SMALL.jpg karei Because when you're 7 years old, keeping crayons organized is a great stressor in life. It's true when you're grown-up, too. Except maybe by then you've become less particular about the arrangement of the crayons. Then again, maybe not. Be Seven Years Old Sorry, guys reading this who aren't seven...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:07:16 PDT
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Chisel-Aluminum-Flashing-Into-Any-Design-or/
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SMALL.jpg mlduffy I work as a sculptor and have a lot of trouble making models of proposed pieces that can reflect the aesthetic a finished stainless steel sculpture will present. An additional problem is that I often use complex geometries enclosing empty spaces. I could easily solve this problem with a 3-D printe...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:35:27 PDT
Lego Batman Costume On The Fast & Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Batman-On-The-Fast-Cheap/
Lego Batman Costume On The Fast & Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/1P61/HY12CWOA/FVW1P61HY12CWOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/1P61/HY12CWOA/FVW1P61HY12CWOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/1P61/HY12CWOA/FVW1P61HY12CWOA.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit It is that time of year again when I spend summers away and get creative juices pumping at high speed. So, when it came time to decide what I would be I pondered and then it hit me. I love Lego's, I love batman, I loved the Lego movie....I shall be Lego Batman!!The down fall, I am the WORST at taki...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:45:01 PDT
DIY Papercut Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Papercut-Lamp/
DIY Papercut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2PPW/HZNYH70N/F412PPWHZNYH70N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2PPW/HZNYH70N/F412PPWHZNYH70N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/2PPW/HZNYH70N/F412PPWHZNYH70N.SMALL.jpg polethzav In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make a papercut lamp It´s beautiful, simple and not expensive decoration . Video Tutorial You need: -cardstock in the colors of your choice-a x-acto knife -pencil -glue stick -ruler Cut a 15 by 15 inches cardstock square .but you can cut any size and ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:46:58 PDT