Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - art - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:25:13 PST BLOX v1.01 Theatrical Scenery: Preparing a Scenic Drop http://www.instructables.com/id/Theatrical-Scenery-Preparing-a-Scenic-Drop/
Theatrical Scenery: Preparing a Scenic Drop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/FAH3/FG704XDE/F3IFAH3FG704XDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/FAH3/FG704XDE/F3IFAH3FG704XDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/FAH3/FG704XDE/F3IFAH3FG704XDE.SMALL.jpg blksheep This Instructable shows the first part in the process of painting a scenic drop. Later Instructables will show the drawing and painting techniques used. If you just can't wait and really, really want to paint a drop check out Scenic Art for the Theatre by Susan Crabtree and Peter Beudert.A "drop" is...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2009 09:05:29 PST
Pop-Up Birthday Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Up-Birthday-Card/
Pop-Up Birthday Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/CYOZ/GR7JBYCG/F4TCYOZGR7JBYCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/CYOZ/GR7JBYCG/F4TCYOZGR7JBYCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/CYOZ/GR7JBYCG/F4TCYOZGR7JBYCG.SMALL.jpg TangerineBadger Have you ever made something so cool together with someone else that you wished there were a commemorative birthday card for it? Do you love pop-up paper crafts? Are you not easily despaired by exact mm measurements and craft knives or alternatively have the patience for multiple tr...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2011 10:50:39 PDT
Ambient Occlusion Rendering in Maya http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-Occlusion-Rendering-in-Maya/
Ambient Occlusion Rendering in Maya - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S1N4/HYWT5TBX/FENS1N4HYWT5TBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S1N4/HYWT5TBX/FENS1N4HYWT5TBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/S1N4/HYWT5TBX/FENS1N4HYWT5TBX.SMALL.jpg syedrezaali Ambient occlusion (aka AO) is an algorithm / technique used in 3D computer graphics for calculating how exposed each object (in a scene) to ambient light from the environment. In other words, AO attempts to simulate how ambient light would bounce around off objects in the scene. Its a cheap, yet eff...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:08:29 PDT
Advanced 3D drawing in PowerPoint http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-3D-drawing-in-PowerPoint/
Advanced 3D drawing in PowerPoint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/WLHV/HXMUUH1Y/FM6WLHVHXMUUH1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/WLHV/HXMUUH1Y/FM6WLHVHXMUUH1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/WLHV/HXMUUH1Y/FM6WLHVHXMUUH1Y.SMALL.jpg jellmeister Yes, Thomas above^ is made of 3D shapes in PowerPoint!I have spent a lot of time trying to get my point across in PowerPoint. Often I have to explain complicated 3D mechanism concepts long before they are properly designed, and 3D diagrams are the clearest way to illustrate these concepts. I call it...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:52:25 PDT
How to Make a Better Bristlebot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Better-Bristlebot/
How to Make a Better Bristlebot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/PEQT/GM4N19BE/F4XPEQTGM4N19BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/PEQT/GM4N19BE/F4XPEQTGM4N19BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/PEQT/GM4N19BE/F4XPEQTGM4N19BE.SMALL.jpg JetGrindMods A bristle bot is a fun little robot that you can make out of a few things around the house. They are really quite easy to make and are a lot of fun! Many Bristlebots are the same, mine is different! I will be teaching you how to make a Bristlebot using a Pulsar Oral B Toothbrush! These new Bristl...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 14:59:45 PDT
Red Copper Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Copper-Ring/
Red Copper Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/8FVA/IJQ033UX/FHM8FVAIJQ033UX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/8FVA/IJQ033UX/FHM8FVAIJQ033UX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/8FVA/IJQ033UX/FHM8FVAIJQ033UX.SMALL.jpg JonathonZ In this instructable, I will show you how to make this super bright red copper ring. It is really easy, really cheap and can be completely customized by you, so let's get started.You will need:MaterialsCopper sheet - The thicker the better, I used 1.2mm thick copper.Paste flux - Mine is made for jew...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 07:46:24 PST
Make Your Own Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Stickers/
Make Your Own Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/TZR7/FEAQ3SUU/FB3TZR7FEAQ3SUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/TZR7/FEAQ3SUU/FB3TZR7FEAQ3SUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/TZR7/FEAQ3SUU/FB3TZR7FEAQ3SUU.SMALL.jpg Magumbo Do you ever have something you want to decorate with stickers, but the stickers you find in stores are either really lame or used by everyone? If so, then this Instructable is for you. You can design your own stickers and have them ready for sticking in minutes. In addition to that, all of the suppl...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2008 05:27:19 PDT
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Knife-Etching-DIY-Quick-and-easy-way-of-makin/
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ This is my new Instructable on how to Acid Etch your knife. Knife Etching video Here is what you need: - Knife- Ferric Chloride $12.50 - Nail Polish $3 - Nail Polish remover $3 - 400 grit sand paper - Tall bottle or a container - Paper towels So as you can see this project doesn't require much mone...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:41:08 PST
DIY USB Penmouse/Mousepen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-PenmouseMousepen/
DIY USB Penmouse/Mousepen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/T6XR/IJEMN55J/FSGT6XRIJEMN55J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/T6XR/IJEMN55J/FSGT6XRIJEMN55J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/T6XR/IJEMN55J/FSGT6XRIJEMN55J.SMALL.jpg MikB This instructable is for making an optical USB mouse into a pen style Mousepen. Or Penmouse.My starting point was from seeing this instructable but wanting to improve the mechanical design a little and add the left-right click switches back.It's also an entry in the "Before and After" up-cycling com...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:36:04 PST
Magic Cube Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Cube-Rose/
Magic Cube Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/XUI8/GGPEYEGP/F7XXUI8GGPEYEGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/XUI8/GGPEYEGP/F7XXUI8GGPEYEGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/XUI8/GGPEYEGP/F7XXUI8GGPEYEGP.SMALL.jpg hushy Here is a simplified step by step guide to make another exciting and fun art project, the Magic Cube Rose! This is my first ible to be posted here, I hope the pictures will help to convey what I wish to say  The instructions are in the pictures! Just mouse over the yellow box. Petals The in...
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 10:26:06 PST
Beginner's guide to POI http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-guide-to-POI/
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Wed, 28 Nov 2007 11:46:49 PST
Old Book= New Sketchbook!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Book-New-Sketchbook/
Old Book= New Sketchbook!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZKGS/GVVP8B93/F07ZKGSGVVP8B93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZKGS/GVVP8B93/F07ZKGSGVVP8B93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/ZKGS/GVVP8B93/F07ZKGSGVVP8B93.SMALL.jpg mcmichaelart Ever wanted a unique sketchbook project for your high schoolers? A new journal for yourself? A gift for a family member or friend? All without spending a lot of money? Then this project is for you!! Students creating this project will learn how to recycle/ reuse an old discarded book, how to use se...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 16:27:39 PST
Egg Tempera Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Tempera-Painting/
Egg Tempera Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/IFKR/FA190CYW/FGCIFKRFA190CYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/IFKR/FA190CYW/FGCIFKRFA190CYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/IFKR/FA190CYW/FGCIFKRFA190CYW.SMALL.jpg blksheep Egg tempera is a painting technique that has been used for centuries. It is inexpensive and easy to learn. If done right, the final product can be amazing. The picture below is an example of the tempera technique on wood (by Niccolo Semiticolo, 1367).The version I am going to outline in this instruc...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2007 18:16:45 PST
Easy No-wax Batik http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-No-wax-Batik/
Easy No-wax Batik - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/ZECZ/G5LEKA05/F9NZECZG5LEKA05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/ZECZ/G5LEKA05/F9NZECZG5LEKA05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/ZECZ/G5LEKA05/F9NZECZG5LEKA05.SMALL.jpg Swampy591 This is a batik project using regular old Elmer's glue instead of wax for a batik resist.  I chose glue because I was doing this with young artists who couldn't have handled hot wax and hot dye, so this is perfect for kids or a first timer.  I would suggest doing this outdoors if you can, since this...
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Sat, 22 May 2010 17:37:29 PDT
Simple Rubber Band Arts http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rubber-Band-Arts/
Simple Rubber Band Arts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/IHJJ/FU0HYY0V/FWWIHJJFU0HYY0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/IHJJ/FU0HYY0V/FWWIHJJFU0HYY0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/IHJJ/FU0HYY0V/FWWIHJJFU0HYY0V.SMALL.jpg w1l50n1404 This is a traditional art, well.. Not really traditional.. Using rubber band to form shapes- by twisting, pull,etc. Children usually like this art, because it's simple and easy. This art is different with the Ayatori art, Ayatori arts are using strings not rubber bands. This is really popular in Ind...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 07:52:58 PDT
Tree Bookshelf DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Bookshelf-DIY/
Tree Bookshelf DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/5AZ4/II7PAJ2P/FJK5AZ4II7PAJ2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/5AZ4/II7PAJ2P/FJK5AZ4II7PAJ2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/5AZ4/II7PAJ2P/FJK5AZ4II7PAJ2P.SMALL.jpg PatrickW51 Let's make a sweet bookshelf, one that sets a calm and natural ambiance! The video above will walk through the the process and give you some solid tips. If you are a confident (or crazy adventurous), then that video might just be enough for you. This Instructable, however, will wade deeper into the ...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:08:33 PST
How to make an Ames Room Optical Illusion used in Lord of the Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Ames-Room-Optical-Illusion/
How to make an Ames Room Optical Illusion used in Lord of the Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/71AG/F9052ECV/FTK71AGF9052ECV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/71AG/F9052ECV/FTK71AGF9052ECV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/71AG/F9052ECV/FTK71AGF9052ECV.SMALL.jpg activfilms This instructable shows you how to construct a miniature Ames Room from a layout using paper. An Ames room is a distorted room that gives the optical illusion of depth, distance and varying size. Setups like this were used in 'The Lord of the Rings' movies. Play this video to see what the optical i...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2007 06:26:15 PST
Light Up Your Lighter With Some Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Lighter-With-Some-Art/
Light Up Your Lighter With Some Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/LGEC/GELSMA06/FYSLGECGELSMA06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/LGEC/GELSMA06/FYSLGECGELSMA06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/LGEC/GELSMA06/FYSLGECGELSMA06.SMALL.jpg annamwhitney In this Instructable, I will teach you how to make a decorative lighter, which can make a great gift for someone (smoker or non-smoker). I once saw someone who had one, and it inspired me to find my own way of decorating lighters. After much trial-and-error, I’ve found the best way to go about deco...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 14:34:59 PDT
String Art Map http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Art-Map/
String Art Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/TMGU/H2WEVY0S/FWPTMGUH2WEVY0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/TMGU/H2WEVY0S/FWPTMGUH2WEVY0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/TMGU/H2WEVY0S/FWPTMGUH2WEVY0S.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo I've seen a few string art maps recently that I thought were adorable and wanted to make a string art map of California that really showcased my love of the Bay Area.  Plus I haven't done string art since I was a kid!  This seemed like the perfect reason to revisit a fun craft.   I heart string art!...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 02:06:31 PDT
Glow Wood Tree, Wall Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Wood-Tree-Wall-Decor/
Glow Wood Tree, Wall Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/MXYD/IHGJWMHR/FBBMXYDIHGJWMHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/MXYD/IHGJWMHR/FBBMXYDIHGJWMHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/MXYD/IHGJWMHR/FBBMXYDIHGJWMHR.SMALL.jpg Hough_Creations I was inspired to build a table like the glow table mikeasaurus did on here. My lumber place didn't have any cracked lumber or anything with holes so my wife drew this image. I routered it and gave the glow resin thing a try. I am hooked on that stuff now! Material I ended up with 2 1/2 inch ...
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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:32:00 PST
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Shrinky-Dink-Guide-InkJet-Version/
The Ultimate Shrinky Dink Guide - InkJet Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/8J5F/I05EWJQT/FHX8J5FI05EWJQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/8J5F/I05EWJQT/FHX8J5FI05EWJQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/8J5F/I05EWJQT/FHX8J5FI05EWJQT.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid This Instructable will guide you through the entire Shrinky Dink process. I have worked with and tweaked Shrinky Dinks to a whole new art medium. With the ability to print with an inkjet printer on both sides of the Shrinky Dink paper, your experience will propel you past your colored pencil past. I...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:46:31 PDT
Gridding a picture... make any image bigger, smaller, or copy it. http://www.instructables.com/id/Gridding-a-picture-make-any-image-bigger-small/
Gridding a picture... make any image bigger, smaller, or copy it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/7EPE/GFA459VC/F237EPEGFA459VC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/7EPE/GFA459VC/F237EPEGFA459VC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/7EPE/GFA459VC/F237EPEGFA459VC.SMALL.jpg bigtreehouse Gridding an image has been around for hundreds of years. You can use gridding to make an image bigger, smaller or the same size (copy it). Gridding is a mathmatical process but don't let that scare you... it's easy. I am going to give you the basics and with some practice you can do some amazing dr...
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 11:22:13 PDT
Etching brass plates http://www.instructables.com/id/Etching-brass-plates/
Etching brass plates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EQI1/FGQM1DKB/FEIEQI1FGQM1DKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EQI1/FGQM1DKB/FEIEQI1FGQM1DKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/EQI1/FGQM1DKB/FEIEQI1FGQM1DKB.SMALL.jpg gotang This is how I etched a brass plate to use as a decorative plate for my laptop lid. I've also used these stuck onto the front of notebooks and sketchbooks as presents for friends. My method draws heavily from this instructable and this website, so I thank the respective authors for their sterling wor...
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Tue, 27 May 2008 10:04:00 PDT
Spirograph Art Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Spirograph-Art-Cards/
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:58:36 PST
Book folding Technique, reuse old books http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-folding-Technique-reuse-old-books/
Book folding Technique, reuse old books - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/COAH/IGWM1S7R/FVICOAHIGWM1S7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/COAH/IGWM1S7R/FVICOAHIGWM1S7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/COAH/IGWM1S7R/FVICOAHIGWM1S7R.SMALL.jpg TomRay So you have always wondered what to do with all your "advanced statistical maths" or that "Applied Physics" books which you never read, then you can reuse then now and make perfect Christmas or birthday gift, which is truly customized and unique.Any old book would do, but it should have enough pages...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:27:07 PST
Transfer Designs using Wax Paper and an Ink Jet http://www.instructables.com/id/Transfer-Designs-using-Wax-Paper-and-an-Ink-Jet/
Transfer Designs using Wax Paper and an Ink Jet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/QEBA/HU54NGNO/FNMQEBAHU54NGNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/QEBA/HU54NGNO/FNMQEBAHU54NGNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/QEBA/HU54NGNO/FNMQEBAHU54NGNO.SMALL.jpg Phoghat If you have an inkjet printer, you can easily transfer text and pictures to a piece of wood, using some waxed paper, tape, and a credit card.It should also work transferring to a textile ( such as a T-shirt ) but the material should be of a very tight weave Materials: Wood plaque to be printed on...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:20:56 PDT
How to Make An Ink Drawing Into a Vector Graphic (Using InkScape) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-An-Ink-Drawing-Into-a-Vector-Graphic-U/
How to Make An Ink Drawing Into a Vector Graphic (Using InkScape) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/247V/HQOJ7DU8/FGP247VHQOJ7DU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/247V/HQOJ7DU8/FGP247VHQOJ7DU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/247V/HQOJ7DU8/FGP247VHQOJ7DU8.SMALL.jpg MADAMExMARIE INTROThis tutorial will show you how to take your very own drawings and turn them into Vector Graphics. This makes them "unsizeable" which means you can make it as BIG or as SMALL as you want, and it will still retain its clear appearance. ENJOY!YOU WILL NEED 1. A simple ink drawing 2. Scanner 3. In...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 07:25:36 PST
"Blink" - Prototyping a blinking eyeball sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Blink-Prototyping-a-blinking-eyeball-sculpture/
"Blink" - Prototyping a blinking eyeball sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F19/WUHN/IGNZ5YOZ/F19WUHNIGNZ5YOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F19/WUHN/IGNZ5YOZ/F19WUHNIGNZ5YOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F19/WUHN/IGNZ5YOZ/F19WUHNIGNZ5YOZ.SMALL.gif Eckert As an artist working with various forms of technology, I often find myself imagining creations just out of my reach technologically. My sculpture Blink is a perfect example. I first thought of this piece several years ago but various problems – like how to make working eyelids – forced this project...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 23:54:54 PST
Creating A Realistic 3D Flag In PhotoShop!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-A-Realistic-3D-Flag-In-PhotoShop/
Creating A Realistic 3D Flag In PhotoShop!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/KE9D/FF22CHDF/FHXKE9DFF22CHDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/KE9D/FF22CHDF/FHXKE9DFF22CHDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/KE9D/FF22CHDF/FHXKE9DFF22CHDF.SMALL.jpg pooandwee This instructible will teach you how to make a realistic looking flag, but not only can this effect be used for flags It can be used for almost anything first things first! get your self a picture of some fabric and a picture fo a flag, you can use mine if you like. put both images into photosh...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:36:16 PDT
how to be a graffiti artist http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-be-a-graffiti-artist/
how to be a graffiti artist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/NR42/GAPV2XGI/FO9NR42GAPV2XGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/NR42/GAPV2XGI/FO9NR42GAPV2XGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/NR42/GAPV2XGI/FO9NR42GAPV2XGI.SMALL.jpg amtdude in this instructable il be covering everything from how to start, what you need and how to pratice graffiti. first im gona tell you some things about myself. iv been writing for about a year and a half now. my writers names started with flash, then atomic elixer and now risk (il explain what those...
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Wed, 30 Jun 2010 09:13:18 PDT
Wire Tree Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Tree-Sculpture/
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Sun, 14 Oct 2007 15:19:57 PDT
Guide To Zine Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-To-Zine-Making/
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Fri, 11 Jun 2010 12:16:14 PDT
Old Window Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Window-Picture-Frame/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:39:13 PST
How to make Paintable Body Paint: High Quality, Smudge Proof, Vivid Colors and Metallics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Paintable-Body-Paint-High-Quality-Smud/
How to make Paintable Body Paint: High Quality, Smudge Proof, Vivid Colors and Metallics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/3KQW/HXVO6TF7/FYR3KQWHXVO6TF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/3KQW/HXVO6TF7/FYR3KQWHXVO6TF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/3KQW/HXVO6TF7/FYR3KQWHXVO6TF7.SMALL.jpg Qwkredfox Hello, my name is Chelsea Lee Gilbert; and this is my very first Instructable.Please enjoy it; and if you elaborate upon this idea please link here and comment so we can all learn from YOU! If you do not understand something, ask in the comment section below and I will try my best to help you.Today ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:52:20 PDT
Woodburning with Electricity http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodburning-with-Electricity/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:59:30 PDT
Acoustic Guitar Pickup http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Guitar-Pickup/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2006 22:54:58 PST
Guides to Drawing Wolves http://www.instructables.com/id/Guides-to-Drawing-Wolves/
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Wed, 3 Mar 2010 13:45:10 PST
Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-2/
Helping Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/W4FG/IFISEFO6/F60W4FGIFISEFO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/W4FG/IFISEFO6/F60W4FGIFISEFO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/W4FG/IFISEFO6/F60W4FGIFISEFO6.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab For those that can use an extra hand around the house!I like to ask my students to think of some small thing in their life that could use a little extra assistance around the house. It can be small, from a toothpaste holder to a coat rack or an extra fist bump them when they finish their work. Then ...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 09:43:03 PDT
Concrete Leaf Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Leaf-Casting/
Concrete Leaf Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/LEQ8/IFF8CYV4/F82LEQ8IFF8CYV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/LEQ8/IFF8CYV4/F82LEQ8IFF8CYV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/LEQ8/IFF8CYV4/F82LEQ8IFF8CYV4.SMALL.jpg lindastanke I enjoy making these leaf castings. My dad was a bricklayer, I love to garden, and it is fun! These leaves can be used both indoors and outdoors. You can see more of my leaves at ForeverLeaves.net or my facebook page Forever-Leaves.Materials:Mixing tub and mixing trowelLeafSandWaterPiece of sheet...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:35:05 PDT
Making your own Language http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-your-own-Language/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:00:27 PDT
Bedfellow Robot Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedfellow-Robot-Bed/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:22:38 PDT
How to Draw Dragons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Dragons/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2007 08:22:25 PST
How To Renew Dried Out Sculpey Cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Renew-Dried-Out-Sculpey/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 17:41:27 PST
DIY Big Peg Board Shelving System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modern-Peg-Board-Shelving-System/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:46:26 PDT
Linoleum Block / Printmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Linoleum-Block-Printing/
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Wed, 5 May 2010 15:24:46 PDT
(easily) etch images in copper http://www.instructables.com/id/easily-etch-images-in-copper/
(easily) etch images in copper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/4UV3/RITEP27Z6F3/FIF4UV3RITEP27Z6F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/4UV3/RITEP27Z6F3/FIF4UV3RITEP27Z6F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/4UV3/RITEP27Z6F3/FIF4UV3RITEP27Z6F3.SMALL.jpg prank Make a copper etching of any image. This takes about 1 hour, including image prep, transfer, and etching, and it works really well. Check it out!http://www.artiswrong.com Overview I was making PCBs today (using vincent's excellent 5PCB instructable!), and they were coming out really well. I th...
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Sat, 20 May 2006 16:12:55 PDT
How to Make a Paper Collage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Paper-Collage/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:58:40 PDT
drawing from your imagination - dreaming on paper http://www.instructables.com/id/drawing-from-your-mind-some-thoughts-and-ideas/
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 16:05:44 PST
Post-It Origami Icosahedron http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-It-Origami-Icosahedron/
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 02:59:24 PDT
DIY Apple Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Apple-Clock/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 15:21:58 PDT