Enlarging With Rubber Bands

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This idea is not new, probably older then me, but it still works. It doesn't come out with a great enlarged copy, but it is quick and easy. You can copy just about anything. I learned this technique in math class. Hope you like!

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Step 1: Supplies

You need:

- 2 sheets of paper

- A pen (or a pencil)

- 2 or 3 rubber bands (the more you use, the bigger the copy)

- 2 hands (I could only use 1, since I was taking pictures. You're welcome)

- A dog (optional, though petting a dog can help you)

Step 2: Knotting

To make the knot, simply look at the picture. Put one rubber band's end in another rubber band and the other end outside it. Pull the end that is out through the one that is in. Pull to tighten.

Step 3: Drawing

Because this may be your first time learning this, and maybe you're a bad artist (you're not the only one) draw a triangle. Or a square or a circle. Then, put your other paper next to it (the distance depends on the rubber band size).

Step 4: Work It!

Then, put your finger in one of the the rubber bands and the pen in the other. Stretch them apart, then kinda tilt them. Then trace the triangle with your finger, while your pen is inking the other page.

Step 5: Finished!

You did it! You may want to go over it with a ruler, but other than that, congrats! Thank you for viewing and keep on making!

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