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RedBull Art of the Can Contest Answered

Since we've got a ton of can reuse projects on the site, you'll love this:

RedBull is running an Art of the Can contest. Deadline to submit your artwork is April 6.

Anyone want to try making the Robot?
If you build something for the contest, share the full Instructable or Slideshow Instructable here!

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iman

10 years ago

too bad red bull tastes like urine and cost like five bucks a can :)

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canidaiman

Reply 10 years ago

I think the relevant feature is the caffeine.
Flavor is secondary. ;)

Just think of all those coffee drinkers- could anything taste worse?

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imancanida

Reply 10 years ago

but what about the price you would go broke buying all those cans

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canidaiman

Reply 10 years ago

Find an addict and nick their cans. ;) There's probably some place that runs through them and would be happy for recycling help.

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Patrikcanida

Reply 10 years ago

Hmm... someone needs to post an instructable on how to remove the cough syrup from red bull.

I guess you could separate the caffeine and the quote-flavoring-unquote by crystallization, but perhaps there's something easier to get rid of the vile taste?

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T3h_Muffinator

10 years ago

The dragon's awesome! Gorillaz and Jessy, drop your current robot projects and collab on this! (maybe?)

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canidaT3h_Muffinator

Reply 10 years ago

We should totally swamp them with entries. I'll practice a bit with random cans to get technique, then maybe give it a shot. Want to join the fun?

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T3h_Muffinatorcanida

Reply 10 years ago

I totally would! But I've gotta focus on Proj. X and Science Olympiads (we made states!) I'll see if I have time for it though, and I'll let my aunt know about it - she is a professional sculptor, after all...

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killerjackalopeT3h_Muffinator

Reply 10 years ago

muffinator, just out of question when will we see project X because we all have secret projects but yours is annoying me now. Then again 'the beast' will be unveiled in a while.

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canidakillerjackalope

Reply 10 years ago

Heh. We've got a secret project too, but it will actually be up this week.
Zach was in on it, but seems to be keeping mum. ;)

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T3h_Muffinatorcanida

Reply 10 years ago

Yes, Zach told me that you were doing something, but he wouldn't tell me what...

I'm aching to know!

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canidaT3h_Muffinator

Reply 10 years ago

Good! ;) Project is done, just documentation left.

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killerjackalopecanida

Reply 10 years ago

Ah well i love secret projects, they're great fun, I actually have way too many big secret projects in the pipeline... Need to get some finished and stop tinker with others to free some time up.

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T3h_Muffinatorkillerjackalope

Reply 10 years ago

Sigh... I try to work on it when I can, but it's pretty large... I'm hoping to get it out before the end of march.... but if my teachers keep on piling work up on me like they have been, it might be out a bit later. I need to get Jason to work on it too, but then I have to e-mail all the pictures to him. Anyway, I'll try and get it out asap, end of march the latest.

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killerjackalopeT3h_Muffinator

Reply 10 years ago

Cool, I do know the pain, le beast is weighing in at min 15' by 6' by 16' and it'lll probably be at least 300lbs but I will continue. that's one blessing about getting kicked out of school, I get plenty of time (then decided to work alot)

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killerjackalopeT3h_Muffinator

Reply 10 years ago

Here's the list:

Drinking on a school trip
smoking in school
not handing in homework
disrespect to teachers
being in at about 11o' clock looking shabby and unshaven every day
Being a bad influence
Skipping school
'taking advantage of my situation'(someone will die over that I'll make sure)

It sounds really bad when you say it like that...

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killerjackalope

10 years ago

Hahaha My wee brother and I have a really sweet few things coming their way, both of which are good for the world...

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Brennn10

10 years ago

One has to think...How do they do that?

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canidaBrennn10

Reply 10 years ago

My guess is carefully.

I bet someone here could make an awesome Robot...

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Goodhartcanida

Reply 10 years ago

Hmmm, I wonder if....hmmm

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Patrik

10 years ago

Wow - that dragon is amazing!

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KentsOkay

10 years ago

*sigh* If I but drank Red Bull...

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Spl1nt3rC3ll

10 years ago

O.O I made a crappy biplane out of soda cans. It's fallen apart and thrown away by now.

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GorillazMiko

10 years ago

That's insanely cool! I like the dragon one a lot.

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tech-kingGorillazMiko

Reply 10 years ago

realistic too. run your fingers over the scales and, like a real dragon, your finger will get cut

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tech-king

10 years ago

nice though those sculptures are, the edges are probably razor sharp.