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How To : Fold a paper crane in origami

Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a folded-paper crane with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own cranes from a sheet of folded paper. For more information, ...more

How To : Origami a bird easily

Not sure what to origami today? Watch this how to video to learn how to fold a bird out of origami paper. Give Japanese origami folding a try with this how to video tutorial on folding a bird.

How To : Make an edible bird house with your kids

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an edible bird house with your kids. You will need: bird seed, 1/2 c flour, 2 tbsp corn meal, scissors, twine, paper plate, ice cream cones, 1 pint milk, raisins, peanut butter, nuts, and graham crackers. Now, poke three holes into your p ...more

How To : Fold an origami bird parent and child

This is a video tutorial in the Arts & Crafts category where you are going to learn how to fold an origami bird parent and child. Take a sheet of square paper and fold it in half diagonally. Then fold it again. Now open up the top half and fold it back over itself. Repeat this ...more

How To : 5 Cool Things to Do with Origami Paper Cranes

Origami paper cranes make for lovely eye candy and, once you know how to fold them, become wonderfully meditative when you compulsively make a bunch of them in one long sitting. So what to do when you have a whole bunch of them? Whether you have a small handful or one thousan ...more

News : High Design Gets Trashy

What do these egg-carton lamps by American designer Victor Vetterlein have in common with Frankenstein's monster? More than you'd think! Both are green. Both have bolted necks. And both are assembled from materials most would be happy to let decompose. Vetterlein writes, "The ...more

How To : Make an aerial photo rig with a disposable camera

Get creative with an old disposable camera by setting up an aerial photography rig using akite! Get a new perspective by taking pictures from a bird's eye view. You Will Need: • A rotary tool • A rotary tool cutoff wheel • A wooden clothespin • A pushpin • A disposable 3 ...more

How To : Draw a landscape scenery

This video is a free drawing lesson on how to draw landscape scenery. • Draw a baseline or a horizontal line in the middle of the paper. • Across the baseline draw slope of 2 hills along the river bed and mark a line showing uplifted area on the upper portion of the paper abov ...more

How To : Origami a nice swan

Origami isn't just folding paper, it's a form of art. So, if you want to try a new creative way to express yourself, and if you like birds, try out this tutorial on folding an origami paper swan. Graceful and elegant, a swan is the perfect subject for the graceful and elegant ...more

Fresh Folds : Ant by Tavin

Yesterday a friend challenged me to make an paper ant. This is what I came up with: the back of the ant. that's the front of the ant, I'm rather unsatisfied with it. But hey- it's my first try. birds eye. It consist of 3 fishbases stuck together. It's a rather rough model bu ...more

How To : Craft an Easter bird Easter greeting card

We know that Valentine's Day is the greeting card holiday extraordinaire, but that doesn't mean you can't hand out cards to friends and loved ones during other holidays as well. Check out this paper design tutorial to learn how to make an Easter bird greeting card that's cute ...more

News : Trippy 3D Illusion Graffiti

Paper Donut is a collaborative graffiti project between Justine Ricaud and Alexis Facca. The French duo paint geometrical illusions as urban art (with the exception of the gallery installation below). They've also posted some detail shots that give you some sense of how it was ...more

How To : Origami a great looking flapping bird

Being able to fold paper into different shapes and animals is a great way to relax. It requires time and patience to make something that is beautiful to look at and sometimes fun to play with. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to origami a cool looking flapping bird in a s ...more

How To : Grill beer can chicken

We bet you never thought you could use a cold brew—can and all—to make a moist, tender delicious chicken. You Will Need: * An outdoor grill * A can of beer * A whole 4-pound chicken * 2 tsp vegetable or olive oil * 2 tbsp dry meat rub * Salt and pepper * Instant-read thermom ...more

How To : Draw a hummingbird in Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint a hummingbird with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these ...more

How To : Paint a blue heron in front of water

Watch this instructional painting video to paint blue herons in front of water with India ink on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some news print to practice painting thes ...more

How To : Fold an origami baby bird

Watch this two part instructional origami video to fold an origami baby bird. You only need one piece of origami paper to complete this origami project. When completed, this cute origami baby bird can stand on its own. Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold an origami baby bird. Part 2 of ...more

How To : Origami a naughty birds in a nest

This demonstrates how to make a pair of birds in a nest with piece of paper and a sharpie. The excellent lighting and high quality video make it easy to follow the folding patterns. At the end, it even shows you how to make the birds a little bit 'naughty'.

How To : Fold a Simple Origami Mouse

This tutorial teaches you how to fold an origami mouse with an ordinary sheet of paper. This model is suitable for beginners and children. Origami is great for small kids as the only material needed is paper, no scissors or glue that could do harm! Profile: Design: tradition ...more

News : Where did Origami start?

If one asks where origami originated from most people will answer "Japan". But is this really the right answer? To find the answer you have to first find out what we're talking about if we say "Origami". Is Origami everything that has to do with folding a flat form in a certa ...more

HowTo : BP Oil Spill Clean Up Halloween Costume

Sometimes tragedy inspires comedy. Point fingers at those responsible for the oil spill catastrophe this Halloween with Instrutables member frenzy's easy instructions for making your very own (and very sardonic) BP Oil Spill Clean Up Costume. You Will Need: 1 White jumpsuit ...more

How To : Make a simple origami bird with a moving mouth

Are you a big fan of origami but scared to try it out yourself for fear that your creations will turn out more like balled up pieces of paper than strong, sturdy shapes? We hear you. It's true that there's a lot of difficult origami projects out there (just the thought of mod ...more

How To : Draw a cartoon bird house

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw an animated birdhouse. The materials required are paper and a drawing utensil. Begin by drawing a rectangular base. A bird house is usually geometric, show the base should only contain rectangle and square shapes. It is recomme ...more

How To : Draw a flamingo bird

This video is about how to draw a flamingo bird in a very easy way. Only paper and a writing utensil are required (pencil and marker). You have to follow some simple steps that are: (1)Draw head and neck of flamingo bird. (2)Draw its body. (3)Draw its wing.(4)Draw tail feather ...more

How To : Origami a crow using a bird base

Not sure what to origami today? Watch these two how to videos to learn how to fold a crow out of origami paper. Give Japanese origami folding a try with this how to video tutorial on folding a crow stating with an origami bird as the base. Part 1 of 2 - How to Origami a crow u ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/07 - 12/13)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A double exposure cell phone photog ...more

Last-Minute Halloween Quickie : 100+ Free Printable Masks

If you've run out of time for all of our more time-consuming Halloween costume ideas, here are some places on the web for free, downloadable paper masks. There must be at least 100 options among these links to satisfy your last-minute costume needs! Just download, print, and c ...more

How To : 8 Practical Ways to Use Bacon Grease

Need to get a painful splinter out of your skin? Apply some bacon grease onto the affected area and place a band-aid on it overnight. The bacon grease will soften the skin tissue and draw out the splinter, making it easier to remove with tweezers the next day. After cooking y ...more

How To : Fold a Simple Dragon Head

During my early elementary school years, origami was my go-to pastime. When it came to learning about it in art class, I ventured out well past the basics that were being taught. A friend of mine during that time had seen a folded dragon head and wanted to emulate it; so we w ...more

How To : 10 Paper Towel Hacks for Your Kitchen & Beyond

The paper towel is a wondrous invention. It allows cooks to wipe up really gross stuff without having to constantly do laundry and drain fried foods so they're crunchy and crispy instead of oily and heavy. But did you know that your humble paper towel has several other uses be ...more

How To : Clone KFC's Nashville Hot Chicken

What began as a regional specialty has turned into a national trend that looks like it's here to stay: Nasvhille hot chicken has caught on like wildfire, with hot chicken restaurants popping up across the country—not to mention the 8 hot chicken restaurants that you can find i ...more

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