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How To : Paint clay pots for gardening

In this video, we learn how to paint clay pots for gardening with Michelle Gervais. All you need is: acrylic paints, brushes, plastic paint, cup of water, paper towels, and clay pots. First, put a base coat on your pot before you place your design onto it. This is easiest done ...more

How To : Knead clay for flower pots and then make them

Simon Leach, the worldwide leader in free bilingual ceramics instruction, spends this installment of his video series first kneading clay in preperation for potting, then throws said clay into some flower pots on his wheel. Pottery lessons at their finest.

How To : Use an auto clay bar to clean paint contamination

In this how-to video, you will learn how to clean your car paint with a clay bar. This will help you clean contaminants, bug parts, and other debris from your paint. First, you will need a car to clean, a clay bar, and a lubricant for the clay. Split the clay into a smaller pi ...more

How To : Make wind chimes with your kids

Lynn Snodgrass shows how to make chimes by using small clay pots and popsicle sticks. You can tie them together by using plastic string or regular garden string. The pots can be decorated with paint or you can apply stickers to the pots. 1. Use the sticks tied with the string ...more

How To : Make polymer clay cupcake charms

Clay isn't just for baking into flimsy pots and dishes and the source of Color Me Mine's untampered physical power. In may cases, clay, like painting or drawing, can be molded into as many guises as the imagination will take you. Watch this tutorial for the how-to on creating ...more

How To : Make a flower lily for a miniture dollhouse

This video shows us how to make lilies for a dollhouse just in time for Easter. First you take a toothpaste cap and some copper metallic paint and paint it. This is your flower pot! Make the flower heads and set aside. Take some clay and stick it into the flower pot. Then take ...more

How To : Make an easy birdbath

Make your own birdbath and spend hours enjoying the antics of birds in your yard. You Will Need * 12-, 10-, and 8-inch diameter clay flowerpots * A saucer * Acrylic paints * Brushes * Construction glue * Brushes, stencils, or stamps (optional) Step 1: Decorate Paint the outsi ...more

How To : Decorate raw clay pottery with white slip

In this video pottery-making tutorial, Simon uses a white slip made from half china clay and half stoneware clay. Slip is an alternative to glaze for finishing a potted project. Simon also demonstrates an easy project to make a paint brush holder that will keep tools in place ...more

How To : Make a clay pot look like an antique

One way for a middle-aged person to look better than ever is to sit on a patio surrounded by well-aged pots. Flaking, lichen-covered clay pots give the impression that they’ve been around a lot longer than you have. And because antiqued pots look expensive, everyone will think ...more

How To : Make a clay taco fish

With some clay and some paint this fun fish sculpture can be created. Starting with the clay formed into a taco shape. Pinch here and there, add some fun lips and eyes, a few scales and your taco fish is formed. Paint and decorate with fun materials. Make a clay taco fish. Cli ...more

How To : Tag your name using LED light throwies

This is a complex process, but the guys at Graffiti Research Lab have armed you with detailed written instructions and this video on how to create a night writer. This is a more complicated version of their LED throwies that allows you to catch a tag in lights. You'll never ne ...more

How To : Create sexy leopard print eyes

Create sexy leopard print eyes. Fresh Face: Start with what I call a fresh face, which is your clean slate for all of your looks. A fresh face is after you have put concealer and foundation all over the face or only where needed, which ever you prefer. Also groom the eyebrows ...more

How To : Create a life-sized foam and clay automobile model

Getting bored, or need some sort of car that costs practically nothing? This three-part video tutorial will show you how to create a life-sized foam and clay automobile model. You'll learn how to build an automotive clay model. Why would you want to build an automotive clay mo ...more

How To : Make a Werewolf costume

Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more

How To : Make a Bigfoot costume for film or Halloween

This fun video shows you how to make an inexpensive Bigfoot costume for Halloween. You will need an old pair of shoes, an old wig, a bald cap, brown makeup, crepe hair, old newspaper, a foam head, a few spray paint lids, a bottle of spirit gum, liquid latex, and modeling clay. ...more

How To : Make costume hooves

They are made from a pair of comfortable wedge sandals, and are very durable. Materials used: Wire screening(used for screening windows) Clay to temperarily hold wire in place Paper mache' with wallpaper paste Car bondo Filler primer Acrylic paint Krylon satin finish clearcoa ...more

How To : Make chroma key blood and a golden Desert Eagle

For the first part, make chroma key blood: Ingredients: glue, flour, mix with water like papier mache, three drops of green and two drops of yellow food color. This combination gives more of a fluorescent chroma key look. Then to make the desert eagle gun: Materials needed: ...more

How To : Make a Starbucks Coffee cup from polymer clay

These days, with such an intense demand for everyone to be on the go, up, productive, and "happy," it's no wonder we supplement our tired souls with a cup of coffee every morning. In fact, we know of some friends who simply don't function without that first cup...or two. Cele ...more

How To : Make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel

Large clay pots can be difficult to throw on the pottery wheel. Learn how to make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel using techniques in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 25 - How to Make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel. Make a large clay pot on the pottery w ...more

How To : Use a Clay Bar When Detailing a Car

Using a clay bar will help produce a show-car paint finish. Watch the video for a complete demonstration, and check out the steps below. Wash Car It is very important to wash car before using the clay bar. This will remove dirt to prevent it from scratching the paint surface. ...more

How To : Make your eyeshadow last all day

Increase the longevity of your makeup and make your eyeshadows last all day and night with this how to video. The products used in this makeup tutorial are as follows: -MAC paint -Lancome Colour Doses -MAC Paint Pots -MAC Shadesticks -Gosh cream eye shadow -Urban Decay Primer ...more

How To : Craft an adorable Asian lollipop charm

Lollipops are appetizing childhood treats that often meet an unfortunate death within the greedy mouths of sweaty schoolyard playmates and carnival ride attendees with slippery fingers. Harness the raw beauty of these swirled and twisted creations by watching this video on ho ...more

How To : Use a clay bar on the exterior of your automobile

In this how-to video, you will learn how to use a clay bar for paint decontamination on your car. To clay, make sure you use a brand new bar. Break the bar into about three pieces and save the other pieces for later. The clay will remove the contaminants from the paint. Flatte ...more

How To : Decorate ceramic wall vases and dry clay

Simon Leach's series of high-quality pottery videos marches on. In this installment he teaches us how to dry some high-quality clay that he has just acquired from a cement works, and also how to decorate some hanging clay wall pots he made in a previous installment.

How To : Make a homemade menorah for Chanukah

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a homemade Menorah, shown in this how-to video. You will need self hardening clay, gold paint, a paint brush, a table covering, and a plastic plate. Follow along with this video holiday activity tutorial and learn how to make a menorah for ...more

How To : Make ceramic mugs

The potter's wheel is a great tool for making clay pots including ceramic mugs. Learn how to make ceramic mugs using the potter's wheel in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make ceramic mugs. Make ceramic mugs - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more

How To : Use garden planters,pots,and flower boxes

Gardeners around the world use containers to enhance the look of their garden space. They can add height and dimension and create more garden space. Window boxes and hanging plant containers are a great way to add ornamental flowers to your home or garden. In some areas of the ...more

How To : Use polymer clay

This video tutorial instructs how to use tools to work with polymer clay. Learn how to roll, stamp, paint, and design polymer clay for a variety of arts and crafts projects.

How To : Learn the necessary tools for ceramics

Ceramic pieces are some of the oldest art forms in human history. Learn about the ceramic tools you'll need to start throwing pots in this free clay tools video series. Part 1 of 6 - How to Learn the necessary tools for ceramics. Learn the necessary tools for ceramics - Part 2 ...more

How To : Make a mini croissant out of polymer clay

To make a mini croissant out of polymer clay, you will need the following: polymer clay (tan), pastels, a paintbrush, and oil paint. Roll the clay into a ball. Next, roll it out into a log. Twist the ends. Next, shape the clay into a crescent moon shape. Use a paintbrush to du ...more

How To : Clay bar a vehicle with a clay bar and applicator

Did you just wash your car and when you ran your hand over it it STILL felt covered in a layer of dirt? That isn't dirt, it's oxidation and you can't wash it away. It's time to clay bar it. In this tutorial you will learn how to use Wolfgang products to clay bar your vehicle a ...more

How To : Make a mini cinnamon roll for a doll & a dollhouse

Mix cinnamon brown chalk powder and clear polymer clay and roll it out flat. Paint some more powder on the flat clay. You need quite a lot of powder to create brown rings later. Roll up the flat clay into a sausage shape. Cut slices of the long sausage and lay them on a wooden ...more

How To : Dip tea bowls in glaze with Simon Leach

Watch skilled potter, Simon Leach, give his expert instructions on how to glaze a set of tea bowls. He also suggests some household supplies which can be used to embellish your ceramics when the clay is still soft, such as a bolt or a comb. This glaze is a combination of Scotl ...more

How To : Wash And Detail Your Car Or Truck In 4 Steps

If you ever wondered how to keep your car looking great and protect the paint for years to come, read on. 4-step car wash includes washing, clay baring, polishing and waxing your car. Items needed to perform 4-step wash This is a list of essential things you will need: Car ...more

How To : Learn the basics about ceramics & pottery

Ceramics can be fun! Learn how to create clay pottery such as pinch pots, coil pots, and mugs in this free arts and crafts video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Learn the basics about ceramics & pottery. Learn the basics about ceramics & pottery - Part 2 of 20. Click through to ...more

How To : Lay ceramic tile with drywall spackle

Tree Climbing Man demonstrates how to lay ceramic tile with drywall spackle. You don't need to rip up your existing floor and put down plywood or a sub floor to lay down a new floor. You can put ceramic tile right over existing linoleum with less work, less heartache and less ...more

How To : Roll clay without a pasta machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to roll clay without a pasta machine. First, warm up the clay in your hands and put them between two flat sticks. Next, use a glass bottle or cup to roll out the clay. Make sure the bottle is on the paint sticks as you are rolling. This will leav ...more

How To : Make ceramic flower pots

In this video series, our expert potter will demonstrate how to make ceramic flower pots and vases. You will get easy to follow step-by-step instructions on how to wedge and prepare clay, and how to throw a variety of flower pots on the pottery wheel. You will also get tips an ...more

How To : Make a cardboard sword for Cosplay

Check out this step by step instructional video to learn how to make a Cosplay Sword from cardboard and wood! Make sure you have all of the following materials to start making your Cosplay sword: spray paint, hard cardboard, wooden dowel, bendable metal wire, silver colored ta ...more

How To : Clay Bar a vehicle to make it smooth

Sometimes, when we buy a new car, it only looks clean. There can be all sorts of contaminants all over that car's paint. A good idea for removing those contaminants is a process known as clay barring. This instructional video will show you how to clay bar a vehicle.

How To : Paint pottery

This is a video introduction to pottery art and painting pottery. Learn about artwork, painting, and creativity when working with ceramics or clay. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint pottery. Paint pottery - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Paint p ...more

How To : Throw a simple terracotta wall hanging vase

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a simple terracotta clay wall hanging vase with a pottery wheel. Begin by throwing a piece of clay on the pottery wheel. Now, make a circular shape with the clay. Next, widen the shape and then make a bowl shape inside. Now, b ...more

How To : Make eyes for clay animation puppets

In this tutorial, we learn how to make eyes for clay animation puppets. First, drill a hole inside of a block of wood, then insert a bull so it fits snug inside of the hole. After you have done this, use a drill to make a hole that goes half way down through the pupil. Now, us ...more

How To : Make mini sunflowers for a dollhouse

This video shows how to make a tiny sunflower from polymer clay. Start with some yellow clay and roll it out using a pasta machine using the number 1 setting on the pasta machine. Wilton cake decorating supplies makes a flower shaped cutter that is designed to cut pieces of fo ...more

How To : Make an Alice Cullen crest necklace

In this video, Alice demonstrates how to make a crest necklace using simple things. For making this necklace she collects some materials such as oblong shaped rock or polymer clay, some paints, a computer print of a cullen crest and so on. She uses the ordinary black paint to ...more

How To : Make a mini polymer clay hamburger for a dollhouse

Using multiple layers of clay, garden of imagination shows how to make a hamburger and fries out of polymer clay. This decorative item would then be placed into a miniature dollhouse being displayed as a food item. She rolls a peppercorn on brown clay to give it the texture of ...more

How To : Make playdough and salty clay for kids

Anne, The Making Things Girl, demonstrates how to make play dough. Play dough is almost like clay in that you can bake it so it hardens. Then you can decorate it with things like paint, glitter and rhinestones. To make play dough you will need 2 parts flour, 1 part household s ...more

How To : Throw a raku pot with lugs

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to throw a raku pot with lugs using clay and your pottery wheel. This helpful how-to video contains detailed instructions that are best for beginning to intermediate potters. This instructional video will have you throwing raku p ...more

HowTo : You Killed Kenny Doorstop

Instructables user BrittLiv uses a moldable silicone called sugru to sculpt this awesome doorstop of South Park's miraculously indestructible Kenny McCormick. You Will Need: orange and black sugru flesh, white, brown and black paint, paint brush rubber floor mat, the thinner ...more

How To : Make a steampunk style deep sea diving helmet

Start with an old school globe, then dismantle it and remove the printed paper map. Then build up the shoulder and neck area with Chavant clay and cover up the seam. Cut a few holes in the globe and attach a few extra accessories. Then add a coat of paint and you have your own ...more

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