YouTube illusionist Brusspup has used everything from mirrors to fire to create his optical illusions, but his latest trick is a little more 2D. Using a printer, a transparency sheet and a piece of regular paper, he made several illusions that trick your brain into thinking they're actually animated when the transparency is slid across the paper.
One of the greatest things about the internet? Free papercraft downloads. Enjoy Botropolis' collection of 50 fun robots. Just download, print, and assemble. My top ten favorites below. Wall-E. Robocop. Optimus Prime. R2-D2. The Terminator. Poseable Toy Robot. Retro Bot. Godzilla. Poco Bot with 6 rotation points. Robot Owl.
Remember those gold old days when you would craft bunches of red and pink valentines at home with your mom from construction paper and then tote them to school, bursting with excitement to see what pretty cards you'd receive in your Valentine's Day mailbox?
This tutorial it's step by step instructions, so it's very easy to understand it. Don't forget to like, comment and share this project :)
You'll put Mr. Lance Burton out of business once you acquire how to make these easy but impressive magic cubes. Made out of many thin sheets of paper, these cubes are attached to one another without glue or tape and move a full 360 degrees.
Learn how to make a cool paper air plane jet with landing gear. This one will fly far too.
We know that you're probably still reeling from the winter holidays, but lo and behold Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While indulgent gifts like a massage or trip to see a musical are best, when it comes to Valentine's Day cards handmade cards are often the most appreciated.
In this video, we learn how to make a mouse hat with construction paper. You will need: 2 small pompoms, 1 large pompom, poster board in blue, black, white, and yellow, lace, scissors, and glue to make this. First, cut the blue piece of construction paper on once side, then twist into a cone shape and tape it together. After this, take the rest of the blue paper and cut it into half circle shapes for the ears. Now, take the yellow paper and cut it into a smaller half circle and place inside t...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make an animated optical illusion with paper. First, start off with one ball and copy it five more times so that it goes in a line to the corner. Make sure there are six balls in total. Next, create a striped pattern shown. There are black bars with small white lines in between. One white space equals one sixth of the black space. This is essential in making the illusion work. Once both patterns are printed out in separate pieces of paper, lay the p...
Sporterbumi, teaches you how to make a recycled bag from a newspaper. You need two sheets of newspaper, preferably a large one, a stapler and a ballpoint pen. Also get two thick pieces of card stock with two holes, 8 centimeters apart. Lastly, you will need 2 pieces of 40 centimeters rope each. Use the stapler on the top, opened, side of the newspaper, stapling 2 centimeters apart from each other. Fold 5 centimeters on the side that you put the staples on. Flip it and fold it again. Do the sa...
While embossing machines are marketed to be used brand specifically, all those Boss Kut dies and embossing folders are completely compatible with a Sizzix Big Kick embossing machine. Make the most of your stamping materials without having to purchase to much of everything. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use Boss Kut dies and embossing folders to make die cuts with a Sizzix Big Kick embossing and die-cutting machine.
This video will show you how to use watercolor wonder crayons to create nice effects on your greeting cards and other paper projects. This watercolor crayon effect looks very nice and can be used in almost any context.
This video tutorial instructs how to make a card using the cracked glass technique. Learn how to give art cards or craft paper a cracked glass finish.
Learn how to perfect your craps game while in prison. This video demonstrates how to make dice from toilet paper, water and a ball point pen - a common form of entertainment in prison.
Although it's been several years since Angry Birds first came out, it's still going strong in the App Store, currently third place on the Top Free Apps chart. The new Angry Birds Star Wars is sixth place on the Top Paid Apps chart. What does this show us? Those pesky birds can't be shooed away.
This is one more cool illusion by maricv84, one where you slide a transparent sheet with black bars overtop a cryptic image to create an animated effect.
You can recycle your own cardboard boxes and get sheets of beautiful, handmade paper. It's quite easy. You'll need a paper mold, but those are very easy to make (you can use a cake pan or baking dish in a pinch!)
You can turn all your paper trash - from paper towel rolls to cereal boxes to paper scraps - into treasure by watching this tutorial, which takes all these usually thrown away materials and blends them with flower petals to create a gorgeous looking paper.
This how-to enables you to build a power pump gun with auto reload. I had a problem when I was looking for this kind of guide; I couldn't find it; therefore, I built it. So, this is the video of my own invention.
Don't fret too much if your watermark is barely noticeable when you're finished with this project - the less obvious it is, the better a job you've done. Watermarkers are present in many types of paper, especially the monetary kind. If you hold up a ten dollar bill you'll see a watermark of Thomas Jefferson's face on the right, proving the bill is real.
This is no paper gun like you've ever seen before. Seriously. Tacome1942's homemade paper shotgun is a life-sized, fully functional Remington 870 replica. It would be hard to tell it apart from the real deal, not to mention it practically sounds like an authentic shotgun, too. The shotgun is made of approximately 97% paper, the remaining 3% consisting of pins, wires, and springs. Check out all the videos below to see the finer details, including the trigger group, shell stop, and disassembly ...
Here you're going to learn how to make the the Nakamura Lock paper airplane which is is named after its creator, Eiji Nakamura, an incredible Origami artist.
This video describes how to use distress ink. First we have to take a paper that we want to work on. Next take the distress ink colors. Spread the lighter colors first on the paper. Take the first color and spread it on throughout the paper. Next take the vintage photo and work on the edges with it. Next take the spiced marmalade ink and spread it on the edges again. Next take the paper and apply the paper edges directly to black soot ink pad. Next wait for sometime until it dry. Next take th...
Is your life's goal to become a world-renowned architect and build a funky postmodern skyscraper in Dubai? Then start small: Other than learning how to sketch blueprints, you must be able to model your creations from paper.
The English rose has traditionally been a beautiful young woman who glows with beauty and sensibility. Yet she is also very English and possesses a stylish and endearing quirkiness.
If you've got a school science project coming up, or are looking for something fun to do with the kids, you can make this awesome solar system diorama that's shaped like a telescope so you can view the planets by looking into the telescope! In this video you will learn how to create this diorama that will impress even the most stern teacher!
In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper look like it's 200 years old using coffee. First, take a regular piece of copy paper and then use a paint brush to paint a cup of coffee over the entire piece of paper. Use a blow dryer to dry the paper, then brush several more coats onto the paper until the brown looks like it' realistic. To finish, use distressed marks over the paper, then use a blow dry to dry off the entire thing. To finish, apply a couple more coats of coffee to the paper, the...
In this Weapons video tutorial you are going to learn how to make a paper shuriken (or ninja star). Take a square size paper and cut it into half. Then fold each piece in half lengthwise. Fold one end to make a triangle and fold the other end in the opposite direction to make a triangle. Now fold the ends again to make a bigger triangle. Then each sheet will form a ‘Z’ shape. Now place one sheet on top of the other forming a cross. Then fold in the protruding triangles of one over the other p...
This tutorial describes how to make a Hershey Kiss holder. This is a quick and easy project that you can make to use as little gifts in your kids' lunches, for co-workers, party favors, place-holders at holiday meals and more.
Papercraft video game art by French design duo Zim and Zou. The insertable cartridge is particularly awesome. Don't miss the Tetris (all the way at the bottom).
Tired of paper airplanes that glide for a second or two before they ultimately and inevitably crash to the ground? This paper-folding tutorial demonstrates an easy-to-build, easy-to-modify model that may be just what you need.
This video shows us how to create an amazing 3D design using a single sheet of paper. You will need: cutter printed template of the 3D design. Procedure: Download the template using this link. Print the template. Cut all the solid lines on the template. Fold all the broken lines on the template as shown. Arrange the paper in such a way that it looks like the 3D design shown on the video. Follow these steps and you will have your very own amazing 3D paper design!
This video is about how to make a paper floating boat by using only a single paper. These boats are really liked by the children in rainy season and they play with them where water gets collected or some kind of lakes or ponds. It can be made by just folding the paper in three folds and opening it to make a boat. This boat is easy to make and can be used as toys ,decoration material etc. boats are just childhood memories.
Papercraft + Transformers = Fanboy nirvana. Papercrafting is enjoying a renaissance thanks to its nerd-love. Popularity of card modeling boomed during World War II when paper was one of the few items whose use and production was not heavily regulated. Micromodels, designed and published in England, were a popular source of military-themed modeling designs.
These easy pop up card has 7 beautiful flowers and all you need to craft it is paper and scissors and some glue.
This tutorial is for a great card that is ideal for any men out there, or for a travel/ Bon Voyage etc. I must admit I had great difficulty with part of this one! as you'll see when you watch it.. but stick in there as its a fab demonstration for a good idea! plus it goes to show that I can waffle when under stress.... enjoy. Step 1: Items Used
In this video, I'm gonna show you how to fold a paper jet fighter call F-18 Hornet. This model is designed by Thay Yang.
Do you like to read? well, here's an idea for you to make your own book-markers easy, cute and fast.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past five months, you're more than likely acquainted with PSY and his insanely popular mega hit "Gangnam Style."