If you like to make things and want an easy way to share your creations with others, Instructables is a wonderful place to do it. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or a pro - anyone can author an instructable!
In this class, you'll learn all about creating your own instructable. I'll teach you about the documenting process, how to take and edit photos, and give you lots of tips and tricks for using the Instructables editor and writing up your instructions.
Follow along with me as I write my 507th instructable and then author one of your own. Authors like you make Instructables the amazing place that it is!
Enter an Instructables Contest!
If you've used this class to write your first Instructable, enter it in the First Time Author Contest for a chance to win some amazing prizes!
And, if you're part of a makerspace or a community of awesome makers, consider getting a group together and entering the Makerspace Contest to win amazing tools that will push your creativity forward. The skills you learn in this class could definitely help you win!
Lesson 1: Welcome to Writing an Instructable
In this lesson, we'll cover what Instructables is all about, what you need to make an instructable, and also how to find inspiration for a project!
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Lesson 2: Documenting a Project
In this lesson, I'll walk you through the documentation process I follow so you can see just how easy it is to make a great instructable!
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Lesson 3: Writing an Instructable and Adding Photos
In this lesson, we'll dive into using the Instructables Editor to create an instructable. I'll also cover formatting your instructable and editing your photos so they look their best.
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Lesson 4: Publishing an Instructable
In this lesson, I'll show you how the publishing process works. You'll learn about choosing a main image, adding keywords, and entering contests.
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Now that you have the skills, what are you waiting for?
Get out there and make something!