Craft & Design
Drawbot takes its time to sketch

This project is one I have been working on for a couple of years. First inspired by the Hektor painting robot I decided to create the project in my own way. The system is two distinct parts. One that controls the positioning of the pen and the other that interprets an image and sends coordinates to draw. The computer draws based on a pre-decided image but is programed to draw differently every time creating a unique drawing.

The process is long, sometimes taking multiple weeks nonstop to finish a drawing. In a sense the machine is the artist, abiding to a specific set of rules as it decides how to draw.




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