Quick and Easy Drawbot For Kids

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Quick and Easy Drawbot For Kids


Artist Lorenzo Bravi ran a drawbot class for kids as part of the Minimondi Festival in Parma, Italy. His design uses a battery powered milk frother with pens velcroed to it, making some lovely Spirograph-esque art.

12 thoughts on “Quick and Easy Drawbot For Kids

  1. Gareth Branwyn says:

    Cool idea. And you can get the AeroLatte knock-off frothers at IKEA for like $2. I have a couple extra in my kitchen drawer.

  2. jonahbc says:

    yup it’s a modified version of my Drawbot project and kit: http://www.coin-operated.com/coinop29/2010/05/02/drawbot-2001/

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