Drawing Machines

Drawing Machines: Destroy to Create

  The first letter: I’m just going to say it, you’re not a great telescope. Your design is functional, but rudimentary. Galileo came up with...

Drawing Machines: A Simple Machine

The first simple machine I made was just a circle of popsicle sticks. The circle was mechanically wound by a drill on a nail with...

Drawing Machines: Destroy to Create

Hey clothes! You are a very likable object to me, because you represent my school. But let me say it directly. I’m going to destroy...

Drawing Machines: Destroy To Create

Letter to Object Dear glasses, I wore you for about two years. You were the first pair I picked out for myself. I probably thought...

Drawing Machines: Destroy to Create

  Dear music box, Your soft tinkering enchanted us as our mothers put us to sleep.  As children, we lost ourselves in your sweet ballads,...

Drawing Machines : Destroy To Create

Letter to My Object:  To The Object formally known as a Television, Before this project, you were useless, and discarded. You had lost your place...

Drawing Machines: Destroy to Create

   Letter To Original Object: Dear Lamp, When I first saw you, lamp, I thought you would be my perfect match. I thought that we...

Drawing Machines: Re-create Machine

These pictures show my process of re-creating my old fan. The only function that a fan can do is rotating, and I want my fan...

Drawing Machine: A Simple Machine

This is my first drawing machine, which is a random assemblage of sticks. I was excited and curious when seeing plenty of tools and materials...

Drawing Machine: A Simple Machine

Before I came into contact with Drawing Machine, I felt that machinery was synonymous with manufacturing, as if it had nothing to do with art...

Drawing Machines: A Simple Machine

My experience so far with machines as an expressive medium has felt like an extensive power struggle between my creative vision and the artistic limits...

Drawing Machines: A Simple Machine

Throughout the semester we have been testing multiple mechanisms for drawing machines. We have talked about linkages and what they do. I personally have really...

Drawing Machines: A Simple Machine

The first drawing machine I made is a scissor lift-style mechanism. In theory it can only create two straight parallel lines, however, the bars are...

Drawing Machines: A Simple Machine

Top: The Machine, first draft completed Bottom: The Machine, installed and used.      After our discussion in class I started seeing drawing machines as...

Drawing Machines: A Simple Machine

For this Assignment I chose to create a relatively simple machine, so that I could better understand the processes and behaviour of the simple linkages...