Tag: drawing machines

Drawing Machines: Zoetrope Reimagined

In creating my conference project, I went through so many failed experiments and confusing trials. It wanted my project to both look good and work well as a machine and…

Drawing Machines: Found Machine

For my found machine project, I chose to use a large drill that I found in my garage. Throughout the course, I have been experimenting with rotational motion and wanted…

Drawing Machines: the ether

My conference project began with wanting to make a piece of art that was meant to be experienced with your eyes closed. I wanted to send light through patterned cut…

Drawing Machines: Found Machine

“You begin with the possibilities of the material.” –Robert Rauschenberg Growing up, special occasions were always met with balloons. My grade school birthdays were always some wild combination of colored…

Drawing Machines: Found Machine

My found machine was a coffee urn. I began the process by taking the machine apart. Initial ideas about about what property I wanted to use in the machine was…

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

To begin with, I agree that there is an “art of machines”. It is a really modern art type that cooperates with advanced technologies. There are different philosophies about machine…

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

Glitch art is the practice of using digital or analog errors for aesthetic purposes by either corrupting digital data. One of my very first experiments under drawing machines was with glitch…

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

This was the first piece I created in Drawing Machines that I truly resonated with. Created from old photo strips, playing cards, and my nearly untouched sketchbook, this piece was…

Drawing Machines: Early Experiments

My first experience with drawing machines was glitch art. At first I slowly made small changes, observing and then reacting to them as a way of learning. I found that…

Drawing Machines: Vision Machine

For my Vision Machine project I chose to create a stereographic viewer, that when used can simulate a three dimensional image in two dimensions.  I chose this, because I felt…

Drawing Machines: Vision Machine

For my vision machine, I made a very basic zoetrope. With the long paper strip that has cut slits to provide the interrupted images to created the illusion of seamless…

Drawing Machines: Conference Post-Mortem

This semester I have chosen to expand on my experimentation with weaving through another handmade loom. I intend to explore the realm of textile and fiber art through a simple…

Drawing Machines: Nest

I am going to construct a hanging, nest-like installation made of found branches, sticks, ivy, and dried flowers. I will hang vine charcoal from the branches, using a pendulum-like motion…