This project is a collaboration between MWM Graphics, aarn, and Paper Fortress Films. The process of creating a "drawing" using a numerically controlled Sharpie is documented in a short video. Vector graphics are converted into a tool path and then a machine language which controls a 3-axis CNC machine retrofitted with a special fixture that holds a marker and mimics hand pressure during the act of drawing. Thirty-three mechanical drawings in three designs were produced using this process.
Vector Graphic Art: MWM Graphics -- [mwmgraphics.blogspot.com/]
Digital Fabrication/Design: aarn -- [44rn.com]
Video Production: Paper Fortress Films -- [paperfortressfilms.com]
A limited number of drawings made using this process are available in the MWM Graphics Online Store -- [mwmgraphics.com/store.html].
Music: BATHS - "Lovely Bloodflow"