The Spin-Cycle, Pedal Powered Spin-art Machine

Here is a short video about my human powered spin art machine that I made for the 2016 East Austin Studio Tour.  After making various geometric drawing machines for people to play with, I thought I would make something that depended more on chaos and happenstance.

People seem to enjoy it.

The paint I used is a 4:1 mixture of Minwax acrylic varnish and a bulk Epson printer ink from

Ill make a longer video after the tour is done.




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