Maker Faire

Giant Painting Machine

Type: Maker Table/Exhibit
Program Area: Arts

This event is great for kids! All Day Saturday and Sunday

Location: Fiesta Hall

Giant Painting Machine (San Mateo) is a simple electro-mechanical system built largely from found parts and scrap materials. It paints complex and dynamic abstract images by tracing a continuous, cycling path across a large sheet of transparent plastic. Because GPM is a wiggly mechanical device, the nature of its brush strokes is constantly changing, and its conceptually smooth, arcing lines are full of smudges, drips, and wobbles.

We will make one large painting over the two days of the Makers Faire.

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Presented by

Douglas Repetto

Douglas Irving Repetto is an artist and teacher involved in a number of art/community groups including dorkbot, ArtBots, organism, and music-dsp. He is Director of Research at the Columbia University Computer Music Center and lives in New York City.