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posted on 2022-09-30, 10:27 authored by Harris Hughes

The penis drawing machine was made as part of the ‘Disobedient Objects’ module in my second year at university, where we were tasked with designing and making a disobedient or rebellious object. We were also introduced to Arduino during the module, using microcomputers to control motors and servos.

My idea was to make a mischievous graffiti drawing machine, and as crude drawings of penises are perhaps the most universally recognised form of graffiti, I decided that my machine should draw penises.

The device itself was designed on Rhino 6 and made from 3D printed and laser-cut components. It uses a motor to advance a roll of paper, with 2 servos to draw the image, and another to retract the pen between drawings.

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