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Pollock Drawing Robot MK2 (2021)

Open Source Drawing Robot

Pollock Drawing Robot

Pollock is a drawing robot that Interact Digital Arts produced a few years ago. We made the design and software available for free download and used it ourselves in workshops and at events.

The original (MK1) design made use of an Arduino Nano microcontroller, with two stepper motors for movement and a servo for pen control. Now that we have moved over to using BBC Micro:bit microcontrollers we are redesigning the robot to use this technology.

Expect the new MK2 Pollock drawing robot to be released towards the end of summer 2021. We will be releasing all construction details and code for free on this website.

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