A Time Print Machine

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Time Print Machine via This is Colossal
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When designer Paul Ferragut rigged standard felt-tip pens to a custom machine and created an interpretive program using openFrameworks, the result was colorful. 

The pens move along a printer-like, mechanical slide and create different sized dots, or pixels depending on how long the pen is in contact with the paper. When layered and combined, Ferragut writes, these dots create a new take on the old artistic technique of pointillism.

See a video of Ferragut's Time Print Machine after the jump ...




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