The first two papers I tried for this life-size figure drawing weren’t strong enough and they were torn to shreds relatively early in the process. I finally had success (after almost a month of experimenting) with Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper — it is VERY strong and held up beautifully! The squiggly lines […]
A second attempt at drawing using CNC machine – I can see that holding the pen rigidly is problematic as very slight out of flatness causes the pen to push too hard or not hard enough (darker at top, lighter at bottom). In this one, I used raster approach and rotated the rasters in each […]
After mounting a rolling ball ink pen inside PVC tubing about the same diameter as my router, I was able to produce this drawing of Jessica by layering up the tool paths as if I were using the router to clear away wood from carving a block.