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Sharko’s Art Bot

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LEGO mini "Van Gogh" creates abstract art with a color marker.  The color sensor attached senses the edges and stay within the canvas area to draw.  The randomized pattern makes the mini Van Gogh to go around making geometrical semi circles mixed with abstract lines to create interesting patterns. 

 

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  1. bbratzel

    Clever mechanism to hold the marker so that it stays in contact with the paper. Using the light sensor to keep the bot on the paper is a great idea, too. Wonderful job!

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