Monthly Archives: April 2010
Automata artist and longtime Learning Studio friend, Keith Newstead, has done it again. This time, he’s experimenting with soft mechanical elements and water, all in the same piece. Here’s a link to his blog so you can follow his progress. … Continue reading
I just watched this video (thanks to Nina) and think it’s worth some consideration. It’s a nice example of the importance of iteration, which is something I feel strongly about.
Well, after all the work we went through to make and install the walls of our giant Marble Machines room, here is a corner of the room being worked on by many visitors over the course of two and a … Continue reading
Interested in Mechanical Mischief? Join us at Open MAKE this Saturday for your chance to be an official participant. Here’s a hint of what’s to come….
If you ever find yourself in need of paneling a whole room with Marble Machines pegboard walls, and have no idea where to begin, this short instructional video should tell you everything you need to know: Of course this assumes … Continue reading
I walked into the Sound Studio this morning and noticed something I thought was really nice. Check out these three pictures below: Pinbell minus the bells. (Plus Nicole's beautiful wood sound-making blocks!) Hole Saw Rhythms with Pinbell noisemakers. mmmtsss with … Continue reading
We’re getting ready to change the space over to ‘Motion & Mechanisms’ at the end of the month. Jessica, Diane and I had a scrum this afternoon to talk about label experimentation and a new graphic element that we’re calling … Continue reading
A first-generation marble machine board It is quite fun, but we needed SIZE! At first, it was the marble machine board: a 2′ by 4′ monolith that could be easily propped anywhere, and used by one or two participants to … Continue reading
SolarBeat by White Vinyl Design Nice sound related piece Kristen Murray told me about. I can’t stop listening to it. Nice idea. Even nicer design ~ simple…sublime.