Laarco teams up a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino Mega and a bunch of nails to make stunning images. via Raspberry Pi Pod
London-based Laarco have developed a machine to create large works of art using a technique known as “String Art”. This technique uses thousands of nails and a single piece of string to construct a ‘painting’ of a subject. Laarco’s machine, called “Autograph”, uses a Raspberry Pi at it’s core which sends commands to an Arduino Mega fitted with a 3D-printing shield which controls the mechanism.
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