Drawing Machine

Four Bar Variation:

Four bars linked with four parts of connection, 2 sationary.  By driving line ab to rotate around point a “a rathering intriguing motion” occurs.
Designed by john bryant and chris sangwin (how round is your circle”)


The four bars were recreated however the proper angles could not be determined.  The outcome was a rotating parallelagram.


A parametric circle was added to this mechanism.  The diameter of the circle chages with the rotation on point e.

Grasshopper Definitions:

Iteration 1:

Iteration 2:

Iteration 3:

Iteration 4:

Iteration 5:

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