Art Bot

by littleBits September 5, 2013

How can you build a device to draw for you?

Bits used: dc motor , power


Videos and Recipes


  1. 1

    Let's start with the circuit. Power + DC motor (Tip: use the motor mate)

  2. 2

    Tuck battery under DC motor and attach with rubber band.

  3. 3

    Rubber band together the battery cable and insert your charcoal or marker. What other tools can you draw with?

  4. 4

    Place the motor mate onto the DC motor

  5. 5

    Attach the LEGO axle and wheel to the motor mate. Don't have an axle or a wheel? Make one!

  6. 6

    Put it on paper, turn it on and let it draw!

Bits used (2)


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Other Materials Used (5)

  • LEGO Axel 1
  • LEGO Wheel 1
  • marker or charcoal 1
  • motor mate 1
  • rubber bands 1
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