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Producing complexity with a few simple objects has always fascinated me. With just an oak spool, clothes pin, felt pen, a bit of wax, and a rubber band, London-based All Lovely Stuff‘s Drawing Machine does what it says on the tin. You can configure it to draw a certain way, then wind it up and let it do its thing. The images it can produce are full of the imperfections inherent in most autonomous felt marker art–and it’s that trace of chaos that makes it so intriguing and fun. [via Cool Hunting]