Washers and Stubbed Pencils to Create Drawings

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Wed, Aug 8th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Writing Instruments blog has this piece on Lexikaliker's use of washers mounted on stubbed pencils to create spinning-top drawings.

Today let us turn our thoughts to the pencil that turns around itself.
A washer has been used to convert this Staedtler Mars Lumograph 8B stub into a spinning top. It turns and spins on a piece of paper leaving behind its spirals and circles in perpetually new combinations. Proving there is still life in the old stub.

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