Harmonograph

An overview of different harmonograph types is shown on this page. There are also specific pages for each type: Lissajous, 2-3 pendulum, Rotary / Linear.

Each harmonograph design, drawing, or element is created with a single, continuous line.

 

White ink on electric blue paperimg_1814

 

 

 

Simple ellipse patternIMG_8385

 

 

Staedtler Lumocolor on paper | 280 mm wideIMG_7675[1]IMG_7681[1]

 

 

A classical 2-3 pendulum harmonograph pattern

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Staedtler Triplus fineliner | 44×60 cm paper (hanging off the paper table)IMG_7667[1]IMG_7668[1]IMG_7684[1]

 

 

 

 

Staedtler Lumocolor pen on paper | backlit | 280 mm wideIMG_6100

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The Moire pattern is in the drawing on paper (not a monitor artifact)

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rotary design

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simple oscillator design

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rotary design (near unison)

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Staedtler Lumocolor pen on paper | backlit | 290mm wide

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Lissajous type

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simple oscillator design

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Staedtler Lumocolor pen on sketch paper | backlit | 240mm wideFullSizeRender

 

 

 

Staedtler Lumocolor on paper | 280 mm wide

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backlit

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detail view

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