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Perpetual Motion Machine by ArtOfTheMystic Perpetual Motion Machine by ArtOfTheMystic
BIOMORPHIC PERPETUAL MOTION MACHINE
1st draft sketch
by Otto Rapp
graphite on paper
10" x 8.5"

a tongue in cheek variation of the Ouroboros serpent [link]
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Davidcbeach Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
The current setup will only go backward. The monster must face the other way.
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Davidcbeach Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
It will only go backwards with the current setup. Monster needs to face the other way.
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PeteHamilton Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011   Traditional Artist
reminds me of an image I dreamt in 98
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xG3RM4Nx Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2010
Very nice. Interesting to look at!
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EradicatedExistence Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009
I enjoy it.
even if all i can think of while looking at it is "om nom nom."
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larkin-art Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
very creative use for the Ouroboros. symmetry and renewal have never been so practical!;)
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Photograph2u Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I like this one very much!
Thank you very much for all the favs! I am doing some catching up.
And as I said to Christan, I want to take this opportunity to wish you and Christan and also Otti, a very Happy New year and let's hope that we will be able to meet again!
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SalHunter Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
Hehehe .. great sketch!
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:iconartofthemystic:
ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
I am having fun with the detailed drawing now, but it will be quite some time before it's finished.....
true to form, I am obsessed with filling every square inch......
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Softdeath Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really cool!! Witty :)
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yoyo-play Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008
:) i like this one a lot
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StephanusEmbricanus Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008
Great idea!!! Like a self up eating monster of progress :D :clap: :clap: :clap:
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:iconartofthemystic:
ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
.... but as they say at the amusement park rides: keep your hands and feet inside the carriage at all times ......
and now for something entirely different, read my blog on the Holographic Universe: [link]
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inObrAS Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008
Cool! :thumbsup::nod:
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graemeb Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008
This actually looks like it could work.
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ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
only if he keeps his hand off the steering and feet off the pedal, which means unless you are totally out of control, you won't live forever ......
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anubis Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Uroboros!!!
Ingenious and unique, my Otto!!!!
Deepest congrats!!!!
:manhug:
Tassos
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ArtOfTheMystic Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks my friend! this idea comes after a sleepless night ........
a detailed version is in progress ......
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anubis Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Ah, a time that the gates of logic are shut!!! A very good time for surreal thinking!!!
:manhug:
Tassos
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madbaumer37 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
this is wickedly funny! i can't stop smiling, looking at it.
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lennmeister Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008
:pokejark:
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x0Q0x Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008
wow.
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janellemckain Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
very cool!
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