Here are a few projects that are examples of simple robotic art.
Dead Bug Style
Here is a small blinky bug built around a NE555 Integrated circuit. All it does is blink its two red led eyes. It is built using the dead bug style of construction which is a type of free form soldering. With this style, circuits can be created that are often smaller than circuits on a printed circuit board. In practice, an IC is simply flipped upside down and as many components as can fit are directly soldered in between the pins. On this one, I used low temperature solder which minimized the chances of damaging the components with heat.
This simple flasher circuit will blink both leds at the same time. You can vary the frequency by changing the values of the capacitors and resistors.
One Inch Robot
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