Artists, painters and makers looking for a way to automatically mix paint to an exact formula may be interested in a new automated paint mixing machine called the Mesomix. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about what you can expect from the paint mixer created by Instructables member MakerBash.
“Are you a designer, an artist or a creative person who loves to throw colors on your canvas, but it’s often a struggle when it comes to making the desired shade. So, this art-tech instruction will vanish that struggle into thin air. As this device, uses off the shelf components to makes the desired shade by mixing the right amount of CMYK (Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black) pigments automatically, which will drastically reduce the time spent on mixing the colors or money spent on purchasing different pigments. And will provide you that extra time for your creative. So, we will use RGB model to feed the RGB color code to the machine while CMYK model for making the shade by mixing CMYK pigments in which volume of the white color will be constant and added manually.”
If you are interested in building your very own automated paint mixer jump over to the official Instructables project page for full instructions, code and detailed list of components required, as well as the laser cutting guides required to create its case.
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