BOTSY- The Wall Drawing Robot

Draw Outlines at LARGE-Scale

For Mural Artists, Woodworkers and DIYers

Botsy is a drawing robot. It is a portable, easy-to-set-up wall drawing machine. It can automatically draw your vector art accurately, fast and at a large-scale. 

Save your time by quick outlining, get more projects done, and make money.

Patent No: US 10,877,459 B2

How to Use Botsy

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Import your vector file into our software to generate a Botsy control file.

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Send your file to the drawing robot via Bluetooth to start outlining.

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Once the outline is made, color in your artwork or cut out your shape. Enjoy!

How to Set Up Botsy

Stick Botsy to the Wall- No Nails

Clean removal- no need for screws or nails. Use popular 3M Command Strips to stick Botsy temporarily to a wall, a whiteboard, plywood or other surfaces. Thanks to our patent design, you can install or remove the drawing machine quickly with no damage to the wall, no tools needed. When the artwork is done, hangers come off easily no damage, no nail holes, and no cracked plaster. Use Crayola washable markers to “draft” artwork on walls in real size before permanently coloring in the mural. If the art drawing is not right or if your client requests a change, simply wash away the design, correct it, and let Botsy redraw. You can use this new artistic tool to draft, outline, and experiment.

Lean Botsy againts the Wall

Instead of using 3M Command Strips, use our Adjustable Poles to lean the horizontal track with the drawing robot against a wall. This method is recommended for mural artists who paint outside on large walls, or for those who plan to draw on rough surfaces. The add-ons include two Adjustable Poles that extend up to 12 feet. This allows to move Botsy in blocks quickly to cover large areas and to draw with Botsy up to 12 feet without requiring a ladder. Just extend the poles and let Botsy outline. To draw on cinder blocks or rough walls, add the Rough Surface Pen Holder at check-out.

Why Do Artists Love Botsy?

"Botsy Saves Time"

SAVE TIME by outlining your designs faster than with traditional methods. Add Botsy to your artist's tool kit. Repeat artwork for different clients, paint while Botsy draws, and let the machine outline repetitive patterns accurately.

No need to wake up before sunrise to set up a projector. Botsy is an extra helping hand in your toolbox.

"Expands My Creativity"

EXPERIMENT with scale, complex patterns, different designs, and geometric perspectives. Add repetitive and otherwise tedious elements to your art. The robot draws exactly what you want at the scale you desire.

Beginner artists can start large and learn fast. Graphic designers can bring digital art to the real world. Interior decorators can draw geometric patterns in modern homes.

"Adds Flexibility"

DRAW ON different surfaces: drywall, inside/outside walls, glass, whiteboards, chalkboards, plywood, plastics or metals.

DRAW WITH different markers, pens, pencils, whiteboard markers or washable markers. Use your favorite drawing utensil.

BRING IT to your client’s location, a friend’s apartment, a family home or a company’s office. Botsy is lightweight and can be taken apart to transport in a car.

What Botsy Users Say

"Botsy bridges the gap between my digital art and the physical world. It is amazing."

– Chris, Digital Artist

"Botsy helped us finish our mural faster. So I don't have to wake up at 5AM to use a projector."

– Steffen, Mural Artist

"We made our home more personal by using Botsy. My husband makes wood projects and I paint them. Fun way to spend our weekends."

– Nadya and Gregg, DIYers

"I'm not limited to my small printer anymore. This tool allows us to draft designs in real size before we start cutting."

– Felix, Sign Shop Owner


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Technical Specifications

Connectivity: Bluetooth FCC Approved Class 2 and USB
Software: Botsy runs on Inkscape (graphic design software for vector files) and Universal GCode Sender (to start/pause drawing, and manually control Botsy)
Documents: Botsy User Manual includes software installation, tips for using vector files, Botsy assembly, Botsy setup, drawing instructions, troubleshooting, and maintenance instructions
Drawing Area (a x b): 85” x 65” / 216 cm x 165 cm (Botsy size 8‘ x 6’) or 61” x 42” / 155 cm x 107 cm (Botsy size 6’ x 4’)
Pen and Marker Range: 0.35" - 0.86" (9mm - 22mm). For example a typical Sharpie marker is 0.47” (12mm) in diameter
Clearance from Pen Holder to Wall: 1/2” (12.7mm)
Electrical Power Adapter: input 100 - 240VAC, output 12VDC 3A
Botsy Weight: 4lbs (Botsy size 8‘x 6’) or 3lbs (Botsy size 6’ x 4’)

Hardware Requirements: Laptop with Bluetooth and/or USB port
Software Requirements: Java 8+ installed. Windows 2000 or newer, MacOS X 10.4 or higher, or Linux.

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