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Still pushing away in the testing phase for this rolling ball sculpture commission. It has developed a few “late game” quirks, as they sometimes do. After the sculpture has a chance to operate for extended periods over a few days things will settle in, and an issue that didn’t exist before will crop up. That’s precisely why I put my sculptures through such extensive testing, so that my collectors can enjoy their artwork with zero issues when they take delivery. #physics #stem #commission #originalart #metalsculpture #indianapolisartist #uniquegift #decor #officedecor #wip #giftsforhim #kineticsculpture #waitingroom #modernart #metalwork #metalart #officeart #kineticart #tomharoldart #workinprogress #artcommission #artistsoninstagram #homedecor #rollingballsculpture #mancave #hotellobby #contemporaryart #sculpture #customart #indianaartist
This video is a very early rolling ball sculpture I created, perhaps the first one I ever did in stainless steel, and certainly the first in stainless of any notable size. I was stretching out s little bit here, testing a tripod design to see how well it would work as s desktop piece. I also used perforated steel for the first time on this sculpture, and I made the ring-style ball release for the first time. A lot of firsts, and it all worked out very well! This sculpture, “Triangle Twist,” is now with a collector in Spain. You can see a longer video of it on my web site through the link in my bio.
Interstellar 1/9 - RBS 072 - "Interstellar I" - 12/2017 - 40"H x 40"W x 11"D. Motorized ring lift rolling ball sculpture with 1" marbles. This is a medium sized work - set in outer space orbiting a dual planet system. Why not. The first of the Interstellar series. Acrylic hand painted details. Signed, dated and numbered. ~15 - 1" blue and black and yellow glass marbles. Mounts right onto your wall via adjustable mounting brackets. Hand bent 1/4 rod for the peripheral frame. Laser cut arcs and circular panels cut, painted, and set in the frame. This sculpture is signed "Jendro" in metal on the base, and also signed and numbered and dated on the reverse side of the painted panels. For wall mounting using the adjustable wall mounts on the sculpture. #moon #lunar #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #scottsdaleartsfestival #marbles #marblerun #kugelbahn #stainlesssteel #stainlesssteelart #stainlesssteelsculpture #tigwelding #hubless #hublesswheel #asimov #rubegoldbergmachine #tigwelding #hubless #stainlesssteelsculpture #hublesswheel #marblerun #atompunk #stainlesssteel #asimov #marbles #kineticsculpture #stainlesssteelart #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #lunar #stephenjendro #kugelbahn #rollingballsculpture #scottsdaleartsfestival #moon #fracture
Interstellar 2/9 - Most of my works have sort of detail at the top - and it is functional too. This top detail is (loosely) the shape of a wave. It is also a handle to carry the sculpture around as I work on it, transport to the electropolish shop, carry it into my photo studio, load it into the van to go to art shows, and lastly carry it into someone's home and mount it on their wall. The handle is a good time. #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #metalart #metalsculpture #workinprogress #wip #customart #giftsforhim #metalwork #contemporaryart #rubegoldbergmachine #metalsculpture #atompunk #wip #giftsforhim #kineticsculpture #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #metalart #metalwork #stephenjendro #workinprogress #rollingballsculpture #contemporaryart #customart #fracture
Interstellar 3/9 - This lone marble ended up being suspended there because the sculpture was shouting for it. So I bent up the 1/8 inch stianless rod, added the marble, and then placed it there just to see, and all felt harmonious agian. Joy in weld ville. And so happy we had that inspirational solar eclipse last year. #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #interstellar #solar #solareclipse #rubegoldbergmachine #solareclipse #solar #interstellar #rollingballsculpture #atompunk #kineticsculpture #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #fracture #stephenjendro
Interstellar 4/9 - These 9 panel creations are big fun on Instagram. You know my favorite quote? "Humanity rewards effort." That, and "Stainless welds to stainless." #hotellobby #starbucksart #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #interstellar #bespoke #rubegoldbergmachine #interstellar #rollingballsculpture #bespoke #hotellobby #atompunk #starbucksart #kineticsculpture #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #fracture #stephenjendro
Interstellar 5/9 - Ah the 4 ball energy transfer - one ball comes in, another exits. Works like a charm almost every time. And a loop to a jump to a spinner. Interstellar took about a month full time to make. You can see contruction pics too at www.stephenjendro.com. And a video that would love your view count: www.youtube/stephenjendro #metalart #metalsculpture #workinprogress #wip #customart #giftsforhim #metalwork #contemporaryart #hotellobby #starbucksart #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #workinprogress #rubegoldbergmachine #metalart #rollingballsculpture #hotellobby #customart #contemporaryart #metalsculpture #wip #starbucksart #giftsforhim #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #metalwork #fracture
Interstellar 8/9 - Yep, that is my name in the base of the sculpture. Jendro, out of 1/8" stainless steel. Well, the entire sculpture is stainless steel. And there is the motor in the bottom, turning the laser cut hubless lift wheel. #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #scottsdaleartsfestival #marbles #marblerun #kugelbahn #stainlesssteel #stainlesssteelart #stainlesssteelsculpture #tigwelding #hubless #hublesswheel #rubegoldbergmachine #tigwelding #hubless #stainlesssteelsculpture #hublesswheel #marblerun #atompunk #stainlesssteel #marbles #kineticsculpture #stainlesssteelart #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #stephenjendro #kugelbahn #rollingballsculpture #scottsdaleartsfestival #fracture
Interstellar 9/9 - Going for the 9 panel layout. We shall see. Be brave. Try something new. This is also my favorite sculpture to date. The frame is entirely hand bent. #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #scottsdaleartsfestival #marbles #marblerun #kugelbahn #stainlesssteel #stainlesssteelart #stainlesssteelsculpture #tigwelding #hubless #hublesswheel #rubegoldbergmachine #tigwelding #hubless #stainlesssteelsculpture #hublesswheel #marblerun #atompunk #stainlesssteel #marbles #kineticsculpture #stainlesssteelart #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #stephenjendro #kugelbahn #rollingballsculpture #scottsdaleartsfestival #fracture
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For a fun Friday - about as small as a Rolling Ball Sculpture can be. I think. That's a one inch marble. Feels like a bumper car to me. If I make a 4 marble version, perhaps it will be like a skateboard. #friday #tiny #instagood #tomharoldart #bumpercars #closeup #rollingballsculpture #rubegoldbergmachine #alexandercalder #fracture #aboriginaldotpainting #kineticsculpture #atompunk #stephenjendro #scottsdaleartsfestival #marbles #marblerun #kugelbahn #stainlesssteel #bellevueartsfair #bamartsfair #tgif #rubegoldbergmachine #inspire #bumpercars #tgif #marblerun #atompunk #stainlesssteel #closeup #marbles #kineticsculpture #invention #aboriginaldotpainting #alexandercalder #bellevueartsfair #friday #stephenjendro #tomharoldart #kugelbahn #bamartsfair #rollingballsculpture #momentslikethese #tiny #scottsdaleartsfestival #instagood #fracture
While the current rolling ball sculpture commission is undergoing testing and video monitoring, I’m working on a new design for my next sculpture. Gotta say, I’m not exactly sure what I’m doing here. It’s gonna take a while, I think. I’d like to do something new, both for myself and possibly overall if I can manage that part. It’s pretty dang hard to do something truly original, but I’d like to at least put a new twist on an existing idea. I have some hopes for this one. We shall see!

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