Machines that create art have caught people's imagination throughout history. So it's only natural that one day a machine would exist to draw those very machines. Friends, that day has come.

Art and design researcher Pablo Garcia has programmed a computer numerical control (CNC) machine to reproduce 12 historical drawings of drawing machines from the 16th century to the 20th century. One wonders how long it will be before a new type of machine sketches out a CNC in the pantheon of obsolete devices. [Vimeo via NotCot]