Christopher Matthews

Sound recording of a small plastic container of 0.7 mechanical pencil lead being rattled in hand. Air conditioning unit may be heard in the background. Recorded on an iPhone 6, using the Spire recording app.

Victoria Spruill

A regular HB pencil being used to write on thick watercolor paper before the tip breaks against the pressure.

Mechanical pencils, a table, and the air conditioner.

Two mechanical pencils were used as percussion instruments with AC conditioning as background noise. I created a few simple rhythms on an adjacent table. Recorded with Lenovo Thinkpad E550 laptop.

Campbell Phelan

Sound recording of pencil writing and drawing on paper.