The PumaPaint project is a web robot that allows users to create original artwork on the World Wide Web. The site allows control ofa PUMA 760 robot equipped with four paintbrushes, jars ofred, green, blue and yellow paint and white paper attached to a vertical easel. Users must download a java TM interface allowing interactive control ofthe robot. This interface contains two windows showing live camera views ofthe work site and various controlsfor connecting and disconnecting to the robot, viewing the task status and controlling the painting task. The site operatedfrom June 1998 until March, 2000. This paper discusses the author 's experiences in operating the site throughout its lfecycle and discusses future plans for the PumaPaint project.