REMINDER – CONTEST: Make an “Electronic Halloween” graphic
CONTEST: Make an “Electric Halloween” graphic, each day this month we’re going to feature a cool project from around the web that has electronics AND has something to do with Halloween. We don’t have a graphic for this effort so we’re going to have a contest. Just make a graphic for “Electronic Halloween” and post a link to it in the comments. We’ll pick our favorite one and use it for our posts!
THE PRIZE: $150 in the Adafruit store!
DETAILS: Make the graphic (at the most) 600 x 600, it will be used on each post here for the projects we feature! Make it Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0. Deadline, let’s say October 8th!
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Hope you enjoy it as much as i did designing it and making it. (Etched my first board because of this competition :P)
The logo is also a Vector so, any size is possible, transparency is possible, colour change easy.