Adafruit will not be shipping orders Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday January 21, 2019. Any expedited orders placed after 11am ET Friday January 18 will go out Tuesday January 22.
0

From the Forums: Beauty & the Beast Rose for school play #neopixels

Pasted Image 2 16 14 11 44 PM

From the Forums: Beauty & the Beast Rose for school play:

I am a novice maker with some experience soldering kits like the BlinkyPOV, and coding a little javascript. I am also a the father of a son who plays a villager in a middle school production of Beauty & the Beast Jr. I would like to construct a prop for the play, particularly the iconic glowing rose in the bell jar which parallels the beast’s life span. I have already been to Michaels, etc., and gotten a couple of synthetic roses to experiment with, a 3-liter clear soda bottle (to make the bell jar with)….

…Now, I just need perhaps some NeoPixels and a GEMMA or something, to make the rose petals appear to glow solidly, then dim to off one by one at separate time intervals to represent the enchantment dying away throughout the show. I figure I could probably sew the NeoPixels into some of the synthetic petals and mount some into the foam base of the bell jar for more luminescence. Then using some micro controller to pre-program the dimming sequence so some kid theater-tech can sit literally behind the scenes and push a single button for the dimming to occur.

…I used the “Space Face LED Galaxy Makeup” as a template for hardware and code, only modifying the RGB values to (255,0,50) for something a little more “rose color”….

Read More.

Pasted Image 2 17 14 12 06 AM


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 10,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

What do you want from CircuitPython in 2019?

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — A field guide to designing your PCBs, learned the hard way

Wearables — 5 meter fun

Electronics — Current limiting!

Biohacking — A Gene to Predict Modafinil Response

Python for Microcontrollers — Python snakes its way on the SparkFun SAMD21 Mini, Hackaday.io, 10k thanks, and Tim’s magazine #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF @Adafruit

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.