Loki has become a popular costume choice for women; I think I’ve seen more gender-bent interpretations of the costume than guys dressed as the character. Cosplayer Klayr de Gall is working on a version of the trickster’s outfit, and in addition to the wonderful in-progress photos she’s been posting, she also wrote a tutorial on painting the armor to make it look metallic. It appears she started with Worbla and only used gold and dark brown acrylic paint, brushes, and a tissue. The method is straightforward if a little time-consuming. Here’s a sampling of the tutorial:
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.