I see so many costumes based on characters from pop culture that I forget many cosplayers work on developing original designs. Lightning Cosplay and her friend did just that with their warrior faun costumes. It all started with a sketch, and she made everything from the hooves to the horns. The hooves started with what looks like a pair of high heel boots stripped of the heels. Clay was added around and under the top of the shoe to form the hoove part and then molded.
She made patterns for each armor piece, and even though it’s a tedious process, she says it’s necessary to create perfect fitting armor. She used Worbla for the armor and even used Worbla’s Deco Art to make clear claws for the faun costume.
More educational work in progress photos at Facebook.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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.