Beyond 3d printing custom pumpkins, here’s an interesting approach to 3d printing stuff for halloween. Design and 3d print elements that you can stick on actual pumpkins! In addition to painting or carving, you could add tentacles, bat wings and even devil horns to your tasty pumpkins. Since it’s plastic, you could reuse them year-round! Check out the article for more bat-crazy ideas.
With Halloween just around the corner, now is the time that most people who celebrate the holiday begin their preparations. What costume will they being wearing? How will they decorate their house? What will be their plans for this year’s festivities?
This year, 3D Systems’ Cubify website has launched a special Halloween section, making available several interesting 3D printable models to the public for free. These include all sorts of interesting decorations such as evil jack-o-lanters, spiders, bats, and skulls.
Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!
Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!
The Adafruit Learning System has dozens of great tools to get you well on your way to creating incredible works of engineering, interactive art, and design with your 3D printer! If you’ve made a cool project that combines 3D printing and electronics, be sure to let us know, and we’ll feature it here!
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