If you’ve ever considered dressing as a Death Eater from Harry Potter, this tutorial is for you. The dark witches and wizards known as the Death Eaters are followers of Lord Voldemort and wear masks to hide their identities. The masks are metal and creepy as can be. You can purchase pre-made ones, make your own, or learn how to paint a mask on with Ashlea Henson’s tutorial. Henson is a skilled makeup artist and uses Paradise and Diamond FX brand paints to transform herself into a Death Eater. She goes over each step and color used in the video. Watch:
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Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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.