Earlier this week, I talked about how you can change up the design of familiar costumes to make them stand out. We saw it with a ballerina take on Poison Ivy, and it’s on display in this warrior version of Ariel from The Little Mermaid by Erica Brookfield, a.k.a. Lanthea Cosplay. She started working on the costume last November and has been crafting the detailed components piece by piece. She’s used Worbla for many of the armor pieces and creatively used the scraps to form coral embellishments for the armor.
She’s used other materials for the costume – such as resin and foam – but she’s used Worbla more extensively than I’ve seen it used before and to great effect. All the scales on the breastplate are individual pieces of Worbla that she cut and attached. Even the shells were cast from Worbla.
Brookfield has several photos like the one below in her gallery that show how a section goes from pattern to completion – it’s fascinating:
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.