Cosplaying doesn’t necessarily mean putting on spandex or armor. It’s possible to play dress up by putting on a dress. Jolien Rosanne of Fairytas designs incredible gowns that look like they’re from another, more magical world. She makes dream costumes come to life and has a large portfolio of creations inspired by myth and legend. She pairs all sorts of textures and materials like fabric, armor, and feathers in her ensembles and thus evokes the spirit of creatures such as a phoenix. One of her latest completed commissions is a gown for a Valkyrie rider. She sculpted the chestplate from Worbla and mixed it with other elements. She said:
“I used 10 meters of golden silk for the skirt. The chest piece is attached to a semi leather corset for comfort. I used an absorbent sporting fabric underneath the chest plate and scale sleeves because this costume is going to be worn in a horse show = lots of movement!”
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.