I come across new costume mash-ups all the time, and I like seeing the creativity. Cosplayer Alkali Layke decided to combine Boba Fett and Wonder Woman to make a striking Wonder Fett ensemble. She started with a paper pattern from The Dented Helmet and transferred it onto a foam mat. The foam was a gym mat from a local big box store. She transferred the foam templates to Worbla to ensure the armor would be sturdy.
After applying two coats of primer, Alkali used Krylon spray paint in metallic gold and blue shimmer. She weathered the gold pieces of armor with black acrylic paint (you get it in all the cracks by piling it on and rubbing away with a paper towel — you can apply thin washes of paint by watering down the acrylics).
You can see a few in progress photos below and more 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.