Cosplayer Jechts decided to build a genderswapped Zarya cosplay from Overwatch for this year’s BlizzCon. The character is sort of a tank, and she has a sleeveless costume with armor and pink hair. Jechts finished the costume just in time for the convention and completed the build in a month. He says:
Zarya was, for me, the toughest thing I’ve ever built. It was my first journey into foam, and it was the tightest deadline I’ve done a cosplay in, at a month.
He began the build with a duct tape mannequin. The armor was constructed from EVA foam mats – the sort of gym mats you could get at any big box store. Jechts had to do a ton of cutting and shaping to build up all the layers and details on the armor. You can see a couple of photos below and more on 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.