Looky, looky, here’s Hooky! Andy, also known as Valentine Cosplay, recently made two versions of Dustin Hoffman’s Captain Hook from the film Hook (it’s a live action adaptation of Peter Pan that I highly recommend checking out if you haven’t seen it). Andy is incredibly dedicated to details when it comes to cosplay — we highlighted his Game of Thrones Oberyn Martell ensemble last year — and it shows in his replica of the Hook costume. He sketched and sculpted the pin Hook wore on his tie, made the clothing, and added a ton of embroidery and appliques.
He got resourceful when it came to Hook’s hook (picture just below). He constructed the shape from a toilet float ball, clay, and a cheap costume hook. He used a dremel to smooth it before painting it.
See more WIP pics for both versions of the Hook costume 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.