3D Printed Tesselating Octopuses. Printed on a Lulzbot Mini, then painted with acrylic paints. The original design was done with software from http://www.tesselmaniac.com/ and made 3D with Tinkercad. (read more)
Featured Community Project from the Adafruit Blog
This week on the blog we featured Richard’s write up of some of the great cosplay and wearables on display at Emerald City’s Comic Con.
…Our Richard Albritton went this year as an original creation: the post-apocalyptic Cyber War Monk. The crowning piece of his costume was undoubtedly his warhammer however, which some of you may remember from a ways back. The warhammer pictured is actually Richard’s “revision B,” and was completely remade from EVA foam, plastidip, spools of neopixel LEDs, an accelerometer, and several microcontrollers to drive its lights and motion-activated sounds. (read more)
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, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, 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.