Svetlana Quindt, a.k.a. Kamui Cosplay, crafted a Xena: Warrior Princess costume last fall and had a lot of fun becoming the character. We previously showed off some photos of her finished ensemble — she did a fantastic job with crafting the armor and aging and weathering it. She looks like she’s been wearing it for years and participated in more than a few battles. Anyway, Kamui put together a making of video that goes over how she crafted the armor, Xena’s sword (she uses Black Worbla), her complex leather skirt, and the chakram.
You can see more of Kamui’s detailed how-to videos at YouTube.
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.