Environmental artist Martin Hill started creating interesting sculptures in nature in the early 1990s. His purpose is to make ”environmental sculptures in nature that return to nature”. In the end, his photographs of the sculptures are all that remains. He is based in New Zealand and so far he has made various kinds of patterns, circles and ”guardians” out of all sorts of materials. He usually uses snow, ice, branches, trees, sand, feathers, berries, pebbles etc. Martin Hill works with Philippa Jones on these projects and this is their way of connecting with nature and attempting to send out a message about the importance of preserving it.
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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.