Finger Puppet Theater Controlled by DIY Power Glove #ArtTuesday #Performance
Really fun project turns art collage into a remote-controlled theatrical extravaganza! — via AutonomousSoup
Don’t touch the Art! Everyone knows that’s the #1 rule for visiting art museums and galleries. So what do you do when you actually do want your viewers to touch the art? You make the whole thing controlled by a pair of power gloves!
To make a “power glove” controlled finger puppet theater on a hacked thrift store painting, using 4 flex sensors to control 4 servo motors, which will move 7 puppets. Add lights for added drama and intriguing aesthetics.
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