Black Lives Matter - Action and Equality.
0

Batgirl Cowl How-To

batgirl cowl 1

The key part of any Bat-cosplay is the cowl. Many members of the Bat-family wear a cowl, and if they don’t go that route, they don a mask of some kind. Redditor ZoalPrime, a.k.a. Greg Bomba, crafted one by hand and cast the finished cowl from Urethane Rubber VitaFlex 40. He made the cowl for a friend and used the cowl seen in the Arkham Knight video game as inspiration. He started by sculpting the headpiece onto a bust using Monster Makers oil based clay. He cut in the design and made line marks to ensure the most amount of symmetry possible. The first cast was different from the final one; he did it with SmoothCast to work on a cleaner sculpt.

Cast in Smooth-On SmoothCast 320. Urethane Resin. The clay sculpt was rough – this is where we fix it up
The bulk of the work on this project. Sanding sanding sanding, bondo to fill dents. Apoxie Sculpt to fix areas that needed greater work.

Check out a couple of pictures below and then head to Imgur to see the entire process.

batgirl cowl 2

batgirl cowl 3

You can purchase a cowl like this at Etsy.

via Reddit


We are angry, frustrated, and in pain because of the violence and murder of Black people by the police because of racism. We are in the fight AGAINST RACISM. George Floyd was murdered, his life stolen. The Adafruit teams have specific actions we’ve done, are doing, and will do together as a company and culture. We are asking the Adafruit community to get involved and share what you are doing. The Adafruit teams will not settle for a hash tag, a Tweet, or an icon change. We will work on real change, and that requires real action and real work together. That is what we will do each day, each month, each year – we will hold ourselves accountable and publish our collective efforts, partnerships, activism, donations, openly and publicly. Our blog and social media platforms will be utilized in actionable ways. Join us and the anti-racist efforts working to end police brutality, reform the criminal justice system, and dismantle the many other forms of systemic racism at work in this country, read more @ adafruit.com/blacklivesmatter

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.

Join 20,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — How 3M is able to ramp up production of N95 masks

Wearables — Grocery store assist

Electronics — Electrolytic Limitations

Biohacking — Vitamin-C + Gelatin for Accelerated Recovery

Python for Microcontrollers — Discord 20k, Summer of Making, Python 3.9 and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — Cosmo Clock, Low Powered Widlife Camera, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — Arcade Mini Game in a Text Adventure

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.