One especially tricky aspect of cosplay is making fresh pieces of foam and new clothes look like they’ve been through the ringer. It’s not simple to weather something convincingly, so Tested talked to an expert on the subject: Doug Stewart. He’s spent over 20 years working on costumes for films, and he shares some of his tips for making fabric, foam, Worbla, and more look lived in.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.