Lord of the Rings Eowyn Shield Made from Cardboard and Styrofoam
I don’t know about you, but when I have leftover cardboard, I usually throw it away. This is a terrible decision given that I like to make stuff. I don’t want to encourage hoarding, but spare cardboard comes in handy. I often put it down when I’m crafting to protect surfaces from hot glue and paint, but Arkady Cosplay had bigger dreams. She turned a cardboard, styrofoam, and some googly eyes into a replica of Eowyn’s shield from Lord of the Rings. She even used paint to simulate wood texture.
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.