We showed off Adam Savage’s cute and fluffy New York Comic Con costume just over a week ago: Totoro! He dressed as the star of My Neighbor Totoro, and as usual for Savage, making the costume was a one day process (more or less). We saw footage from within the outfit, but now it’s time to go behind the scenes to look at how he crafted Totoro. Savage was inspired to work with fur again after making the bear from The Revenant for San Diego Comic-Con. He started by tracing a mannequin of his form onto white board and then adding Totoro’s form around it to figure out the best way to build the infrastructure to support the costume. See how it goes in the above video.
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.