Meet a Princess Cumulus Costume #ElectronicHalloween
Zoey’s dad, a.k.a. YouTuber Visual Burrito, has been coming up with creative Halloween costumes for his daughter for the past few years. They always include some special electronics element — usually it’s LEDs. She’s been a glowing stick figure, a dazzling Elsa from Frozen, and now, she’s a storm cloud. Zoey works on the costumes with her dad, and this time they created Princess Cumulus together. They used a blow-up suit, digital LED strips, and a programmed Arduino to make Zoey look like a fierce storm. Make you watch the action in the above video.
And in case you’re wondering, they did realize this wasn’t the most practical option for trick or treating, so Zoe’s wearing a Wonder Woman costume for that activity.
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Every day this month we’ll be bringing you ideas and projects for an Electronic Halloween! Expect wearables, hacks & mods, costumes and more here on the Adafruit blog! Working on a project for Halloween this year? Share it with us on Google+, in the comments below, the Adafruit forums, Facebook, or Twitter— we’d love to see what you’re up to and share it with the world (tag your posts #ElectronicHalloween). You can also send us a blog tip! Tune in to our live shows, 3D hangouts with Noe and Pedro and Ask an Engineer, featuring store discount codes, ideas for projects, costumes, decorations, and more!
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