I know I just said this recently, but I’m impressed when cosplayers get ambitious with their first builds. Redditor Felbeef decided to become (just superficially as far as I know) the World of Warcraft character Gul’dan, Lord of the Shadow Council, for Neko. The event was only his third convention, and he was convinced by a friend to wear his Gul’dan ensemble there. He did a terrific job crafting the props. For the spikes and staff, he got resourceful. He said:
i used a towel and rolled it up to make a large cone shape (corner to corner ish) and then i wrapped it with packaging tape. As i was wrapping i bent it into the shape i wanted. i then cut it off and removed the towel and tapped it back up, filled it with insulation foam, and then covered the exterior with paper clay that i textured with a fork. The staff has similar smaller horns and lots of customized skull things i found around town during halloween
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.