Canadian photographer Jeff Friesen came up with a fun way to pass time with his 7-year-old daughter June by recreating the elusive British street artist Banksy’s more playful stencils, reports NBC’s Today.com.
Friesen is a professional photographer, specializing in landscape, but like any doting father he works to keep his daughter entertained during the summer months when school is out.
The duo began their Lego creations, entitled Bricksy, building scenes set in Canada, moving to the States, and landing in London. Friesen wanted to include one of Banksy’s iconic images in the London construction, but found himself undecided. Rather than settling on one painting, the father and daughter team tackled 20 of Banksy’s designs.
“It’s a fun medium to work with, but also challenging with its limited geometry,” Friesen told Today. “My daughter makes and photographs her own scenes. I try to stay out of her way as much as possible.”
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.