Fake Shadows on California Sidewalks Animate Everyday Urban Objects
Exceedingly charming new work from artist Damon Belanger up on designboom.
the perfect placement of belanger’s paintings makes it seem as if the sidewalk elements are casting kooky shadows on the ground, enlivening the public space and adding a hint of humor to the everyday. belanger begins by tracing the outline of the character in white chalk, then painting-in the silhouette with grey pigment. inanimate urban objects are given unexpected personalities, as monsters, monkeys and robotic figurines seemingly emerge from the base of a parking meter, bike rack and bench.
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.