Man at Arms Makes the Shovel Knight’s Shovel Blade
The team behind Man at Arms: Reforged at Baltimore Knife and Sword pursue a variety of fictional weapons in their series, and their latest project was inspired by Shovel Knight. They decided to make the Shovel Blade. They wanted to make it realistic while also attempting to retain the cartoon elements from the side-scroller game in tact. They have to apply a variety of techniques and materials to bring the desire aesthetic together. Learn about the materials, process, and more in the above video.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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