Syfy’s The Magicians features a number of cool costumes and character designs, but none may be as creative The Beast. The villain, once known as Martin Chatwin, can dissolve into flying insects in a second. Coslayer Angry Pixie constructed the costume by pairing a suit with the insect swarm. Her tutorial is useful for a spooky costume, even if you’re not into The Magicians specifically. It starts with chicken wire:
1. Turn sheet of chicken wire into a tube in the circumference of your head plus a few inches for comfort. Hot glue closed.
2. Close one end of tube to create a helmet. I used a zig-zag pattern.
3. Cut thousands of obnoxiously detailed items out of cardstock (85lb weight-ish) using a computerized machine. Or, if you are fond of a particular kind of lucid insanity, use scissors.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.