NEW GUIDE: Holiday Reindeer Mask using Hallowing #Hallowing #CircuitPython #RudolphCosplay

This guide shows you how to build your own Holiday reindeer mask.
This requires a mask that you’re willing to modify and outfit with some electronics, resulting in a “living” mask, great for display, a holiday party, or for a spooky Halloween costume.

This project is based around two Hallowing boards that create the synchronized eyes that blink and look around. The Adafruit Hallowing is a skull-shaped ATSAMD21 board with a ton of extras built in to make for an adorable wearable, badge, development kit, or the engine for your next cosplay or prop. On the front is a cute 1.44″ sized 128×128 full color TFT. By default it displays a spooky eye but you can use it for anything you’d like to display in glorious color.

Check out the Holiday reindeer mask on Adafruit Learn System to learn how to make your own!


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