Web-Connected SMART LED Animation Clock With Web-based Control Panel, Time Server Synchronized

The story of this clock goes back a long way – more than 30 years. My father pioneered this idea when I was just 10 years old, long before the LED revolution – back when LED’s where 1/1000 the brightness of their current blinding brilliance. A true innovator, he coded in assembly language and hand(…)


Kinetic Art Animation with Upcycled Dollar Store Solar Flowers ($10 Project)

Motivation: I’ve always been intrigued by synchronized multiple metronomes from Mythbusters show. But rather than use rather expensive metronomes, could I just use some old dollar store solar flowers taking up space in my closet? Approach: So in keeping with my el cheapo theme, I constructed a f…By: e024576 Continue Reading » Instructables: exploring –(…)


Animation With Paper Props

I recently took two of my children to an animation event held at my son’s school, where we had fun making plasticine rabbits and had them animated into a ten seconds film. After this we relaxed watching an animated film The Curse of the Ware Rabbit.When we got home I decided we would have a(…)


Spooky ESP8266 Halloween Hack, With Motion Sensor and Light / Sound / Animation

For Halloween, I wanted to have a spooky decoration, of course, but with a bit of electronics !I have imagined a motion sensor, which triggers various candle leds, an animated crawling spider, and a spooky witch sound when someone arrives. That should be nice!All that is operated by a NodeMCU v3 mod…By: kptainkirk Continue Reading(…)


Animation Fidget Spinner

If you can’t beat them, join them. As the price of a good fidget spinner goes up ("You have to get the good one," a student advised me, as "it goes for, like, five minutes.") and the shelves are cleared off (on the sidelines of soccer, parents swapped places they had last seen them), I(…)


The Animation Software That Brought You Studio Ghibli Films Is Now Open Source

If you’ve ever wanted to get your hands on some professional, industry backed animation software for free, now’s your chance! Read more on MAKE The post The Animation Software That Brought You Studio Ghibli Films Is Now Open Source appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers