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Sparking Creativity in LED Art with CircuitPython

Sparking Creativity in LED Art with CircuitPython

Creative LED Art and CircuitPython make a great combination. These slides give background for the live demo that follows them.

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February 20, 2021
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  1. Sparking
    Creativity in
    LED Art with
    CircuitPython
    Welcome to my LED talk

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  2. Live Demos

    https://bit.ly/3s2f7KA
    https://github.com/
    geekmomprojects/PyCascades2021

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  3. Creative ≠ Artistic
    until…
    Frustrated
    attempts
    at artistic
    disciplines…
    Art/Social Commentary
    Period Drama
    Cake Decorating
    Costume Design

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  4. The Right Creative Medium
    Arduino
    CAD
    LEDs

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  5. Code + CAD + LEDs
    Edge-Lighting / Fiber Optics

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  6. Code + CAD + LEDs
    Wearables

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  7. Microcontrollers
    Make It Possible
    BBC
    micro:bit
    Raspberry
    Pi Pico ($4!)
    Adafruit
    Gemma M0

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  8. Python Makes it Easier
    MicroPython/CircuitPython for Microcontrollers

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  9. CircuitPython in LED Art
    LET’S TRY IT OUT!

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  10. twitter.com/geekmomprojects
    geekmomprojects.com
    instagram.com/geekmomprojects
    Resources/Info
    Adafruit Learn Guides
    • NeoPixel CircuitPython Coding
    • LED Animations Library
    • FancyLED Library (FastLED Analog)
    LED Geekiness

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