Let me explain to you how I built my latest art piece, Kinetic Column.

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Makin' Art: Nature Mobile

So you wanna build a kinetic sculpture?! Let's walk through what it's like to make a creative art installation.

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This engaging exhibit explores the benefits and drawbacks of technology.

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Last month, we gave you a sneak preview of an upcoming exhibit at the Hong Kong History Museum. The creator, Alexson Chu, was using SparkFun parts and projection mapping to create an interactive learning experience for museum goers. Well, the installation premiered yesterday, and we have an inside look.

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Learn about Jaime Carrejo's installation "Waiting," and how we went about building a kinetic installation art piece.

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Museums are always looking for ways to engage their visitors. See how one artist is using SparkFun parts and projection mapping to make that happen.

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Small batch PCB orders are now within everyone’s reach. But if you’re moving past the prototype stage, you want your boards to do more than work well. You also want them to look good. As always, SparkFun is here to help.

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A look back on all my engineering work with the artist Trey Duvall

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Learn what circuit sculptures are and the few that we've made since quarantine started.

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We collected over two hundred retired testbeds and turned them into art! Join us as we highlight this project and tell some of the stories behind these dusty old circuit boards.

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Creating a custom project to show off some nice edge-lit acrylic.

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A simple and inexpensive way to add a little flare to some thrift store treasures.

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Get ready for a monthlong celebration of crafting with electronics!

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Students use the Bare Conductive Touch Board and conductive paint to showcase their talents.

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Creative Cabinetry With a Cause

Maker hopes mini arcade cabinet puzzles will entice donors

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Electronic Campfire

A walk-through of building what turned out to be a complicated prop.

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A recap of our Let It Glow e-card crafting class and our trip to Maine teaching at Berwick Academy.

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The SoundPuddle is an interactive environment of visual-acoustic synesthesia. Art and electronics come together to bring an experience of light and sound to those within its confines.

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A look into what has gone well, and what has gone poorly, working on a conductive paint mural.

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