Take a behind-the-scenes look into prototyping lighting elements for DMSCโ€™s upcoming New Yearโ€™s Eve Bash: On Another Planet!

Be sure to purchase your discount ticket before 12/22/18 for an out-of-this-world experience!

Rapid-prototyping space ship control panel from cheap, easily sourced components:

  • Cardboard Pizza Box Top

  • Neopixel (WS2812b) LED Tape

  • Neopixel (WS2811) LED String Lights

  • Arduino Pro Mini w/FTDI-to-USB Connector

  • Spray Paint Coatings

  • Various plastic โ€œbuttonโ€ objects

Initial concept for alien flora using unraveled cardboard poster tubes, and paper towel tubes:

  • Nested Cardboard Tubes

  • Painted Texture

  • Drilled Holes

  • Clusters of Neopixels for each flora stalk

Initial Concept for DIY Starlight Necklace:

  • Coin Cell Battery

  • 3-D Printed Necklace or Bracelet

  • Through-Hole LEDs

  • String