Natasha's NeoPixel Bike
Creative LEDs

The Epic Journey To A Blinky Bike This is the last of 10 blog posts featuring each video in my series on animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code. If you've just stumbled upon this post, start from the beginning here. Watch Now: In this video I tell the whole story about how I...

Creative LEDs: Welcome to the Series! (01)
Creative LEDs

Welcome! Hi! I'm Natasha. I'm glad you're here! This is the first of 10 blog posts featuring my video series about animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code. I created these tutorials for artists and creatives who want to add lights to their designs --- but have never tinkered with electronics before. So, if...

Simple LED Controller: What To Buy (02)
Creative LEDs

What do you need to create a custom LED controller? Welcome back! Natasha here. :) This is the second of 10 blog posts featuring each video in my series on animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code. If you've just stumbled upon this post, start from the beginning here. In this video, I'll...

Connecting NeoPixels and micro:bit (03)
Creative LEDs

Welcome back! Natasha here. :)  This is the third of 10 blog posts featuring each video in my series on animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code. If you've just stumbled upon this post, start from the beginning here. ln this video, I'll show you how to connect micro:bit, a LiPo battery, and NeoPixel...

Setting Up the micro:bit Radio (07)
Creative LEDs

Syncing NeoPixel Animations Over Radio Welcome back!  Natasha here. :)   This is the seventh of 10 blog posts featuring each video in my "Creative LEDs" series on animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code.   If you've just stumbled upon this post, start from the beginning here.   To start coding in Make Code, check out...

Exploring NeoPixels: Everything You Need To Know (08)
Creative LEDs

NeoPixels: Building A Project From Scratch Welcome back!  Natasha here. :)   This is the eighth of 10 blog posts featuring each video in my "Creative LEDs" series on animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code.    If you've just stumbled upon this post, start from the beginning here.    To start coding in Make Code, check out...

NeoPixels: Durability and Weatherproofing (09
Creative LEDs

NeoPixels: Make them Durable! Welcome back!  Natasha here. :)    This is the ninth of 10 blog posts featuring each video in my "Creative LEDs" series on animating LEDs with micro:bit and Make Code.  If you've just stumbled upon this post, start from the beginning here.   To start coding in Make Code, check out this...

Battery Safety
Creative LEDs

*I AM NOT A BATTERY EXPERT* But I do use batteries to power my projects and this page includes resources and information that I have found while researching best safety practices for their use. Please read the links below to familiarize yourself with the dangers of Lithium Coin Cell and...

LED Bikes - How to Code The Lights
Creative LEDs

Welcome! You made it! Read this first:  In this post, I'll share the "base code" that I've created for LED bike club. This is the simplest version of what we can make, and will act as a jumping off point for you to customize your project.  There are two parts to...

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