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Quarantine Projects: Figurines, a Mobile, and a Novel

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During the last ... three months? Four? Tony and I have produced a few things I want to highlight here (mostly to make them easier to share online).

First, I made a baby mobile and published the design process and full build plans online:
Arduino Baby Mobile (Marvel Inspired) [Hackster.io]
Second, I made figurines of two characters from The Umbrella Academy, a comic book and TV show that returns to Netflix on July 31, and I wrote up a guide on how to make your own:
Custom Figurines: the Easiest Way to Model Your Favorite Characters [Instructables]
I've entered it in a contest on Instructables and I'm excited to see how it does.
Finally -- and best of all -- Tony has written an unlicensed prequel novel to The Umbrella Academy comic book and Netflix series:
The Ties That Bind, by A.E. McGinn You can also read it on Wattpad if you prefer, or download it as an e-book:

The Ties That Bind.azw3 The Ties That Bind.epubThe Ties That Bind.mobiThe Ties That Bind.pdf
I made the cover: