One of my goals in life is to work in film as a costume maker. I am learning to incorporate electronics into the work that I make in hopes that I can create interesting science fiction costumes. Think of the borg or a strange creature from Doctor Who!
Working through the arduino intro book is a great way of being introduced to sensors and rudimentary coding in the arduino ide.
Above is an example of photosensors with coloured gel films that filter out different wavelengths of light, triggering an RGB LED to change colours based on the information it recieves from the arduino.
Below is an example of a potentiometer controlling a servo motor.