Hey everyone. I'm new to Raspberry Pi, never worked with one before, but I have a lot of programming experience and used to be a computer tech. There's a lot of info out there, so I was hoping one of you all could point me in the right direction for a project I would like to make. A friend of mine needs a lighted prop for a costume she's making. The lights need to brighten, dim and change colours in different patterns, so I thought a strip of LED lights coiled inside the prop would give her the look she needs. It's a small prop so the lights would have to work on batteries. I've seen a lot of people use Raspberry Pis with programmable LEDs, but they all use a power cord. Can I use one with a small battery pack?
I'm still doing research on this so any tips, pointers, or tutorials would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!