How to make your own air graffiti photos/art using LED glowsticks.

Painting in the air… so much fun, cheap and easy to do. Here’s how: Now you can probably see my 3 year old daughter’s feet in the pic below whilst her big 6 year old brother manages to go a bit higher with the blue/yellow combo. I made this image on the weekend using colour changing LED glowsticks (you can get these on ebay or the address below) and a 6 second exposure (Nikon D70). I’ve since made a neat few wallpaper desktops with this effect (will post them later when I have a spare sec to edit them to the right size).

air graffiti kids

Cheap LED glowsticks for under $10 can be found from companies like this:


or you can try Ebay:

You may also like...

10 Responses

  1. eunmac says:

    If you just read this and are wondering what the possibilites are… see what we did using exactly the same technique (amnesiablog internal link):

  2. jye360 says:

    where do u get the ones that leave that pattern like they the markes in the air can u tell me where to get them or how to make them thx

  3. Thanks for the tips. I was wonder how people created fluid script like text. I have been experimenting with light painting and tried several shots using glow sticks when I was out camping at the beach. I think they turned out pretty good.

  4. Marissa says:

    They have a 6 pack for $34.00 or something at walgreens, only online though. Just thought I’d lt you know, because thats a good deal for 6 of them… 🙂

  5. ezDigg says:

    Thank for Sharing

  6. I wanted to thank you for this nice read. I surely liked every little bit of it. I have you bookmarked and will be checking back.

  7. seo says:

    Hello! I simply wished to take some time to make a comment as well as say I have really enjoyed reading through your site. Thanks for all your work.

  8. I enjoy exactly what you guys are usually up too. This clever work along with coverage! Keep in place the awesome succeeds guys I’ve involved you guys to be able to blogroll.

  1. August 15, 2008

    […] We made this hi-res air-graffiti light image using a technique we worked out (here). The images are pretty stunning, especially when you see them in high res. Here’s one for […]

  2. November 16, 2011

    game news…

    […]How to make your own air graffiti photos/art using LED glowsticks. « Amnesia Blog[…]…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *