This Robot Is the Rembrandt of Painting With Light

The more traditional technique of light painting involves creating freehand designs using a point of light in front of a camera taking a long exposure photo. The results are occasionally recognizable—but most often random—and that's part of their appeal. Jeff Crossman and Kevyn McPhail take a different approach,… » 6/05/14 10:00am 6/05/14 10:00am

A Giant Tube of LEDs Can Turn Anyone Into a Glowing Graffiti Artist

Light painting is rad: a long exposure, a dark background, and a flashlight all come together to make an eerie, sci-fi effect. High-tech, LED-powered light painting is even cooler, but so far it's been a fringe hobby for die-hard DIYers. Pixelstick, with a newly-launched Kickstarter campaign, wants to put crazy… » 10/30/13 8:20pm 10/30/13 8:20pm

Ghostly Lightpainting Uses a Cross-Sectioned Video of an Executed…

Lightpainting requires a certain sort of skill to get the sort of marvellous results we've seen previously, but Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott went the whole nine yards and played an animation of a cross-sectioned human body on a laptop, which they then whizzed through the air and took long-exposure photos of. » 4/07/11 6:40am 4/07/11 6:40am