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It’s in my nature to try and put a positive spin on any situation. So when I switched schools and found myself in a classroom with no natural light, I was determined to find an upside.

Franklin mint Scale model of a 1969 Ford BOSS 302 mustang, paperwork, boxed

Here’s how to get started with black light art in your room!

black light art

When I first started looking into black light art, I had a million questions.

  • Do I have to use glow in the dark paint?
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  • How much is this all going to cost?
  • Kings Models 1 43 1950 Ferrari 166 Monza GP Giovanni Bracco
  • Is it…”magic”?

Lean in for the secret…

All you need are black lights and neon artmaking tools. That’s it!

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Here are the most important steps to start your black light addiction.

black light art

1. Get your black lights—they are essential!

A large black light spotlight is a great way to start your adventure in creating glowing art with your students. Long black light tube lights or handheld black light flashlights will also do the trick!

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Kings Models 1 43 1956 Ferrari 555 Australia GP Albert Park Reg Parnell

2. Get your neon artmaking tools.

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neon artmaking tools

3. Decide on your black light project.

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4. Decide how to display your art.

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Have you ever used black lights in your art room?

What project do you think would be the most fun to try with neon art materials?

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Original source: VINTAGE CORGI TOYS MODEL No.312 'E' TYPE JAGUAR VN MIB

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1 18 AGU Ferrari 458 LB Performance (Liberty Walk) Baby bluee.

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Minichamps Force India VJM09 3rd European GP 2016 - Sergio Perez 1 43 Scale

Wiking 101 Traffic Signs 35 Pieces for Street Plan 1 Get Well in orig. Box

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SC08 Bugatti Type 59 French GP at Montlhéry 1934 - Tazio Nuvolari 1 43 Scale

F43M014 FERRARI 500 TR 1956-12 H. REIMS 56 Picard 1° CL.2000 François Picard

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Original source: Tameo SLK114 March 701 Ford 'STP' nd French GP 1970 - Chris Amon 1 43 Scale