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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.

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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?
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  • 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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2. Get your neon artmaking tools.

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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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