Light Painting Tutorial

What does a bioluminescent creature that lives more than two miles below the surface of the ocean and a glow stick have in common? More than you think. Bioluminescence is the process by which living organisms produce their own light. Using a photographic technique called light painting, you can do a fun activity to engage students to learn about bioluminescence with art.  

Learn how to paint with light in this short video tutorial and read an Ocean Portal blog that suggests ways to use light painting to teach bioluminescence. 

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Submitted by Pere (not verified) on

I have never heard about this technique, I am a teacher and also a painter, I am thinking in using this technique in one of my paintings. I think it could be a success.