phosphorescent paint


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phosphorescent paint

[‚fäs·fə′res·ənt pānt]
(materials)
A luminous paint containing phosphors or phosphorogens which requires activation from an outside source of light, depending upon the ability of the chemical to absorb light energy, and to emit it in the form of photons of light.

luminous paint

1. Phosphorescent paint, which, after activation, continues to emit light (even in darkness) for several hours.
2. Fluorescent paint, which has a high light reflectivity because it reflects absorbed ultraviolet energy as visible light.
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Sheets of craft paper, prepunched with an accurate pattern of the northern winter or summer sky (you can buy either), mount in sequence to your ceiling with small chunks of sticky putty You dab each hole with phosphorescent paint (included), then remove stencils and putty.
These were colored bright red, but it might be better still to use phosphorescent paint.
No markers or phosphorescent paint needs to be applied to the actors at the time of recording, and no manpower is required to clean up data and animate the finer details by hand after the shoot.
One room housed film footage from Ghostship, a decommissioned lightship treated with phosphorescent paint that haunted Scotsman's Bay near Dublin for three weeks in 1999, and Stabat Mater, 2004, a performance of Pergolesi's impassioned eighteenth-century composition in a deserted grotto--part industrial quarry, part religious shrine--on the remote island of Valentia, off the southwest coast of Ireland.