View Full Version : Lighting elements in props

08-21-2009, 09:32 AM

I'm planning on putting together a fantasy costume for my first time going in costume, with a magic staff. I've seen some lights used in props + costumes, notably a number of GhostBusters with various lights in their proton packs, and a staff with a glowing crystal.

What kinds of lights would you suggest for costuming and where can they be found?

LEDs are preferred as they don't generate much heat.

Much thanks

08-21-2009, 09:57 AM
Depending on the type of staff you building an easy solution is you used an LED flash light that is thin and put I into the base of the pipe you use as a rod and have it point up towards whatever the head is.

Other simple options.

08-21-2009, 10:11 AM
Cool! That thread has a lot of possibilities. Thanks!