The Black Light Effect On Screen – New Art Film Explores The Subject Of “Conception”

June 20, 2012

Conception. Where do original ideas come from? Scientists and mystics alike have pondered the question. Even Hollywood has tackled the subject with the recent blockbuster, Inception. But the answer is still a mystery. This subject of conception is explored in a new art film, appropriately titled Conception, created by Brad Lawrence, who was featured in […]

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This Black Light Art Event Is Totally Beachin’!

May 16, 2012

Usually, the beach is associated with bathing, boarding, and babes in bikinis. But this May 26 and June 23, Dockweiler Beach is doing something new: Black light on the beach. (It’s lucky that Dockweiler Beach happens to be the only L.A. County Beach open at night!) Here’s what’s going down… It’s called Nite-Write, and it’s […]

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Adding An Extra Element of Surprise To “Art In Action”

March 13, 2012

Brian Olsen paints portraits. But he doesn’t sit in a studio, working tediously for hours. He does it in about 4 to 10 minutes… in front of a live audience. Brian works in front of an oversized canvas, sometimes holding six brushes at once, other times using his bare hands, and in a theatrical display […]

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Blacklight Basics: The Truth About “UV Filters”

February 16, 2012

Moving light fixtures often have a “UV Filter”, presumably to create a UV effect. But do they really work? Is it possible to replace a dedicated UV fixture with a moving light fixture equipped with a “UV Filter”? In April 2009 we tackled this issue in an article published in Lighting & Sound America entitled […]

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Happy Holidays! (& Holiday Hours)

December 20, 2011

Happy Holidays from the Wildfire team! We’re grateful for each one of our customers, fans, and followers. May you find plenty of inner peace, love, and joy this holiday season and beyond… “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, […]

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Fighting Gravity: Who Says White Dudes Can’t Jump?

December 8, 2011

Turns out, glowing white men CAN jump… even to the point of defying gravity. With the magical touch of “Fighting Gravity”, these three glowing hooded dudes can fly! Check it out… So what’s the secret to their magic? You guessed it… black light. It takes a team of 13 performers, each with their own unique […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Wildfire Team!

November 22, 2011

Well, it’s Thanksgiving (almost)… …and the Wildfire team would like to express our deepest gratitude to all of our customers and readers. We are truly grateful for your support… and may you experience a joyful celebration of life this holiday weekend! “Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes […]

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Rick Alonzo: An Artist in Motion With a Message of Devotion

November 8, 2011

“A small man with a big heart.” That’s how one person described Rick Alonzo. For the past eleven years, Rick has been showcasing an entertaining blend of martial arts, gymnastics, and… you knew it was coming… black light paint! The result is quite spectacular… take a look: But for Rick, it’s all just a vehicle […]

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UV Paint Mixing Secrets: How To Create Fluorescent Earth Tones

October 26, 2011

Generally, UV (black light) paint comes in colors that for the most part represent the primary spectrum: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, violet, and white. (Wildfire Luminescent Paint also has a hot pink and magenta.) (To complicate matters, there are also the invisible colors, which appear white under normal light and fluoresce their color only […]

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Three Fixtures For The Price Of One: Introducing The New 250W UV Long Throw Series II

October 14, 2011

Spot. Wide Spot. Flood. In the past, you had to purchase three different fixtures to get these three configurations. But now, with the Series II, you get all three in the same fixture, thanks to the new interchangeable reflector design. Instead of buying a completely new fixture, simply change out the reflector. In other words: […]

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