When you experiment with materials, even just play with them, their properties expand your outlet for creative expression. This doesn’t happen when you simply watch them on TV, you need to really use them to learn their characteristics, how they bend, stretch, stick, reflect, and sound. Such is the case with cardboard, spray adhesive, tinfoil and tape. I’ve used these ingredients to build several DIY ringlights and Tent Soft boxes.
So here is new twist, a light mod that sprays light out like a star against a wall. The basic construction is a strip of card with slits in it wrapped in a ‘U’ shape surrounding a toilet roll coated in foil with a flash mount made of popsicle sticks. The band-aid wrapper is the result of using my finger to guide the leatherman saw blade (not all experiments are a success).