Thursday, January 29, 2009

GloNations' Web Blog

Hi and welcome to GloNations' Blog. We invite you to post any questions you might have about the use of, or techniques used in working with GloNations' phosphorescent products. We hope to advance the use of phosphorescent pigments and glow in the dark mediums as true art forms. The possibilities are endless with these products and we want to help you in anyway we can so you can make informed decisions of your project. Come join us. A world aglow awaits...

273 comments:

  1. Hey, this is a great idea, and I love the new web site. I was wondering if instead of using the paint on the pictures themselves, could you paint the picture frames with glow paint. Just a thought. It may offer a cool rendition to a non-glowing picture. Thanks!

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  2. Hi thanks for your question. You can certianly make your frame glow. Ideally it should be primed with a white primer first then the glow in the dark paint applied. The white primer will bounce or reflect the glow better.

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  3. can you use this to or in painting acar

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  4. Painting a glow in the dark car can be done. Most car painters limit the it to flames, or some detail painting. Some have done full scale cars. They mix our small micro size glow powders in with the clear coat and spray it on after they have taped off the areas they do not want to glow. Thanks for the question.

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  5. can you use this to paint the letters on a keyboard

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  6. Most keyboards I have seen are black so if you want to do it and get a good relection of glow you would have to take the buttons off, paint the tops with a white primer then sand it lightly and apply the glow paint. Putting it on thin enough so the keyboard feel would be the same. Also I would only paint the tops of the keys not the sides of the keys so you do not get any keys to stick.

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  7. when you sending in europe, can you write like a gift?

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  8. are their any permannet glow paints

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  9. We do not recommend using our paint as a glow in the dark skin paint. It is not designed for that.

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  10. Not exactly sure what you mean as permanet? Something that will wear a long time or glow a long time. Most glow in the dark paints will recharge indefinetly and if sealed properly they will last as long as the sealer will allow. Hope this helps.

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  11. my question is the same as above, you're saying that once used the paint will simply recharge ad infinitum? or after a while will they fade and simply stop until you reapply a fresh coat?

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  12. The glow in the dark paint and powders will recharge forever. Just expose to light and in a dark room they will glow for hours.

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  13. Hi GloMan, I'm wanting to make a glass soda bottle glow as if the liquid inside was irradiated. It doesn't matter if the medium is actually liquid, a solid, a gel or just an inner coating. I just want a non-degradeable filling that would cure evenly inside a glass bottle. It should retain it's daytime color as it does in the dark. Any ideas? Thanks!

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  14. Some people make gel candles with glow in the dark powder and use "Penreco" candle gel. You can also find gel candle making kits at Michaels or Hobby Lobby add our glow in the dark powder and there you have it. Be careful you have to melt the gel so it gets hot. When it cools it will form a thick clear gel.

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  15. Would it be possible to mix in the Super Phos Pigmented Paint instead of the Phos powder? I want it to have color in the daytime. Would the paint mix thoroughly with the gel medium?

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  16. Hi K the glow in the dark paint and the candle gel would not be compatibale. To get a color you could add a dye. Food coloring could work Do you want it to looking like a coke or mt dew. If you want it to look like a coke could be difficult mt dew looking would be easiest because the color is more transparent.

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  17. Thanks for taking the time to answer, Gloman! I want the "soda" to look blue in the daytime and glow blue at night. It doesnt matter if the "soda" is opaque or translucent, solid or liquid, as long as the stuff withstands being placed near windows or household lamps. I'm wanting to recreate a prop from the video game Fallout 3, but I think this would be a good discussion for anyone wanting to create an non-electronically assisted glowing liquid. Here's a link to a screenshot of said game: http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/fallout/images/0/0f/Nuka-Cola_Quantum.jpg

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  18. Hi K: You could also use hair gel,blue food coloring and our glow in the dark powder mix it all together and that I believe this will work good too. Hope the helps.

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  19. I'm planning to use glow paint to decorate a flower pot, but I'm not artistic enough to know the difference between water- and solvent-based paints. I realize you have a motivation to favor water-based paint, as that is what is offered here, but does it make a difference which I use for this sort of application? I'm planning on decorating a white glazed flower pot, so the paint won't be directly on the terra cotta. Thanks for your help in advance.

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  20. Hello,

    I would like to use pigmented paint to cover a pair of headphones for a client who is a DJ and uses them daily. I am concerned about wear on the finish. How, and with what products, do you recommend I seal the paint job to maximize its lifespan?

    Thanks!

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  21. Hey Tyler:
    Painting on the flower pot with glow in the dark paint or any paint for that matter will be tricky. The glaze will make it very hard for the glow paint to stick to it. If you want to paint a flower pot I would paint on that has been primed with white paint, not fired and then seal it with clear spray sealer. Either Water or solvent should work fine.

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  22. Hi Ry:
    Your right sealing the glow paint is key here. We always like to use spray sealer when possible. It is very easy to use and comes in water base formulas.

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  23. Hey Steven: Although our glow in the dark paint is not toxic and waterbased and washable it is not designed for prolonged use on the skin.

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  24. What is the highness rating for the glow in mcd (microcandela)? And is this legal on cars and bike's?

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  25. The intial mcd/m2 is 12,000 and falls off from there. Our glow in the dark products are perfectly legal for cars and bikes. The more visible the better.

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  26. Don't have a question, but a comment. I was searching on line for glow in the dark paint and found your site. I recently ordered the sampler pack of the paints (non pigmented) and powders. This stuff ROCKS!!!! I'm finding various crafty uses for both types. My hubby just sat and laugh at me when I made him turn out all the lights just to show him the glowing powders. Are you interested in Crafty Ideas for future customers?

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  27. Hi Cass: We are very pleased that you are enjoying our glow in the dark products. Yes send all your art and craft ideas and post them here. If you want to send pictures we will post them on the website.

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  28. I stumbled on this site and this is perfect for a large installation piece I'm planning! I'm so excited! I'd like to order a couple of ounces of paint, but what would a general quote be for a shipment to Toronto, Canada?

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  29. Sorry, a few more questions. How much surface area can an ounce cover? And will diluting the paint with water destroy the effect of the glow or will it result in the glow becoming weaker?

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  30. Hey Can i Put this on my shoes? also are there any colors that are completly clear in the day, but glow at night?

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  31. Hi ischkabibble: Our shipping calculator will now tell you what the shipping will be. As for the coverage of our glow in the dark paint it is
    At a 5 mil thickness coat.
    Approximately 300 sq. ft. per gallon.
    Approximately 80 sq. ft. per quart.
    Approximately 40 sq. ft. per pint.
    Approximately 2 sq. ft. per 1 oz
    You can dilute the paint with up to 10% water. By adding water it will dispurse the glow crystals in it and can cut back on the glow as the more concentrated the glow in the dark particles the brighter the glow. Hope this helps.

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  32. Hi Sneakerhead.
    Our glow in the dark paint will work on sneakers. Just let it dry really really good. It works best on the canvas type. Our pigmented comes in very vibrant colors and the unpigmented is cool when you do not want people to notice it, then in a dark club or room they glow. Sweet!

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  33. What about on some air force 1's by nike. Like a leather surface?

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  34. Thanks for the quick answers, one more question, what is the difference between daytime invisible versus the super phos paint??

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  35. Hi Sneakerhead: Because the Nikes' are treated and somewhat slick. You will need to scuff them up with a very fine grit sand paper to make it work. Lightly work the paper over the area you what to paint with the glow in the dark paint and then apply.

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  36. Hi Ischkabibble: "Super Phos" simply stands for super phosphorescent, our products have phosphors in them. They are also called photoluminescent by some. Both mean that they absorb UV energy and slowly release that energy over time. This allows it to glow in the dark. Daytime invisable simply means that against a white background they are much less noticeable because the paints or powders are white or off white in color and glow blue, red, green etc for instance. Our pigmented paints are red, blue green etc in the daylight and glow those colors in the dark.

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  37. Hi there! I need to paint the second hand of a wall clock for my photo darkroom. Is your paint safe for a darkroom? It should not expose the film, right? Let me know, thanks!

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  38. Can this be used for an outdoor basketball rim? If so would you have to prime with white, paint with glo, clear coat for weather protection?

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  39. I have a set of Bean Bag Boards and would like to paint the edges of the boards as well as a circle around the hole. What is the best weather-resistant sealer to use over the top of this product and what would the recommended procedure be? Very interested in this product!! Also, My bean bags are made of a canvas material, what is the best way to apply this product to them? Thank you for your Time.

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  40. Another Q, and I'm sorry, but out of curiosity which color of either unpigmented or pigmented glows the brightest? Maybe it's relative to the amount used more so than anything but surely one has to be slightly brighter than another in an average night time setting? Again thank you for your time.

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  41. I was wondering if your glow paint can be recharged by other sources of light besides just sun light such as L.E.D. lights?

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  42. Hi Stufftodoinla: If you want to paint the second hand so it will glow in the dark room I would remove the hand if possible. Spray it with a clear polyurathane. Let that get tacky for a minutes then dust it with our glow in the dark powder. Shake off the excess glow powder and spray again with the clear polyurathane to seal the powder in. Make sure to shake of the excess so it does not make the hand to heavy. And also spray with light coats of poly. It will not affect the exposure of the film. Thanks

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  43. Hi Nathanjk: Making a Corn Hole game glow in the dark can be done pretty easily. Just paint a 2 inch white line around the edges and hole let it dry. Then with our paint paint over the white lines and let that dry. The white line will bounce or reflect the glow paint best. Then you can seal with any clear waterbased polyurathane. Green is the brightest glower so we recommend it. Also,ambient light will detract from the glow, so the game should be in an extremely dark area. There is a difference between "dark" and "dim" Hope this helps. Thanks

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  44. Hi Stickmanpl: It is best to have white base coat for all glow in the dark paint jobs to get the best reflection. Also remember ambient light will detract from the glow, so the game should be in an extremely dark area. There is a difference between "dark" and "dim" Hope this helps. Thanks GloNation.com

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  45. Hi Aussiboy3

    UV led's work great to recharge the paint. Flourescents work well also, Blacklight are extremely rich in UV light so that are perfect to charge the glow in the dark products.
    Thanks
    GloNation.com

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  46. Hi,
    How would your product work on a ceiling that is Sky blue durning the day? I don't want the glo paint to show up during the day at all if possible, just after the lights go out. This is going to be for a small child's room so i am not too concerned that it glows really bright..just enough to be a 'night sky'. the other thing is the texture on the ceiling is popcorn type will this affect the look of the finished product?

    Thanks.
    New Mom to be.

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  47. I am also interested about the translucence of the paint. I wanted to paint a cloud mural using light blue and white then put your glow product on top for night time viewing. Do you have anyone that has sent picture of this technique that you can share?

    Thanks,

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  48. Hi Nogames01 and uN3.QwxshPgaa7fqiADK6_ydEzInht6YuBSdqg--

    The best way to match up glow in the dark paint to a ceiling that is painted other than white is to use GloNations unpigmented paints then add Createx Transparent airbrush paint. For best results match up the glow color with the day color. Glonations blue glow paint with a sky blue Createx paint for example. Just add a couple of drops to pigment it and stir. This should get you close to the color Where you have white clouds just leave the paint unpigmented. Our pigmented paint in the products section might be colored close to the same color blue you might be using also. I will see if we have a picture. I know it has be accomplished this way before. Hope this helps

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  49. I see last two guys actually covered the first of my questions. I plan to paint the ceiling in very, very deep purple/navy blue. Having read your response to previous questions, should I assume if I leave the glow paint as-is on the ceiling, during the day it will appear white and not transparent? If I got it right, the trick with adding airbrush paint is to produce close to daytime background color, instead of making it somehow transparent? Thus I need to repeat this color-matching process for all colors I plan to use, right?

    Question two: if I got it right, your glow paint contains phosphors that charge off the day light. So it should not need black light or any other UV light source to make it visible at night?

    Question three: when you say it needs to be sealed to last, do you mean a coat layer of some sort should be applied over it once painting is done?

    Question four: if next year I decide to repaint the ceiling, say in white, would it be enough just to cover with two layers of regular paint for the glow to disappear, or is there something special I need to do?

    Thanks.

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  50. Hey Ivailo:
    Question 1) Ideally glow in the dark paint reflects best when painted on a white back ground. The darker the area the glow in the dark paint is painted on,the less reflection the glow will be. Also yes you will need to add the airbrush pigment for each of the colors you use to match it up properly to be unnoticeable on your dark background.
    Question 2 The glow paint can charge off many light sources. The ones rich in UV work best. The sun, and a blacklight are extremely rich in UV light energy. In doing a star mural we alway recommend 2 things to make it look its best and charge it to the Max. 1) keep the room as dark as possible. The darker the better and 2) Use a form of uplighting. The paint releases energy while it stores it, just at different levels. So, as the sun goes down and the room receives less UV energy and paint is still putting it out. So it will not be as bright say as if you blasted it with sunlight and then really darkened the room the paint would be at its peak energy output and be its brightest. So just before you or the person with the glowing ceiling mural goes to bed it is recommended you charge it with some type of light for max brightness.
    Question 3) If the paint is indoors and will not get wet there is no need to seal it.
    Question 4) Depending on how thick you put it on it could need some scraping and a light sanding. Then if the ceiling is purple or blue you will need some KILZ primer to cover it so that should be fine. Hope this info helps.

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  51. I have a wall that I want to paint that has a large LB drawn on it. I want to outline the letters in black and the inside to glow white. What would I need and how would I do it?
    Any suggestions?
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/37695566@N07/3468999435/

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  52. Hi Mandy: It appears from your photo that this is indoor and it is about 8 feet tall and 4 feet wide and is on a mansonary wall. Can you tell us what type of sheen you would like it on it. This will allow us to direct you to the correct medium.

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  53. Hi, I was looking to make glow in the dark crystals by using super saturated liquid (like using borax or alum). Would it be possible to add the glow powder into the the solution and the glow powder to be inside the crystals that grow?

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  54. I was hoping for it to be shiny, but it is not important.

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  55. Hi Kyukyoku:

    You can add the glow in the dark powder to anything that will dry clear and allow light to get to the glow powder crystals to charge them. Glow in the dark powder are really tiny crystals themselves that absorb light energy and slowly release it over time. It should work.

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  56. Hi Mandy. What you can do is mix our white glow in the dark powder with Sherman Williams Faux Glazing fluid. Then paint that on with a brush.Then when that is perfectly dry I would seal it with Krylon Clear Spray sealer to preserve it. White is not the longest or strongest glower. Green is the brightest and longest glowing. Hope this helps.

    GloNation
    Glow in the dark products

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  57. If I use unpigmented paint on a white t-shirt say with hand prints and outline them, will that work? Do I have to seal paint on t-shirts? What's the best application of your paints on black t-shirts? Pigmented first with unpigmented over or around the paint?

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  58. i am interested in using the glow powders on my sneakers but i was wondering if i mixed say the white unpigmented into a colored medium would it glow that color or just glow white? or if i mixed any other unpigmented color into a colored medium will it glow that color or be blocked out?

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  59. Hi, I was just wondering if you could give plants the glow paint to make them glow in the dark. Like you can change a colour of a plant by giving it food colouring over a long period of time. Also, it this the kind of paint that can be reused, not like glow sticks.

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  60. Hi Stephanie and Family
    Our glow in the dark paint is perfect for t-shirts. Simply paint it on and let it dry completely and it is ready to wear and wash. On black T's If you use unpigmented glow paint it will show up as white on the t. Because it is a black background it will still glow but just not as brightly. You could try the unpigmentd first and pigmented over that layer but I am not sure that will enhance it much more.

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  61. Hi Kick Girl:

    Anytime you mix any glow in the dark product powder, paint or chemcial. with a medium that has an opaque pigment in it, it will obscure the glow because the pigment will cover the glow powder that is in the pigmented, unpigmented paints or powders. Best bet is to mix our powder with what is called a transparent paint or purchase our pigmented paint.

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  62. Hi Kenneth:

    To make glow in the dark plants, paint is not the way to go. You have to bury the powder in the roots so they can absorb them. The only plant I know that has successfully accomplished this has been bean sprouts. Scoop some glow fine mesh glow powder into the grow medium and cover over with the dirt. Our glow in the dark products all are rechargeable.

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  63. Hi Gloman, I just placed and order, will I get an tracking number with this to track the package?? and can u send this as a gift! I forgot to mention this .... please contact me I just placed it, its for the netherlands

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  64. Hi Jason:
    Please email us at gloman@glonation.com for all business related concerns. This forum is for advice and projects ideas on how to use our glow in the dark products.
    Thanks
    Troy

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  65. I did, but the mail bounced back because your mail box is full...

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  66. Hello GloMan :)
    I've recently painted a shirt with some other GITD paint and it washed out in the washing machine, even though it said it was permanent after 72 hours of drying (which I gave it a week). Will yours do the same? Which would be best for shirts, and will it last through the washing machine? If so, how long do I have to let it dry, and do I have to heat press it? Thanks a bunches.

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  67. I tried emailing some questions I have to sales@glonation.com, technical@glonation.com, and gloman@glonation.com. All of the emails keep coming back to me as "Undeliverable." Please help.

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  68. Hello Gloman,

    We've recently tried to email and call about purchasing some glow powder for a project we're trying to get off the ground next week. Our emails ran into the same problem as above - they're bouncing back no matter what glonation.com address we send them to. We've made a couple of phone calls but have yet to receive a response. Hoping to hear back from you soon!

    Thank you,
    Jon Z

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  69. Hey Gloman,

    I received your paint I ordered blue zinc red and white, I have too say, the white is NOT white at all...its greenish ? Im not sure whether this came packed already or you scooped it yourself, but let me know..

    Next thing is I want to mix the Zinc Red Glow powder with some thing I can paint with, can u recommend something? I read somewhere u said before transparant coating or paint, but does it need to be a specific transparant coating or paint, do I need to keep eye on an substance inside the transparant paint/coating NOT to mix it with? Or will any do?

    Im glad I received your paint very fast, but too bad the white one was green ?

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  70. i wanted to paint the rims on my bike a green that glows green at night but i didnt know what paint to use? and what would i need to do to prep the rim?

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  71. Is it possible to mix any of your glo products with something that will make it safe to use on skin?

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  72. 1) What are the differences between the "Super Groovy UV Glow Powder" and the "Glow Powder"?

    2) Is the "Super Groovy UV Glow Powder" transparent in the daytime? I want a star to be a deep midnight blue in the daytime and glow an ultraviolet blue in the dark.

    3) How bright will the "UV Glow Powder" glow if it is mixed with a clear medium and applied over a dark color like a deep midnight blue?

    4) What is your best color of the "UV Glow Powder" for an ultraviolet blue glow?

    5) Can the "pigmented glow paints" be mixed together to achieve a deep midnight blue in the daytime and an ultraviolet blue glow in the dark? For instance, can the "violet" and the "blue" be mixed to achieve this?

    6) How long will it take to receive your products?

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  73. I have your unpigmented 6x1oz sampler pack andmust say I am enjoying these. Just a couple of questions.

    1)What's the best way to charge these (other than on a bright day in the sun. Any specific type of light or just the brightest you can find?)

    2)What length of glow can I expect for said charge? (differs by each paint.)

    3)How do we apply? So there is a layer of white on the surface or painted in thinnish so it's clearer?

    4)If using as body paint (against regular instructions) would it still glow well and charge just by sitting in a lit up room?

    Sorry to add to your question list that just keeps growing but this would really help me :P

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  74. To help out Jeannine:

    1) What are the differences between the "Super Groovy UV Glow Powder" and the "Glow Powder"?

    UV means ultra violet. I assume these only glow in UV light (known as black light). They probably don't glow in the dark but glow in black light.

    2) Is the "Super Groovy UV Glow Powder" transparent in the daytime? I want a star to be a deep midnight blue in the daytime and glow an ultraviolet blue in the dark.

    I assume the powders would be a white or just off white tinge. If you want to do that you should buy the already made pigmented paint. These glow the color they are during the day.

    3) How bright will the "UV Glow Powder" glow if it is mixed with a clear medium and applied over a dark color like a deep midnight blue?

    From what I gather, the glow paint, powder et.c doesn't glow nearly as well with a dark background. Again I reccommend you buy the pigmented blue paint and re paint the star.

    4) What is your best color of the "UV Glow Powder" for an ultraviolet blue glow?

    If your still set on buying the UV type. Then all you can choose between for a blue color are blue or violet. Pick which one suits your project.

    5) Can the "pigmented glow paints" be mixed together to achieve a deep midnight blue in the daytime and an ultraviolet blue glow in the dark? For instance, can the "violet" and the "blue" be mixed to achieve this?

    That doesn't even make much sense (no offence). But anyway, as stated in the FAQ, you can't very well mix the colors. Go have a look at the FAQ for more info.

    6) How long will it take to receive your products?

    Mine took just over one week and I live in AUS. It should not take more that 1-2 weeks if you live the farest possible away from the supplier.

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  75. 31st of may since gloman last wrote here...

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  76. hea, i was wondering is any of your products soluble in water?

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  77. Hi Everyone:

    We experienced some technical probls that hopefully have been resolved. I will atempt to answer all the questions stated Sorry again for the slow response

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  78. Hi Jason the email problem is solved so we should receive all the question and issues. The White glow in the dark paint or powder so not look green. Perhaps we sent the wrong type. Please send it back and we will replace it.

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  79. Hi Wingedhamham

    Our glow in the dark paint will work well on T's and fabric. Alot depends on what type of fabric it is placed on and how thick it is applied. We recommend putting it on about half as thick as a dime. Then do not ring wash and dry it flat or on a hanger.

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  80. Hi chrisisdopee:
    Prepping is key here. Are your rims chrome, or the hard plastic? If they are chrome I would ditch the idea of painting them. To hard to make it adhear to it. If they are the hard plastic. You can sand the rims down with a fine grit paper then spray them white for a good reflection coat. Then mix our glow powder with a acrylic clear coat. Then either spray or brush on.

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  81. Hi Jennie:

    I hope I answered all your questions over the phone. If not repost or call again.

    Thanks

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  82. Hey Luvmati:

    All of our product are not toxic and not redioactive but because it is not designed for ue on the body we do not reccommend prolonged direct contact with the skin. What many performance artist use is a garment called a body shock. Very tight fitting and sheer and you can paint the glow paint directly on it.

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  83. Hi lost1010:
    1) Any bright light will charge the paint, a black light because it is rich in UV is the best after the sun.
    2) The wave lengths do differ but in the range of 300-600 unm will do it nicely
    3)As stated above we do not recommend using on the skin.
    4) UV powder and GID powder are very different. UV powders only glow while a black light is shinning on them. The GID powder will glow while the light is on and will continue to glow after the light is turned off.

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  84. What product do i use to make shoes glo

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  85. Hi Lil:
    Our glow in the dark paint works well with canvas gym shoes. With leather you need to scuff it up a bit with a very fine grit sandpaper for it to adhear best.

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  86. Is it possible to continuously charge a clear panel from the opposite side?
    e.g. Paint a clear window with glow paint, and shine a light on the opposite side so that from the front the panel is a non-stop glow. Or, paint a clear tube with glow paint and shine a light up the tube.

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  87. hea, i was wondering is any of your products soluble in water?

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  88. Hey,I was wondering if the glow in the dark powder would be safe to mix with hair gel, basically what I am asking is if it is safe to put on your hair.

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  89. Hi Charles:
    Yes to paint a glow in the dark panel or glass will work and be charge by light coming from the other side and both sides will glow. As long a the panel is clear.

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  90. Hi Noiwontletgo:
    No glow powders are soluble in water. They are cyrstals and have to have a mass inorder to absorb UV light energy and release it. So if you put the glow in the dark powder in water it will simply sink to the bottom of the glass or container. It will glow in the bottom of the glass but all the water in the container will not glow.

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  91. Sorry about the last blog I addressed it to the worng person asking the question.

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  92. Using glow in the dark powder or paints on ones body or hair. We get this alot. As a company we do not recommend using our glow products on any part of the body. They are not toxic or radioactive but were not developed for this purpose.

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  93. Question: Is your product the same chemical those lightning bugs use in they tails? If so, y'all need to ship some down here to Tupelo cause they light show aint as bright as it usually is.

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  94. Hey, I had a bit of question for you gloman, I want to paint my room the color navy blue, and I wanted to put glow in the dark stars and planets like not use soo much, but here and there, so its like nice hehe. I was wondering if you had any suggestion on which paint to use and which kind of stuff to use for that? and how much will it cost for the shipping in Ottawa, Canada?

    Sylvie (sylvie.labrie@gmail.com)

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  95. Gloman,

    Can you use the powders with hot glass (bead making)?

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  96. Hi I have a question about the shipping cost since I live in South Korea. how much will it cost me?

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  97. Question: I asked in using the glow powder in making crystals you said they are not soluble in water. What can I dissolve the powder into? Is it alcohol soluble?

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  98. Rondell
    The main ingredient in glow in the dark items are phosphors like strontium or zinc activated with a dopant. This excites the atoms to make it glow. The stuff in lighting bugs is call Bioluminenscense which is a chemical excite by electrial current coming from the bug itself. Our powder needs UV energy to excite the atoms then it stores that energy and slowly realeases it.

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  99. Hi Sylvie
    Glow paint works best and is least noticeable against a white background. Because of the bounce factor or reflection of the glow white background is best. You can ue our pigmented blue glow paint but to match the color exactly with be difficult.

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  100. Kyukyoku:
    The glow powder itself is a crystal and work it has to stay intact. If it disolved it would loose it mass and not function. What can be done is to use the smallest particle size glow powder a 5-15 micron and mix that in with you crystal mixture. Hope this helps.

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  101. Hi Joon:

    GloNation's shipping is dependant on weight and is calculated via our payment processor.
    Thanks

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  102. Hi Cass:

    The Green and Aqua glow powders will work in hot glass up to 2000 cent. The other powder will work at around 1500 cent. The advice we get from our glass customers. Is not to cool the project and not keep the glass at 2000 cent for long periods. Once mixed cool right away. Hope this helps.

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  103. Thank you gloman, really appreciate it, but do you know how much the shipping will cost in Ottawa, Ontario Canada?

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  104. Hey Gloman, a friend and I are planning for halloween and want to be the coolest kids on the block so we have some questions.

    If we use the glow in the dark paint on fabric what type of fabric would be best?

    Will the paint recharge indefinatly or will it fade over time?

    What care is recomended as far as washing?

    Thank you so much!

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  105. Hi Everyone: We had some questions about the difference between our glow powders so hear is the skinny. We sell two differnt types of powder. UV/Blacklight reactive powder and Phosphorescent powder. The UV is only reactive or glows under the blacklight. The Phosphorescent glow powder absorbs Ultra Violet light energy and slowly realeases that energy in the form of light over time. So for example, if you take the powder to bright light like the sun then take it to a very dark room it will glow because it is releasing the light energy. A blacklight will charge phosphorescent powder because it is high in UV light energy. But the UV powder will only react under a Blacklight.

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  106. Hey Browyn: The glow in the dark paint works best on cotton fabric. The paint will be able to reharge over and over and will not fade. We recommend hand wash and drying flat.

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  107. hi,
    i need to work on some fine detailed project.

    which one of the product line has the smallest grain size or mesh?

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  108. Hi SeXy: I take it that you are talking about the glow in the dark powder. We can supply any micron size you require. Let us know what you need and we set you up.

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  109. Hi Gloman,

    Can your paints be used on fishing lures? and would you recommend sealing them? BTW - they are water based???

    THanks,

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  110. Hi Joe: You can use our paint for lures they are waterbased and I would recommend spraying with Krylon clear spray sealer. Tthis will seal it very nicely

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  111. Hi there,

    I make wooden canoe paddles and was thinking it would be sweet to make a glowing design on them. I had a couple of questions, though. For maximum effect, the areas that I use the glow paint on should be first painted with a white primer, correct? Any specific kind?
    Also, to preserve the wood of the paddles, I use several coats of a clear spar urethane to seal them from water. Will this significantly effect the glow of the paint?

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  112. how long will the glow in the dark paint glow?life time?or years?
    because some luminous thing,after a long time it will glow dimmer or not glow at all.

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  113. Hey RBL:
    It does not matter what type of white primer you use for a base coat for glow in the dark paint. Also the spar urethane will not effect the glow of the product. The UV inhibators will slightly effect the charging time but not the glow. We have only found very slight changs even the charging of the paint.
    Thanks

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  114. Hi xii03d3vil

    The long glowing effect will deminish overtime but the 1/2 life of the product has not really been determined because the first batch of the powder is still glowing and that has been many many years ago.

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  115. I bought the pigmented glow paints to put on a shirt for a party with UV lights. Will it glow?

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  116. I've seen you write about the "charging time" a lot; is there actually a standard length of time that the paint needs to be exposed to sunlight to be "fully charged"? Or at least an approximate time?

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  117. Hey RBL

    The charging rule for glow in the dark products is 15 mins espousure for a full charge.

    Thanks
    Troy
    GloNation

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  118. I am wondering what you would recommend for a golf ball .. I play early in the morning and have problems seeing the ball prior to the sun coming up ..

    I assume you would spray it with some sort of clear coat once it is painted.

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  119. Hey Frank:
    For glow in the dark golf balls I would try spraying the golf ball with Krylon Clear let that get tacky then dust the ball with our Green Super Phos glow powder very evenly. Shake off all the excess and let dry. Then spray the ball with the Krylon clear to seal it. Let that dry. Then hit em long and hit em straight. I recommend the TaylorMade Premium Demo Tour Burner Driver it even lets a hack like me hit them straighter.
    Enjoy
    Troy

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  120. Thanks for the tip GloMan ... I am going to purchase the product today ... in fact I just may go into the glow golf ball business :) ..will let you know how it works for me ..

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  121. I'd like to use the glow-in-the-dark powder for airbrushing. Can I mix the powder with any airbrush paint? Or can it be any color transparent paint or must it be clear?

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  122. Hi Oeuvreofodd

    We recommend using Createx Transparent Colors. Mix with our fine mesh glow powders of simular glow color. When you order the powder simply email us and let us know you need the fine mesh glow powder.

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  123. Thanks for your response. What about Createx Clear Coat? Can that be mixed with your powder?

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  124. Hey GloMan, I'm on the Prom comittee at my school and we're doing a outer space/ retro starlight theme. I'm planning on using your glow paint on the decorations, but I was wondering if it would work fine on styrofoam and as well if you guys did bulk discounts for schools as our budget is limited. Thanks

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  125. hi GloMan!

    i'm sure you've heard of the Halloween craft where you make the cheesecloth ghosts. Stiffy used to make a glow-in-the-dark version of their fabric stiffener for this project, but it is no more. but now that i have found this high grade glow in the dark stuff, i can have EXTREME cheesecloth ghosts, and use it for my other halloween porch decorations! yay!

    what i was wondering is, would it be better to add some powder to the Stiffy liquid itself and then do the project, or should i make the ghost and then paint a layer of the unpigmented paint onto it? the cheesecloth is white and the Stiffy dries mostly clear, a bit opaque, as far as i know. i wish i could tell you what is in Stiffy, but the internet can't/won't tell me. :(

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  126. Hi...
    I want to make a star ceiling into my son´s room , as far as I can see it will be better if the ceiling is white right?
    It charge with sun light and also with regular light?
    Wich it will be the better choice of doing this?
    I´m not very artistic so I want to do a easy and nice job.
    And do you have another way of payment besides credit card?

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  127. Hello.
    Im wondering would it be posiblle to use any of this colours to use on a party .?
    Like for exmp. putting it on your body\clothes,..
    Would the colour ruin the clothes or can it harm your skin or anythin like that ?
    If its posiblle to use it, which would you recommend. ?
    thankyou.

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  128. Is there such a thing as a glow in the dark paint for glassware that can be bake/air cured to permanency to be "dishwasher/top rack safe"?
    I've seen permanent, bake-on glass paints & glow in the dark paints, but not one that was both.
    Please inform. Thank you.

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  129. Hi, I just finished painting planets all over my son's walls. It would be really cool if there was a clear substance I could paint over them so that the colors I have would still be visible, but it would glow in the dark. Is there a way to do this? Thanks!
    Lisa

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  130. Hi ! I just purchased some glow in the dark powder... am thinking of painting some glow stripes on my new bike. Tell me, is there a particular clear coat you suggest ? Should I spray clear coat, dust on the powder while its wet, let it dry and then clear coat again , Or is there a particular adhesive you recommend ? Also... how much powder do you recommend per square inch ?

    thanks :)
    -Amanda

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  131. Hi, I've just bought some Super Phos Green, glow paint locally and want to paint it onto my horses' waterproof rugs they wear out in the fields (to mark them against theft!). Will this be OK to just paint on & will it be waterproof? I don't want to use a sealer as the rugs are breathable & waterproof (& expensive)! Any suggestions? I cannot heat seal as I've just melted a brand new rug trying that with another make! Many thanks, Maverickp2c2
    e

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  132. I am a fantasy artist, sculptor and eye maker. I discovered your product site while surfing the net.

    Some of my questions have been answered on this blog as well as your FAQ, But my interest is in finding the best glowing product that would work in my casting process with polyester resins. I think your product would be stellar in my Dragon Eyes that I cast. My question is this:

    "Is there any transparent crystals that can be suspended in my resin, that will not obscure my bottom layer image?"

    My casting process is composed of layers, and I really want the eyes to glow, but allow the detail of the iris, and more important the pupils to stay visible, either in daylight, or when glowing at night.

    http://undermydreamingtree.blogspot.com/

    I have many high hopes by investing in your product, and want to use it in many creative ways. Any collaboration, and assistance is greatly appreciated! I see very great potential in it, and hope to hear back very soon.

    Thank you! Amanda of Dreaming Tree Studio

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  133. Can your Glo Powders be added to powder coating finishes?

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  134. Hey Glowman!

    I am a painter and I work with Oils and Acrylics.
    I am thinking of mixing some glow in the dark paint with my acrylic paintings. would I be able to mix colors with glow paint? would this mute the color a little or completely? I don't want to use the color on the whole painting, just on key sections.

    also would I be able to use the same sealants for both?

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  135. Hi, i am a DJ, and thought it would be neat if my headphone cable glow in the dark, if i primer the cable (which is made of a plastic or rubber, im not sure) would the paint stay on. and what if i use gray primer, will it still glow bright

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  136. Hey OeuvreofOdd : Sorry for the slow response. You can certianly mix in our glow in the dark powders with createx clear. It works with any clear medium.

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  137. Hi Lorelei:

    Mixing our glow powder with "Stiffy Liquid" Should work as long is dries clear. This will aid in it being able to absorb light and glow. For outdoor decorations we recommend that it should be hung in a very dark area and continuly recharged by light for best effect.

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  138. Hi Amanda of Dreaming Tree Studio:

    There are no such transparent phosphorescent crystals but what might work is to establish a light color background and apply the glow powders to that then pour your resins overtop of that. Let me know how that works and I will attmept to continue to help.

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  139. Hi Alexis:

    Glow in the dark powder coats are created by mixing a very fine mesh/micron glow powder with a clear powder coating mixture. They are then electrostaticly sprayed on to metal objects then heated to adhear to the object. Hope this ifo helps.

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  140. Hi Francisco:

    We recommend mixing our glow in the dark powders with acrylics that have transparent color pigments. Mixing with an oil base very opaque paint will really cover up the powders and not allow the powder to absorb or expell the light energy. Give my friend Jason Buroker an email at www.jasonburoker.com and he will be able to give you some really good advise.

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  141. Hi Richard.
    Painting rubber or plastic flexible cables does not work very well. Because you are in a club environment you might try our UV powders mix them with a flexible style polyurthane and apply that to the cable. It will make the cable somewhat stiffer but the black lights in the area will make the glow and could look pretty Jucie.

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  142. where can i get flexible style polyurthane

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  143. I have recently painted my bike with Rust-Oleum brand "specialty glow in the dark" latex paint. I bought a 7 oz. can for 8 dollars at a local hardware store, and I put about 5 layers on to find that the glow is not as bright as I want it to be. The glow also lasts for a mere 4 hours. I want this bike to look like kryptonite, so i found your site. I was looking at buying your 4 oz Super Phos Green paint, but I am worried that it may not be enough to paint the whole bike.

    Also, the original color of the bike is a neon green...I am wondering if priming the bike with white primer is neccesary to get the effect I want. Thanks!

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  144. Hi. In your FAQ you write that glow paints can't be mixed and that layering should be used. How would you go about creating a pink glow? Diluted white glowing paint on a layer of glowing red or violet?

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  145. Hey GloMan,
    I also purchased some of the 'Big Box' store paints, only since I did not have time for your to come in before Hallloween. I was thoroughly disappointed in that stuff. I am trying to paint 'glow in the dark' lightning bolts (the natural looking ones) with an air brush on a RC truck body. Will the Liquitex Medium still allow the flexibility of the Lexan, and for that matter, could I use your paint instead of buying the powder and mixing it myself. I did not see where it said the micron size of the powder in the pre-mix paints. What is your suggestion. I think I will try it either way, but maybe just make sure there is a lexan specific paint sealer applied overtop of the glow paint.

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  146. Hey Gloman, I want to use your paint to paint my golf balls so I can play at night. I'm wondering if the paint will hold the surlyn surface and if it will get worn off too quickly when I hit the ball. Also, which color is the brightest???

    Thanks,
    johnny

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  147. Hi,
    I was wondering what sealer you recommend when using glow paint.
    Cady

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  148. Hey Insanity: The one thing with anything glow in the dark product is that it is true to its name. "Glows in the DARK" many people want items that will be viewed outside to glow intensily with gid paints.Cars, bikes and alike. There is alot of ambiant light ie: street lights, signs, the moon etc that will over power evne the most potent glow products.If you want you bike to glow in the garage glow paints will work but if you want it to glow on the street it will probably not be that noticeable. I would mix our fine mesh powder in with a automotive clear and spray it on for best results. It being neon green the color of the powder should not affect it. We always recommend testing this technique before you full scale spray to see if it gives you what you need. Hope this helps.
    GloNation

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  149. Hey Glen:

    To get the lightning bolts to pop. I would tape off the lightning bolts, spray with clear adheadsive then dust on our glow powder. Shake off the excess let it dry abit and then repeat the step finishing with just an application of clear to seal it all in. This should make them glow nicely.

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  150. Hi Johnny Five.
    It is pretty easy to make golf balls glow. The trick it to not affect the balls flight and make sure it is durable enough to withstand getting hit with a hunk of metal at 100 mph. The ideal is to add the glow powder to the clear pvc that the ball is made from and use compression molding to form it. Not happening unless you have a plastic injection molding business. I would try the dusting technique I told glen above. Spray with a clear and sprinkle the powder on. Use a portable hand held black light to charge them. Then Hit em straight.

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  151. Hi Cady:

    If you using our paint for art work. You can use the spray sealer or Liquitex clear sealer or varnish. Thanks for your question.

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  152. Hey!
    I am making a big sculpture out of many layers of chicken wire. It will be outside. I want to paint it so it has some color during the day.

    1. I need the glow to last through the night. Is this possible?
    2. What if it's an overcast day...no sunlight?
    3. If that won't charge it, then how long would I need to put light on it?
    4. Would a strong flashlight/torch do it or would I need a floodlight?

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  153. Hi,

    I want to make some print with this ink but had a question first.
    I was just wondering if the ink is activated the minute is taken out of the container? If I wanted the glow effect to kick in later, can I make the print and store in the dark? Is there any way to gain time like this, so I can finish all my prints and have them glowing at the same time?
    Thanks

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  154. Hi,

    I was wondering how long super phos phosphorescent paints would last in a dark room, because the description was pretty confusing to understand or didn't have enough detail. And do you need a black light to recharge them?

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  155. hello! I would like to know: how much do I have t add ($) when ordering from canada?

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  156. hey, i print t- shirts.. i am interested in doing some glow in the dark designs for a new line and i have a few questions...do u have paints for this use? are they machine washable once completely dry and set? will the glow continue after washing? and how do I go about getting it shipped to the Caribbean? and what are the shipping costs? thanx in advance!

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  157. also can these paint be used on darker fabrics, ie. black

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  158. I would like to use your paint on theatre costumes. I am considering using pigmented paint on black material (unless you have a better suggestion). Will the audience members (Theatre seats 1000)see the glow or will I need to add special lighting to enhance it? Will adding black lights help with the "glow" effect or hinder the effect?

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  159. Do you have unpigmented Yellow?

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  160. Hello,
    I want to create a star field and cloud gas on my son's ceiling. I have 2 questions:
    1) What is the size of the constallations in your stencil kit?
    2) His ceiling is painted dark blue. I am okay if the glow paint is visible during the day (it doesn't have to be transparent), but I want to make sure that there will be enough glow power against this dark color to make it worthwhile. Will it work? If so, what paint to do you recommend?

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  161. I'm having a glow in the dark easter egg hunt. Which of your products do you suggest and how would you direct me to go about making them? And, do you have any pictures of glow in the dark easter eggs that you could share?

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  162. Can the paints and/or powders be used with polymer clay?

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  163. Thanks for adding the new information, as well as your analysis. This is why your blog is one of the few I read that I also ever bother to comment on. I don't do it to hear myself talk - I do it because I know you actually listen.
    by Air Jordans

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  164. i just applied few plastic applique kind of things on my sons room wall i was wondering can i make them low in dark by applying some clear thing on them,if i apply the phos powder thing on them with a liquid glow would they glow? and if they would would thier color be seen in dark or juat a white glow would be ther
    thanks

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  165. Hey, I just wanted to know, because I am making a space themed garment for school, what would be the best fabric for the glow paint to be used on? and what type of paint or powder I would be required to use? As this must last for a minimum of 6 months. thank you :)

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  166. hey man i want to use the clear glow paint to paint my pool, is that possible and how can i insure max product life

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  167. hello,i`m from Malaysia, i`m interested with your product, can you email me the price list and how to order from you. You can email me at afieqphat@gmail.com

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  168. Hi! So I'm painting these canvas fabric shoes (Vans types canvas fabric) and if the color is already a Vivid Aqua color in fabric paint, would the Aqua glow ascent it more when it glows in the dark? If not what do you suggest I buy to make the color stand out. Also what type of paint should I buy, pigmented or unpigmented and how many coats to apply? Thanks!!!

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  169. I only intend on using your product to paint my fishing rod tips. Which would be better for this application, the powder that I would need to mix with paint or the premixed paint ? Also what ratio would I mix the paint and which product would have a better shelf life as it may be years before I may need to use it again ?

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  170. Hi, there i have a question that i want to clear out ! Can the unpigmented Glow colors be used with normal color!
    Like i want to use the paint on an orange surface and i want it to stay/show as orange in the day time. I simple terms i want to know whether the color of orange of the surface would show or not in the light even after the Unpigmented paint has been applied?

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  171. Hi! I was wondering which glow in the dark paint was the most suitable to paint on metal. I was also wondering if the paint would absorb artificial light and be able to glow during the day, but in a dark corner.

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  172. I want to embed clear glass pieces in concrete stepping stones and paint the down side. I assume this would work?
    I also want to paint the top side of the concrete. Will a clear stone glaze sealer work OK? I am assuming so, but want to be sure.
    Finally, glowinc.com says their stuff is the brightest. Are theirs brighter than yours?

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  173. Hi, can i mix white glow to a water base acrylic white paint ? that how long will glow on the dark ? the mix will be applied in to a black background. How much i have to mix in to 1 litter of paint? or paint the white coulor after dry, can the glow be painted on top of the white?

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  174. Hey, I'm going on a vacation with my friend and we were planning to do some kind of a glow-in-the-dark frisbee game with her family, and we wanted to paint our skin using your paint. It would only be on for at MOST 4 hours. Is this safe? And how much should we buy in order to be able to paint designs on our skin? We were thinking something along the lines of Ke$ha in her music video 'Your love is my drug', except not nearly as artistic, more like finger painting. From about 2:17-2:31; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR_qa3Ohwls
    Thanks!!

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  175. I do not see this specific question being asked...this blog format is not very easy to research.

    I want to design a logo for a night-time trail runners race t-shirt. About 300 shirts to be silkscreened. Would I use your Super Phos Green?

    What would you recommend?

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  176. hi i recently used this paint on my walls , how would u remove the paint?

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  177. hi how mich is one gallon??? , ANd where can u get it in malaysia kuala lumpur????

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  178. I've been putting some of the powder into clear nail polish. Unfortunately, the particles do not remain suspended and quickly fall out of solution. I've read that most nail polish companies use alkonium hectorite to thicken the polish and help the particles be suspended.
    Is there any other way to help create a thicker solution, or any other medium I could use to suspend the powder in? I've tried clear polyurethane, different gules, epoxy and nail polish, but all of the solutions drop the powder.

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  179. Hello Gloman. I have two questions.
    1) I want to paint my wall a normal color. Buut then i would like to pain one small section white and use the glow paint there. What product would work best? because i do not want to go through the mixing process.
    2) Also i do not want just a plain old white patch on my wall during the day. so what product would show up on my wall a little? i just want it to be a tad visible. so what product would to that?? thanks

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  180. I am trying to get glowing NERF darts, However as the foam flexes the paint flakes off. Any suggestions?

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  181. Hi, I was looking into using your glow paint to paint some art on the side panel of an arcade. I am using MDO plywood to build the cabinet. I was curious what type of primer or lacquer I have to use for the pigmented paint to work? Does it work in oil based primer? Also, does it have to be put directly on primer, or can it be applied on top of other paint? Thanks.

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  182. I would like to know if there are ways to get the glow to last for more than 2 hours with the Super Phos White - glow paint. What are the factors that might play into how long it can glow? Obviously length of time for exposure to light has an influence. But, does the thickness of the coating have an effect? Thanks

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  183. How much does 16 oz of paint usually cover when painting a wall just like you would with normal paint?

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  184. Wait I just realized the last time you were on was january, geez, bye

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  185. I recently received one of the ceiling star mural kits as a gift, and am really happy with it, except I have one question/issue. The package of white glo powder used for mixing with the clear medium appears to have some sort of other powder mixed in it. When I hold it under the blacklight, it glows red for some reason (maybe this is normal?), and part of the powder charges to glow, while part of it stays dark and I can clearly see the separation of the two different powders in the bag.
    Could you tell me if maybe this was a packaging mistake, or why this might be? If needed I can provide pictures. Thanks

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  186. how much does it cost to paint 1oz to send to the Netherlands?

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  187. to moracca:

    My first GloNation purchase was a sample pack containing 0.25 oz of green, aqua, violet, blue, white and red powders. When I got my powder, I grabbed my lx2 Surefire flashlight and my blacklight and headed into the dark. I was quite disappointed. My white was greenish-orange and my purple was blue (the other colors were fine). The next day, I used natural sunlight to charge my powders. I was amazed at the difference. The powders were all perfectly fine. The white was wonderfully white and the purple glowed a beautiful dark purple. I did a little research and found that my problem was my light sources. Blacklights only emit some of the ultraviolet light that the sun produces. As impressive as it was on green and aqua, it was less powerful with the white and purple powders. I did notice that if I used a blacklight, the white was always greenish-orange while the light was on. Once I turned off the light and was surrounded by darkness, the white was white. Good luck!

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  188. I have a rather large tree limb I want to glow. I thinjk I need a primer of white paint and then glow paint. Can I use polyurithene to seal it?I want to have it standind up in my garden and holding a bird feeder. It gets awfully dark at night though so I am hoping for a bit of light.

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  189. To Andrea Everett:


    Your tree limb idea sounds way fun! I start each project with white primer to make a reflective surface. Then I apply glow paint – in the dark. With my blacklight or flashlight, I charge my paint in between brush strokes to help me know exactly where I’ve painted and where I’ve missed. Then I put down a protective finish to prevent the glow paint from coming off.

    I’ve experimented with several finishes-polyurethane, clear nail polish, different brands of glue and clear spray paint. Polyurethane almost always gave my projects a yellow hue and obstructed the paints ability to glow. Nail polish was great for small projects, but larger surfaces became too costly and its viscosity tended to trap too many bubbles. Glue was great for suspending glow-powder particles but wasn’t easy to paint with.

    My most successful finish was done with a can of clear spray paint. It applied with ease, wasn’t messy, allowed the paint to glow and was inexpensive. I’ve tried out several brands of clear spray paint-and most work quite well. My favorite was Rust-Oleum High Performance Wheel Coating paint. It was transparent, tough and didn’t mess up my projects.

    As for the brightest glow paints, I would recommend using GloNation’s Super Phos Green paint. It’s amazingly bright and outlasts any other paint I’ve used.

    Its brightness can be compared to a pot of boiling water. Once you take the pot off the burner, it stops boiling and quickly drops 30 or so degrees but remains hot. The closer it gets to room temperature, the slower it cools. Like the boiling water, when you remove the paint from its light source, the paint dims. After that faint dimming, the paint will dim slowly but continues to remain bright.

    My point is this: once the sun goes down, the paint will dim. By the time it’s fully dark in your yard, the paint won’t be extremely bright, but will still be quite visible. I recommend placing your limb on the most westerly side possible-that way you can maximize the UV light exposure and increase the brightness of your limb.

    I hope you can use my advice (if you haven’t already painted it :) ) – let me know how it turns out!

    Keith

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  190. wil this paint also stick to plastic body panels of a bike? i'm trying to make a monster energy logo om my bike and is it possible to do it that you can't seey it in the light and only in the dark? or will you seey the coating as a layer on the light? and if shipped to holland, can i order anything or cant the flameble paint be shipped to holland?

    bas

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  191. Hello GloMan, I am a fisherman. I was wondering if any of your products are good for painting the hooks and artificial bait. I want it to glow so that it will get the fish's attention. I was wondering which one is good in water, since I am going to be having these under the water most of the time. Are they permanent, as an the paint will stay on forever? What can we use to wash it off in case we need to. Please let me know. Thank you.

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  192. Can you please e-mail me at AGohanNg@hotmail.com. Thanks

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  193. Hello!

    I have been watching several of your videos on youtube about your GloNation Paint. It seems like the perfect idea for a star mural idea I have been wanting painted for the ceiling of my VW Bus. My question is: how dark should the surrounding be for this paint to work? would curtains (blocking most windows and outside lights) be a good addition? and of course, clearcoating, is it recommended all the time or only in some cases?

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  194. Hi,
    I have just discovered your website and have a questiion.. what base paint would need to be used and would i have to clear coat this afterwards? I want to do my ceiling AND walls and also does having a textured ceiling make a difference? thanks am looking forward to hearing from you so i can get started on my project...THANKS !!! Ness

    PS please email me at ness911.vanessa@gmail.com

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  195. hi!,
    Could i paint shoes with this??? Because that would be awesome!! i want to paint just the rubber parts on my converse. please email me back at: s.treez123@gmail.com THANKS A TON!!!!

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  196. Hey, if I am going to paint a white t-shirt with glow what type should I use? Also, If i'm going to paint parts of my walls glow what is the best type? thanks!

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