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how to create this mood lighting?
hongAn vu
July 18, 2012 in Design Dilemma
I don't know much about lighting design. Could you help me specify what kind of light should be used to create this backlit drapes?
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Gear 7 Audio-Visual
It looks to have been done with RGB LED par cans. In a permanent building this can be accomplished using LED tape or small spots.

All the best,
Chris @ Gear 7
0 Likes   December 29, 2012 at 5:06PM
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Daniel Nguyen
It's just a semi sheer fabric with LED lighting. If you head to your local music and professional audio store near you. They have the lighting for sale and rent.
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How far away from the fabric are the lights? LED lighting can get very hot. Just wondering how this is done safely?
0 Likes   December 30, 2012 at 12:25AM
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Daniel Nguyen
LED lighting actually doesn't get hot at all. That's the benefit of LED, they don't let off heat. So they can almost be right up against the fabric.
0 Likes   December 31, 2012 at 12:31PM
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interesting. I didnt realize that. I must be thinking of compact florescent which is very hot and used in many of my direct spot lights. I wonder if I could do this outside near my pool. So any landscape lighting that takes an led bulb can be put close to fabric such as a shade sail or a curtain? Do you happen to have any suggestions on how to create an outdoor panel for privacy and height (9 feet maybe)? Something that can be used next to a fence and is made with an outdoor fabric that withstands the elements yet would create a nice glow with a few spotlights? Or am I better off with a flood light with led bulbs? I can get it built or maybe buy a kit if you have any suggestions. where are you located? thank you.
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