IllumiNations Mist Screen

You can make IllumiNations type images that seem to float in thin air apparently with out a visible screen. The images are actually projected on a cloud of water mist by an slide or other projector. Since the water is sprayed into the air, this project is only suitable for outdoor use. All you need you can find at any electronic store, such as Radio Shack and at your local Walmart, Home Depot or hardware store.

CAUTION: THIS PROJECT USES WATER AND ELECTRICITY. BE CAREFUL TO KEEP ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AWAY FROM THE WATER, FOLLOW ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, MAKE SURE YOUR PROJECTOR IS GROUNDED AND EXCERCISE ADULT SUPERVISION.

Difficulty: Beginning hobbiest

Parts List

Building Instructions

  1. Build your "Screen" Attatch the spray nozzles to the dowel so that they are aligned in a straight line and pointing in the same direction, approximatly 12 to 18 inches apart. Your goal is to have a solid sheet of spray below the rod without any gaps, so you may have to tinker with the spacing.
  2. Find a Suitable Location. Your site must meet the following criteria:

Backyard Imagineer: Todd Jacob 26 SEP 99


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