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Artist shares her light with others … and it’s neon

September 7, 2022

If you ask her, how she started making neon lights was a happy accident. Selena Carter was working in the Built Environment Applied Research Lab at Morgan State University, learning how to laser cut plywood. One day, she came across a piece of slime green-colored fluorescent acrylic in the lab and started thinking about how something like that would look lit up. After several Amazon purchases, trips to Home Depot, broad discussions about electricity with her father, and a lot of experimenting, she made her neon first sign. It took almost a year and many more signs after that to perfect her practice, she said.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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