Black Light Stencil Tattoos




in this instructable I am going to show you how to make awesome spray on tattoos that glow under black lights!

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Step 1: Supplies and Materials

Materials + Supplies
* Pen
* Exacto knife
* Labels (you can buy them from rite aid or some place like that, they are really cheap)
* Highlighter (make sure it can fit in the blow pen, sharpie highlighter accent ones do and make sure it glows under the black light, note: all yellow highlighters will glow under a black light)
* Blow Pen  (you can find these at ac more if you can't find them then make one)  (but remember to use a highlighter tip instead of a sharpie one!)

Step 2: Creating Your Stencil

use your pen to draw the design you want onto your label then cut it out with your exacto knife

Step 3: Stick Your Design on Your Skin

Peel it off and stick it on your skin (or a tee shirt if you prefer)

Step 4: Highlight It

use your blow pen and highlighter to blow over your design

Step 5: Peel It Off

make sure you don't smudge it like i did... I would recomend waiting untill its dry

Step 6: Turn on the Black Light!

OOOOO AHHHHH they glow!

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    7 Discussions


    hahahaha im gonna get a black shirt on the cheap and see if this works on it!


    9 years ago on Step 5

     uhhhh.... u know u could try do it the other way around.... instead of trying to make shapes why not get a paper and make a star shape hole to it.... i bet it would be a lot better than that cuz u know what they said... it looks like a rash... and isn't it very poisonous or something?

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    Reply 9 years ago on Step 5

    yeah thats true.... but im pretty sure its fine, all the highlighters i used were non toxic


    9 years ago on Introduction

    I agree with making a hole in the shape that you want in the paper and putting it on,it makes it look a little neat. However it is a good idea,but maybe just try drawing on your arm with the highlighter?

    I don't think it's highly toxic,but my be a good idea to check.


    9 years ago on Step 5

    that looks like some horrible rash....