Last week, Bowyer-Briggs used electroluminescent wire and a long exposure on his camera to capture the prehistoric Wiltshire monument as you’ve never seen it before. The 33-year-old artist, whose previous works include unleashing light-painted UFOs over the English countryside, was granted exclusive access to the World Heritage site for two hours during the night. Click through to see the dazzling results.
According to Bowyer-Briggs, anybody can be a light-painter. “You can use a simple torch to start with to illuminate objects, or draw stick men, then work your way up to home-built contraptions using EL Wire, Cold Cathodes, even wire wool,” he told the Independent.
For more creative artistic interpretations of Stonehenge, check out Foamhenge — a full-scale replica of Stonehenge made entirely out of foam — located in Natural Bridge, Virginia.