For artists, true artists, there are sometimes things in the world you see that speak to your soul, that fill you with the desire to make something beautiful. Sometimes it is a sunset, sometimes it is a timelapse of incredible beauty, and sometimes it is the work of one of your fellow artists. For me, that is Eric Paré’s work. His latest, “Signs of Light,” is a cumulative light painting project that shows him and his assistant Kim traveling the world in order to produce the most beautiful light painting portraits imaginable.

And they succeed.

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When comes the night, it’s time to animate the sky with our lights. Signs of Light is part of our nomadic art and a way to create unique visuals based on very simple and accessible light-painting techniques. This is what we teach, this is what we play with, this is a way to express what we feel life is.

And that nomadic art creates some of the most beautiful imagery you can imagine… all with a little creativity, and a stick of light.

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Light-painting is an art. And there is no rules. It brings endless creative possibilities, it gather people together, and for many, it becomes a way of living.

I for one am always excited to see what Eric and Kim create. They make some of the most exciting images in the industry today doing little more than love what they do, and capture the beauty of the world as they see it. Damn it’s inspirational. For more, visit signs-of-light.com.

Editing: Eric Paré / Guillermo Castellanos

Additionnal video footage: Amr Tahtawi (Dubai), Mohammad Rustam Azmi (Dubai) and Guillermo Castellanos (Montréal).

Made with the help of Sean Gabriel McClelland, Bruce Getty, Alexis Darden, Spencer Pritchett, LJ Moore, Darren Pearson, Jordan Rose Steinert, Danny Garcia, hm.pix, Level 43 Sky Lounge, Guillermo Castellanos, Baber Afzal, Amr Tahtawi, Bassi Hamid, Munzir Khan, Moumita Moitra, Rustam Azmi, Haytham El-Bouseily and Prakash Kumar Singh

Music: Peter Cavallo