A Celebration of Light: Luminaries, Light, and Lantern Parades.
Sample Illustrations and Photos.
black and white drawings demonstrating how to fit a lamp conversion kit into a lantern

Fitting a pyramid lantern with a lamp conversion kit. Fiber tip pen on paper.

black and white drawings demonstrating how to prepare a straight rod of willow and making a willow circle

Preparing willow. Creating a long rod and building a circle.

Drawing of a fish lantern held up by a group of people

Carrying a giant fish lantern on parallel poles. Fiber tip pen on paper.

A person wearing a submarine attached to a body harness

Carrying a submarine fish lantern on a body harness. Fiber tip pen on paper.

Two lantern parade drawings. One features giant clocks, the second features school stationery

Clocks lantern parade (top), homework lantern parade (bottom). Fiber tip pen on paper.

Lantern Building 101 Sign. Fiber tip pen on paper.

stages 1-4 drawings demonstrating how to build a pyramid lantern

Building a pyramid lantern. Stages 1-4. Created in Procreate.

stages 5-8 drawings demonstrating how to build a pyramid lantern

Building a pyramid lantern. Stages 5-8. Created in Procreate.

Top: Gowri demonstrates a large-scale lantern. Bottom: Pyramid lantern workshop.

Top: Waterbury’s River of Light Lantern Parade, Waterbury, VT. Photo by Gordon Miller.

Bottom: Confluence Lantern Paddle, Retreat Meadows, Brattleboro, VT. Photo by Kelly Fletcher.

Under the Silver Moon Community Lantern Parade, Cary, NC. Photos by Brian Magee.

Under the Silver Moon at the Downtown Cary Park, Cary, NC. Drone Photography by Digital Media.