Lighting Supplies & Effects for Easter
Capture the Mood
Violet purple signifies sorrow, specifically for Jesus' suffering during his 40 days in the desert. Violet represents penance, humility, and melancholy and is associated with power and royalty.
Transmission = 2%
A Strong Purple that works great as a background wash or accent
Transmission = 20.1%
A pale purple that works well as a backlight
This special color that represents joy and love is only worn two times a year in the church: on the third Sunday of Advent and the fourth Sunday of Lent.
Transmission = 73.4%
A pleasing color for theatrical lighting, works well for early morning light or as a lamplight
Transmission = 61.3%
A warm wash that works well as a backdrop for muscians
After Easter is over, traditionally priests begin wearing vestments in green, which represents the hope of Christ's resurrection and eternal life.
Transmission = 29.7%
Excellent for Cyc washes or backlighting performers
Transmission = 7.2%
A powerful green with depth, great color as an accent for music
Red symbolizes the blood of Christ, and it is most used during Pentecost, which falls on the 50th day after Easter and commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit. Red represents sacrifice, blood, fire, and martyrdom.
Transmission = 11%
Transmission = 5.8%
White is a symbol of purity, used during all feasts of the Lord and during the season of Easter to symbolize the resurrection of Jesus Christ. White represents light, innocence, purity, joy, triumph, and glory. (Work to get your lights to a 6000k to 6500k color temp, use Lee Technical filters to adjust color output)