I’m pretty stinking excited to have this finally complete and had to share it with you guys. It uses an Arduino Pro Mini, some RGBW NeoPixels, and glycerin.
http://youtu.be/63Rz8ZQkwYo - Start here: 58-second demo of lighting, flickering, blowing out:
https://youtu.be/Y96owyGh2Pw - Walkthrough of the parts up close
BTW I figure you guys will notice: The MOSFET I used was the wrong type. It works, but I am aware (and have noted in the Instructable) that there’s a better one to use for this.