Light painting with drones is nothing new. Plenty of consumer drones can be used to pull it off. DronePoint explores the idea of using a swarm of drones for light painting. It comes with a hand gesture control. No additional device are required to pull this off.
The above video from V. Serpiva, E. Karmanova, A. Fedoseev, S. Perminov, D Tsetserukou shows how this works.