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Jul 12, 2012

"Millefiori" by Fabian Oefner Mixes Watercolor with Magnetic Fluid

Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner creates these bold, eye-popping images by mixing water color and ferrofluid, then puts it in a magnetic field. 

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created at: 07/12/2012

   The artist explains, "ferrofluid is a magnetic solution with a viscosity similar to motor oil. When put under a magnetic field, the iron particles in the solution start to rearrange, forming the black channels and separating the water colors from the ferrofluid. The result are these peculiar looking structures."

Read more at Oefner's website, where there's an amazing video showing how the ferrofluid works, and at It's Nice That [via Experiment with Nature]

 

 

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