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    While they might look like a series of undiscovered artworks by Keith Haring, what you're actually looking at are photographs of incredible, technicolor structures about the size of your thumbnail;...
    July 3, 2012

    Fabian Oefner's Millefiori project: ferrofluids & watercolors

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    • Matthew

      Technicolor ferrofluids are a magnetic acid trip The photographs featured above are from a series entitled Millefiori. Oefner combined ferrofluid with watercolor, and exposed the mixture to a magnetic field, causing the solution’s black iron particles to rearrange into the configurations seen here. All images courtesy of Fabian Oefner

    • Hawraa Alabbas

      Technicolor ferrofluids by Fabian Oefner: macro photography of painting using watercolor, ferrofluids and magnets to create patterns

    • Angela Kummer

      "Millefiori" by Fabian Oefner. 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.

    • Belinda Best

      Fabian Oefner creates these spectacular shapes by mixing ferrofluid with watercolor and putting them into a magnetic field. The magnetic field puts the iron particles into motion, and black channels are formed, separating the watercolors from the ferrofluid.

    • Adri Cowan

      Millefiori by Fabian Oefner; created by mixing ferrofluid with water color and putting it into a magnetic field.

    • Artisla Community

      A ferrofluid is a magnetized liquid that creates all manner of bizarre patterns that look like the surface of a distant planet’s moon. Because of that, they’ve been featured in a ton of videos and artworks lately, but so far these have main ly been black and white, with maybe some silver thrown in to add a bit of pizzaz. Photographer Fabian Oefner broke this monochromatic tradition by throwing water colors into the mix and bringing in some much-needed luminosity in his series Millefiori.

    • Norako

      Ferrofluid & water colors - by FabianOefner

    • Jay Roxas

      The colours

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