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    • ritalux

      Ferrofluid becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field to an extent that it creates 3-dimensional fractal patterns and sculptures. Japanese artist, Sachiko Kodama, took advantage of this property to create stunning artwork using ferrofluid and electromagnets.

    • Emily Martin

      These colorful mazes aren’t illustrations or paintings - they’re photos shot through a microscope. Fabian Oefner mixed watercolor and ferrofluid and placed it in an electromagnetic field to create patterns. It’s the iron in the ferrofluid that makes the black lines that separate the colors.  Cool! A marriage of art and science...

    • Olivia Wetzel

      Fabian Oefner - from series Millefiori - Photography: ferrofluids, watercolor mix, magnets

    • Andrew Adamczewski

      Fabian Oefner uses the viscous, magnetic liquid known as ferrofluid under a magnetic field and mixing it with water colors, iron particles rearrange, creating dark channels that separate the watercolors from the ferrous liquid.

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