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How to Make Your Own Kinetic Sand Art Picture

by Anita Holmes
Kinetic sand art pictures can take from seconds to minutes to settle into a new sand scene. By shifting the angle of the sand art frame, gravitation pulls the sands downward into an ever-changing design. Because disparate sands vary not only in colors, but frequently in weight, they move at differen...
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