Yesterday at the lab I was intrigued to find regular patterning of ink in the most unexpected places – at the sink, whilst cleaning up between experiments using perspex sheets. Luckily my camera was still close by .. here are a couple of examples:
‘Making tiny waves’ – I think this patterning is called Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability – will check with those who know later on this week!
Ink dropping from a height and forming regular patterning
These striped patterns seemed remarkably well-defined and stable, like marbling.
Below are some natural textures formed using perspex:
Ferns and fronds
A slice of agate