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Sound can have some amazing effects on liquids – and some downright bizarre effects on non-newtonian fluids such as the conveniently simple mixture of cornstarch & water. I’d experimented a bit with cornstarch cymatics in the past, but never quite matched the writhing results I’d seen from others. Now, after bringing my own small puddle of goop to ‘life’, I feel pretty much satisfied =]

Some additional pics from the session –

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Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

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