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A Hydrodynamic Instability Is Used to Create Aesthetically Appealing Patterns in Painting

Fig 4

Measurement of the spread of the black paint.

Radial extent is measured by the size of the liquid pool, Rn = D/2. The mean height is inferred from the initial volume, Hmean=V/(πRn2). The Reynolds number is Re ≈ 10−4. The measurements are compared with the predictions of Huppert [20].

Fig 4