Vortextual

12/19/2016

Image#

276

Style of Art

Abstract

Reflective

Color & Form

Blue

Vortex

Reflection

Looking Deeper

Frame Style

Frame Color

Colori

Ocean Wave

Painting Details
Vortextual

Swirling, Splatter, Drops, Drips, Texture

Release Date

Category

Series

Collection

Season

Holiday

Ocassion

Primary Color

Main Element

Theme

Description

Elements

Additional 

Abstract

Reflective

Color & Form

Blue

Colori

Ocean Wave

Thoughts While Creating

How to enjoy a vortex:

1) Find a spinning vortex

2) Toss some paint into it

3) Stand back and await the interesting patterns that form.

4) Repeat

In fluid dynamics, a vortex is a region in a fluid in which the flow is rotating around an axis line, which may be straight or curved. The plural of vortex is either vortices or vortexes. Vortices form in stirred fluids, and may be observed in phenomena such as smoke rings, whirlpools in the wake of boat, or the winds surrounding a tornado.

Vortices are a major component of turbulent flow. The distribution of velocity, vorticity (the curl of the flow velocity), as well as the concept of circulation are used to characterize vortices. In most vortices, the fluid flow velocity is greatest next to its axis and decreases in inverse proportion to the distance from the axis.

In the absence of external forces, viscous friction within the fluid tends to organize the flow into a collection of irrotational vortices, possibly superimposed to larger-scale flows, including larger-scale vortices. Once formed, vortices can move, stretch, twist, and interact in complex ways. A moving vortex carries with it some angular and linear momentum, energy, and mass.

Credit: Wikipedia