J.J.McGowan, a musician and digital artist from Scotland, created this cymatics video to show what music might look like if we could see it holographically in real time:

McGowan writes about the project:

“This is the short film I created for my Masters in Animation and Visualisation at the University of Dundee. The idea was to see what music would look like travelling through the air…

“Inspired by the emerging science of Cymatics, I used footage of the my own music being vibrated through the Cymascope, (a machine created by John Stuart Reid) that allows the visualisation of sound through ultra fine water, and used VFX techniques to interpret and create a holographic 3D version.”

See J.J.McGowan’s Digital Art and Music here

Learn more about MusicMadeVisible and the CymaScope here

P.S. CYMATICA, the book, has reached 36,000 words. Read about it here and watch a short film about the project.


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Jodina Meehan is launching a new project on Patreon called “A Cymatic World.” It will include a three-book series about a world based on the laws of cymatics, where “sound is magic.” Click here to watch the video and see a what the book is about and how the project works:


There are 5 ways, or levels at which you can get involved in this cymatics project, including becoming a Cymatics Novice, Cymatics Apprentice, Cymatics Patron, Cymatics Master, or even “Cymatics Angel.

Early birds who get in on the initial launch of the project will get all the letters of the “CODEX” that make up a secret alphabet created with cymatics images so you can solve coded messages which will be imbedded in the books as they are published.

Click here to watch the “Cymatic World” video on patreon and find out how you can get involved in this project as it is launching.


Cymatics Video: “Cymatica World” To Launch Soon (teaser trailer and tickets)

March 15, 2015

UPDATE: This project is now LIVE! Click here to watch the NEW VIDEO and see what the project is all about!

Step 1. Watch the cymatics video and then click here to see the full project on patreon.
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Lightning Cymatics! New Cymatics Video Showcases Water, Fire, Electricity

February 20, 2015

Watch as cymatics maestro Nigel Stanford uses salt, water sand and fire to create a cymatics video tour-de-force:

This beautiful video showcases the many ways in which this musician has mastered the art of cymatics. If you like his video, SHARE it by pressing the facebook button below! You can see hear more of Nigel [...]

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World Cymatics Congress To Be Held In The Black Forest, Germany This October

October 6, 2014

Announcing the 1st World Cymatics Congress to be held October 31-November 3rd, 2014 in the Black Forest of Germany!

“The First World Cymatics Congress will gather scientists, artists and researchers to explore the broader implications of this field, in a multi-disciplinary celebration of the art and science of Cymatics. From music, movement and sculpture, to [...]

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It’s Here: Cymatics On National Geographic’s Brain Games Episode 9 “Patterns”

September 24, 2014

You can now watch the full video of Brain Games episode “Patterns” where cymatics is showcased as an example of sound patterns in the air and moving matter! The cymatics clips you will see in this episode were filmed in my studio in Vermont, and I am very excited to be able to share this [...]

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Cymatics Patterns: As Seen On National Geographic’s Brain Games

August 19, 2014

Welcome to the amazing world of cymatics, the art and science of turning sound waves visible!
In this short video, cymatics artist Jodina Meehan, who recently made a guest appearance on National Geographic’s Brain Games, demonstrates how to make sound visible using just a metal plate and a violin bow:

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National Geographic: Brain Games Episode “Patterns” Airing Tonight

August 18, 2014

Hey cymatics fans, I’ve been sworn to secrecy, and so I can’t tell you any more than this. BUT…here’s the scoop. Watch the Brain Games Episode “Patterns” on the National Geographic channel tonight, at 9:00 pm EST, and you’re in for a treat!
Click here or on the image above to learn more about the [...]

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Cymatics Ceramics: Exciting New Cymatics Art From Lithuania

June 26, 2014

This is a post by Journal editor Jodina Meehan Egle Sidlauskaite, a recent graduate with a Master’s Degree from Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania, is combining cymatics with ceramics and achieving some stunning results as shown in these images.

In describing her working methods, she says she decorates the plates with an overglaze [...]

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Special Events Friday, June 6th 2014: CYMATICS OPEN STUDIO!

June 5, 2014

Announcing a CYMATICS OPEN STUDIO this Friday, June 06 2014 with cymatics artist Jodina Meehan.
Looking for family-friendly events and activities this Friday, June 6th 2014? Come to the cymatics open studio!
Cymatics is the demonstration of sound-made-visible and seeing sound come to life, and watching beautiful geometric designs right before your eyes is [...]

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