The artistry of the extreme cold


    Blue food coloring highlights boiling water thrown into frigid air at Encompass Early Education & Care Inc. in De Pere Jan. 31, 2019. (Photo submitted by Kristin Biely)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (WLUK) -- Temperatures well below zero this week left many people in Northeast Wisconsin to hunker down indoors and stay warm.

    But some people brave enough to venture outside were able to use the arctic freeze to create beautiful artistry.

    One of the most popular ways to create visual treats was to toss boiling water into the air.

    This dentist from the Menominee tribal clinic caught some sun when he tried the experiment:

    Some people added color to their water, giving them a ribbon of blue:

    or green:

    It wasn't just boiling water that got the colorful treatment. Ice can make for a bubbly sculpture as well:

    A sculpture is made of frozen colored ice Jan. 31, 2019, in Menasha. (Photo submitted by Sharon Laes)


    Then there's the "frozen man" phenomenon. Check out this version:

    A frozen t-shirt and jeans form the shape of a person Jan. 31, 2019, in Brussels. (Photo submitted by Jessica Marchant)

    What kind of artistry have you tried in the extreme cold? Share a photo or video with us here:


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