Dougie goes psycho

In a good sorta way.

Psycho as in psychological.

Thing 32. Make something ephemeral. …create something using a material that will dissipate quickly, like soap bubbles, smoke …

He saw fire and he saw rain, James Taylor did, and in a similar vein I incorporated fire and water.

I began with the ashes of a charcoal tablet (the sort used for burning frankincense, not meats on grills).

To it I added coffee (water passed through grounds).

Then separately on the paper the grounds for texture.

I finished it with more fire from a lighter.

Fire and water combined for an offbeat Rorschach inkblot test.

So whaddya see? It can be viewed this way:

or that:


5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Karyn @ kloppenmum
    May 01, 2011 @ 02:16:00

    After my disasterous attempt to analyse your dreams, I refuse to comment. 😉


    • allycatadventures
      May 01, 2011 @ 19:45:50

      @Klopp – Well, that’s just silly! There’s no right or wrong in an inkblot interpretation! So let your imagination run free!


      • Karyn @ kloppenmum
        May 01, 2011 @ 20:51:46

        OK then…it’s raindrops slipping down my window…after 10 days of no sunlight that’s all my brain can manage. I know 10 days…no stamina…the sun is due out on Weds; I can’t wait.


  2. longeyesamurai
    May 01, 2011 @ 16:23:21

    Is it just me or looking at the bottom of second picture, I see from left to right: a giant skeleton shaking hands with someone and Ronald McDonald.


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