November 20, 2013

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When I saw the photographs of the artist Ruslan Khasanov from his project ‘Pacific Light’ I simply knew: I had to experiment with colour and substances too. Of course you can’t simply show me visuals like that and expect that I forget about it without trying out a similar technique myself. And so it was that I poured oil, some drops of ink and soap onto a plate this afternoon, and fascinatedly watched shapes explode, colour grow and patterns emerge.

My results come nowhere close to how colourful and vibrant his art is, so you should definitely visit his site. However, the activity did provide me with a playful time. Also, it is quite similar to the milk experiment I did once.

Don’t these pictures show how the most ordinary things have surprising extraordinary characteristics? Think about it: how often do you use oil for cooking, ink for writing or printing, soap for washing your hands? The world is full of beauty if you are willing to explore and play.


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    November 21, 2013 at 03:05

    it is. and their combination creates something beautiful.

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      November 21, 2013 at 10:21

      I agree! It is so simple it essence, yet creates something so enticing and mesmerising.

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    Alexandria Brady

    November 21, 2013 at 17:45

    This is amazingly beautiful! <3

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    November 21, 2013 at 19:01

    So cool! The pictures came out really artistic! The GIFs on the link to Pacific Light are incredible–I’m definitely going to have to try this out for myself!

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    November 22, 2013 at 03:26

    love this ! the colors are amazing!!! what a fun experiment :)
    I could make that 1st one my desktop background and stare at it all day :)

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    November 23, 2013 at 22:02

    Wow, those colors are so vivid. I feel so inspired to start experimenting, I would love to be surrounded in that rich palette.

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      December 4, 2013 at 16:25

      Yeah, it would be awesome (yet crazy and over the top) wallpaper as well haha

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    December 3, 2013 at 16:05

    Woow, very cool experiment – and beautiful photos!

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    December 9, 2013 at 05:23

    These are gorgeous! They would make really lovely prints.

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