Finding Art from Your Mind Part II

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Still on the topic of  Pareidolia, this blog describes my creative process for one such work. “Pareidolia (/pærɨˈdliə/parr-i-DOH-lee-ə) is a psychological phenomenon involving a vague and random stimulus (often an image or sound) being perceived as significant, a form of apophenia. Common examples include seeing images of animals or faces in clouds, the man in the moon or the Moon rabbit, and hearing hidden messages on records when played in reverse.”   Wikipedia Image To jump start my process I use wet paper and intense inks. Applied at random the wet paint is covered with plastic and left to dry. TDSCN3755 The image produced when dry reminded me of faces in a crowd, including the compelling blond man who stared at me in the dark from across the room. It took me weeks of…

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