Coffee, tea, ink and neon colour on canvas
Variety of creatures evolving from a texture of coffee, tea, neon paint and colored ink on canvas.
Format 60 x 80 cm
First there where the splotches. Creatures and scenes evoked by the blots were "found" and elaborated afterwards.
"Angela M.D. Otto is an illustrator and graphic designer. Especially all her free work (as well as some commissioned work where concept permits) are made according to "apophenia". That’s a term used by psychologists to describe the mind’s will to construct meaning, order and forms even from chaotic structures - just like seeing faces in the clouds.
Since her thesis she did many more works - based on coffee, tea and juice drippings, further experimenting with paper and fluids and improving the method. The "found" motifs are extracted from the patterns and details are worked out using colored ink. Nonetheless her pictures give a wide range of interpretation and room the "see more". "