For all you critics/art lovers and just plain curious beings... the ‘dryspill’ images are intended to be fun, light, amusing. Entertainment art :-) and definitely not my usual spirit visions (which I happen to think are also fun in a joyous/magical perspective. From a different place entirely - or maybe not?)
Admittedly, I’m a serious morning coffee person. Without that first cup... I shudder to even consider the possibilities!
A few months ago I started noticing the intriguing images created from the drips that remained when I’d finished pouring the life-giving, rich, deep-brown morning elixir into my favorite cup.
There, on my stovetop, between the circular patterns of the electric coils... (by the way, as soon as I can, I’ll install gas instead and my friends can laugh again when my daughter and I bbq hot dogs over the gas flames right in the comfort of the kitchen) ...were graphic images, dried old coffee spills that looked like ??... creatures! Something to be photographed and ...of course! turned into prints. Prints of old, spilled coffee. Sometimes several days of spills melded together because I knew it could be a better image with just a little more spill. Jenna, my 12 yr old just rolled her eyes - a frequent response to many of my creative projects.
Dryspells. Usually implied for writers block.?.. Certainly applicable to artist blocks or anytime you’re drained of creative ideas... a dry spell. A Dry Spill!

So, here are the first 9 (and possibly only) dryspills.

What do they look like to you? Write down your first impressions and send them to me in an email. Anything goes... the critique is part of the art!!
but please try to keep it PG-13 rated so I can post
the feedback ;-)

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