Ink drawing based on "apophenia" - the mind's ability to find meaning/figures/faces in random textures/splotches. At first paper is prepared with random coffee, tea, juice and paint drippings. The "found" motifs -like seeing faces in clouds- are extracted and details are worked out using colored ink.
Find more about this process: https://www.behance.net/gallery/2533909/Tea-Sugar-colourful-hoploid-illustrations-UPDATED
Angela Mercedes Donna Otto is a Berlin based visual artist, apophenic artist, graphic designer and multidisciplinary creative.
CREATIVE TECHNIQUE + ILLUSTRATION STYLE:
"Angela M.D. Otto is an illustrator and graphic designer. Her style is based on *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 first drawings based on coffee, tea and juice drippings, she kept experimenting with paper and fluids to improve the method. The *found* motifs are extracted from the patterns and details ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.