mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
 
mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
dec 19, 2014

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy

mark lovejoy’s surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
all images courtesy of mark lovejoy

 

 

 

these otherworldly photographs by texas-based artist mark lovejoy seem to be some molten material from a candy factory; swirling pastel pinks, hot reds and baby blues fold and ripple like stretched taffy before it hardens.

 

astonishingly, these images are actually of spilled ink, captured at a distinct moment when the liquified chroma overlaps itself, creases and contorts. each result, posted by lovejoy daily on his website, are completely hypnotizing, offering a mesmerizing look at the properties of paint and its unusual movement within the frame. huge sheets of variously hued pigments move as fluidly as fabric, looking like a textile blowing in the wind.

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
huge sheets of variously hued pigments move as fluidly as fabric, looking like a textile blowing in the wind

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
the images of spilled ink, captured at a distinct moment when the liquified chroma overlaps itself

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
the images offer a mesmerizing look at the properties of paint and its unusual movement within the frame

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
green and yellow paint swirls seem to be some molten material from a candy factory

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
pastel pinks, hot reds and baby blues fold and ripple like stretched taffy before it hardens

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
the liquified chroma overlaps itself, creases and contorts

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy
candy colored pink and white paint looks as delicate as a silk scarf

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy

mark lovejoy's surreal spilled paint photos look like stretched taffy

  • Great fabric patterns – kind of look like they’d make great pyjamas. I am so in awe of someone who can create images like this. On the other hand, my local candy store makes hard fruit candies just like these patterns – delicious!

    Gabi Fuller
  • Very beautiful and captivating to look at!

    Cybil
  • WOW! FANTASTIC!

    DANIEL LEVY POLICAR

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