Say "No" Again! - Iron Photographer 202 - Utata

Amarand Agasi

Lesson from Dexter
Less messy with a drop cloth?
Ask again later

1 - a broken toy (I broke the hell out of it.)
2 - the last item of clothing you bought (not-so-white shirt)
3 - partially desaturated (Now: with less blue!)

Before we begin, I'd like you to know how difficult it is to actually break or disassemble a Magic 8 Ball. I watched a video, I didn't follow it exactly - to my peril - and ended up having to spend a lot more time cutting with a Dremel tool.

A Magic 8 Ball is actually a multi-part toy, with the hard, black, opaque plastic housing surrounding an internal, transparent cylinder where the icosahedral (20-sided) die floats in a mixture of blue dye and alcohol. I did not fiddle with this internal cylinder. I just made my own Magic 8 Ball "blood" out of blue dye and alcohol.

As mentioned in the haiku, I learned a lot from Dexter, and did some spatter tests of my own to get this look. I think I did a fairly good job. A large, 2 mil plastic drop sheet completely contained the mess, which I wrapped up and tossed in the trash. Done!

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