52Frames – 2022-20 – Abstract

An abstract picture made of stripes (background) and circles (bubbles floating on top); the bubbles refract the background in colorful ways.

The theme for this week’s 52Frames was “Abstract”, so I took the opportunity to experiment with something I’ve been wanting to play with for a while: water/oil bubbles. I put a bunch of water in a transparent dish, added some oil, put that on top of a colored background – and tried my best to get something that was reasonably focused (to be fair, it’s not GREAT.)

For a quick&dirty experiment (which is a lot of what 52Frames is to me these days), this is pretty satisfying – and this definitely gives me ideas for a future project. To be continued…