Kitchen Gadgetry No. 2

Kitchen Gadgetry No. 2 © Robert Jay Matejcek

Cookie-sheet abstract expressionism seemed like… a thing… to… try. At one point. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Harry Crane (of a Mark Rothko painting): “Two possibilities. Either Cooper loves it, and you have to love it, like, in an ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’ situation… or he thinks it’s a joke and you’ll look like a fool if you pretend to dig it.”

Salvatore Ramano: “People like him pretend they understand this.”

Harry Crane “Maybe he has a brochure in here, something that explains it…”

- Rich Sommer & Bryan Batt – Mad Men

About this image: digital photograph taken and modified with smart phone (minimally edited in iPhoto)

St. Louis Grunge (in red)

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It’s been almost a year since I posted a more neutral version of the above, so I figured I’d share this colorful edition today (and, if my computer remains unconscious, you might see a yellow version sooner than later, too). Have a great weekend, everyone!

Trinity: “Déjà vu is usually a glitch in the Matrix. It happens when they change something.”

- Carrie-Anne Moss – The Matrix

About this image: digital media – vector art created with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Succulent

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I can’t seem to remember what kind of plant this is. I water it from time to time, though. Have a great weekend, everyone!

Marie Helena Kreutz: “Do you have ID?”

Jason Bourne: “Not really.”

- Franka Potente & Matt Damon – The Bourne Identity

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Pierce Stocking Pop

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Pierce Stocking Overlook. All popped-out.

Warhol Girl: “Andy, Yoko’s here to see you.”

Andy Warhol: “Oh, Yoko. Tell her I’m filming this man eating a hamburger… it’s… transcendent. Okay, now the pickle!”

- Francesca Tedeschi & Bill Hader – Men in Black 3

About this image: digital photograph taken and modified with smart phone (minimally edited in Photoshop)

Four-Leaf Clover (faux wet plate collodion)

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Black and white and (implied) green all over! Not exactly what I had in mind, but you get the idea.  Have a great weekend, everyone!

Murphy MacManus: “Yeah, it’s St. Patty’s Day, everyone’s Irish tonight.”

- Norman Reedus – The Boondock Saints

About this image: digital image (flatbed scan) heavily modified to replicate wet plate collodion

Hydrophobic Universe

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Oil and water. Just chillin’. Or… not.

Ron Burgundy: “If you want to throw down in fisticuffs, fine. I’ve got Jack Johnson and Tom O’Leary waiting for ya, right here.”

- Will Ferrell – Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop

Dish Soap Abstract

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Kinda makes me think ‘The Matrix’. With Apple Blossom Scent.

Cypher: “I know what you’re thinking, ’cause right now I’m thinking the same thing. Actually, I’ve been thinking it ever since I got here: Why oh why didn’t I take the BLUE pill?”

- Joe Pantoliano – The Matrix

About this image: digital photograph (Canon 600D) lightly modified in Adobe Photoshop