Dilation Exercise 45
Below you’ll find Alan M. Clark’s weekly Dilation Exercise. Please look at the picture, read the caption, above and below the image, and allow your imagination to go to work on it. If the artwork inspires an idea, please use the comment feature to tell us something about it. Need a further explanation? Go to Imagination Workout—The Dilation Exercises.
After they went to see the circus, Allison’s father tried to put her fears to rest by explaining that clowns were scary because they were embodiments of cautionary tales.
But the clown using an umbrella that was too small and being too stupid to get in out of the storm wasn’t nearly as frightening as the fact that he’d followed her home.
—Alan M. Clark
Artwork: “Helquin’s Tempest” copyright © 1996 Alan M. Clark.
Interior illustration for Escaping Purgatory: Fables in Words and Pictures by Gary A. Braunbeck and Alan M. Clark, published by IFD Publishing.
Captions are original to this post and have nothing to do with the literary project with which the artwork first appeared.