Whiskey art finds inspiration in empty glasses

Whiskey art finds inspiration in empty glasses
Whiskey is a beautiful thing, in perhaps more ways than you might think. Photographer Ernie Button is behind these ethereal images of leftover whiskey, which pools to create lustrous patterns of many varieties.

Whiskey is a beautiful thing, in perhaps more ways than you might think. Photographer Ernie Button is behind these ethereal images of leftover whiskey, which pools to create lustrous patterns of many varieties.

According to NPR, it all started when Button picked up a glass of scotch he'd left out overnight and spotted a pattern in the film of the dried out residue at the bottom. Some experiments later – involving different types of whiskey and coloured lights – he had a full blown project on his hands, Vanishing Spirits: The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch. More at his website.