“You are famed,” he said, “for being able to burn a rose to ashes and make it emerge again, by the magic of your art. Let me witness that prodigy. I ask that of you, and in return I will offer up my entire life.” -—- Jorge Luis Borges
Artwork created using a Nikon D90 and a Sigma 150mm f2.8 macro
The rose was sprayed with methylated spirit and ammonium dichromate was placed in the petals , as the ammonium dichromate ignited it created the streaks of orange bursting forth from the rose.