Ordinary Objects That Look Like Abstract Light and Space artworks

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Marisa D. Aceves. Spectrum 4: Mending Fences. Digital photography. 2018.

To view more of my work, please visit acevesart.com .

 

It’s been a busy week and lack of sleep has affected my storytelling. However, I’ve retained the ability to spot another engaging object adventure. This photograph is the latest installment to my new Spectrum series. It will be available on my website in a weeks time. Spectrum’s abstract photographs of carefully lit architecture in my home is inspired by the light space works of sculptor James Turrell and Dan Flavin. Until then, enjoy the wacky yet joyful fruits of my artistic labor.

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Ordinary Objects That Look Like Aerial Landscapes

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Marisa D. Aceves. Industrial Gum Canal. digital photography. 2017.

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One summer afternoon, we decided to put unwanted items in storage. We took a trip to Lowes Hardware Store, picked up some heavy duty moving boxes and headed for our local Target for packing supplies. When we got home, we started to assign a number of books, clothes etc. to their designated stations. As we sealed each box with tape, I noticed the elongated bubbles that formed beige rivers on the surface. Imagining this was an aerial view of a mysterious landscape, I carefully composed my shot. Initially, I had two different versions of this photograph. However, I was more pleased with the strength of the lines and texture of the back and white one.

What does this object remind you of?

ORDINARY OBJECTS THAT LOOK LIKE ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS

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Marisa D. Aceves. Crimson Rectangle. Digital Photography. 2018.

To view more of my work, please visit acevesart.com .

Chilly winter weather sent us to the camping section of our local superstore. After traveling down a few isles, we found the perfect material to cover our windows to keep out the cold. It was thin, lightweight, reflective and easy to transport. Once we got it home, we had to unfold it and trim to fit the individual areas we wanted to cover. During that laborious process, I spotted the perfect opportunity to take a shot. The light was breaking on it’s shiny surface as it collected the many colors of the room. After a little bit of strategic photo editing, the secret life of this object emerged. The end result looked like a colorful, heavily textured abstract painting. New additions to this series will be added in the weeks to come. Be sure to check the my website for more details.

Ordinary Objects in “ULTRA VIOLET”

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I’m honored to have two of my abstract photographs included in one of Artspans recent collections, “Ultra Violet”.  If you’d like to view the entire collection which is dedicated to the 2018 Pantone color of the year, click here . To view more of my work, please visit acevesart.com .

Have a wonderful weekend.

Don’t forget to explore the possibilities.

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Fire

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Marisa D. Aceves. Pineapple Composition: Fire. Digital Photography. 2016.

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This is the week of Christmas Eve and the fourth week of our Christmas Countdown! Here’s a favorite object my sister gave me a couple of years ago because she thought it might make a great picture!

What does this object remind you of?

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Modern Architecture and Flowers

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Marisa D. Aceves. Metallic Star Flower. Digital Photography. 2017.

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We’re on the third weekend of our Christmas Countdown! This object was originally meant to be a part of our Christmas festivities. When we saw the object at the super store last year, we knew it would make the perfect addition to our holiday decor. Unfortunately, as beautiful as it was, it failed to solve our decorating dilemma. It’s now stored away in our garage somewhere, waiting patiently for a new home or a future appearance.

Can you guess what this object is?

What does it remind you of?

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Geometric Landscapes

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Marisa D. Aceves. Icescape Cave Graduation. Digital Photography. 2017.

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We’re on the second weekend of our Christmas Countdown! This object was a part of a Christmas gift that my cousin and his wife gave my Mother five years ago. I remember when I first saw the surface of the gift that it reminded me of an icey cave.

Can you guess what this object is?

What does it remind you of?

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Snowflakes

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Marisa D. Aceves. Let it Snowflake Series: Elegance Flower. Digital Photography. 2017

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What time of year is it? It’s time for the Christmas countdown folks. Each Friday of December, I’ll be sharing yet another object with you! Some objects will be used to create familiar Christmas favorites. Other objects specific to Christmas (this does not exclude Christmas gifts) will transform into things other than what they are! So join in the fun! Feel free to guess that object and gain some much needed cheer for the season!

Here’s the first object! Can anyone guess what the original object was?

Inclusion in Artsy Shark Article: “ABSTRACT WORLD”

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Marisa D. Aceves. Optical Blind Wave. Digital Photography. 2017.

To view or purchase my work, please visit acevesart.com.

Excellent news! I’ve been currently included in an Artsy Shark Art Article, “Abstract World” ! Check it out! Enjoy! Have a wonderful weekend!

LIVE LIFE CREATIVELY!!! 🍾🎨

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Abstract Paintings 2

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Marisa D. Aceves. Rectangular Autumn Symphony 1. digital photography. 2017

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Subtle colors passing through

Leaving light trails

Impressing my mind

With times and times long past

Distant memories

Fragments that bind

by Marisa D. Aceves

 

It was a cool autumn day when we decided to take a trip to our local Walmart. At first, we were searching for matching comforters for my bed, but when we were unsuccessful, we decided to look for light blocking curtains to keep the house warm and save energy. Unfortunately, we failed to find heavier curtains for the windows as well. We settled for a rather inventive solution to our original plan, a material commonly used outdoors.      After we got home, we spread the material on the floor, trimming it as needed. Light danced on it’s surface, breaking up reflected colors from around the room. I noticed creases on the material that formed a visually fascinating repetitive pattern. I gently hovered over it and took the shot. I subtly enhanced the color, shadow and highlights, adding a light filtered texture for interest. When the photograph was complete, I realized that I could create other works from this one photograph. A collection emerged. While I’m happy to report that we finally found my matching bedspread and sheets, I’m glad we took the small adventourous detour that birthed the Primary Reflection Series.

Have a wonderful weekend! Don’t forget to check out the new Primary Reflection Series on my website, coming in November!