abstract photography of a celosia flower

Mind-bending, Kaleidoscopic Op Art Created Using Tropical Flowers

abstract photography of a celosia flower

Marisa D. Aceves. “The Power Of Flowers: Rotating Diamond Yellow Celosiascape ”. Digital Photography. 2019.

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Earlier this month, I posted the first addition to my latest collection, “The Power Of Flowers”, “Radiating Asiatic Lilyscape”.

You can read all about my inspiration for this colorful design based series here .

For the creation of this piece, I shot the tips of fiery Celosia plants. Their tropical, exotic beauty turns heads and warms the hearts of many an enthusiastic gardener.

Enjoy the inspirational view and the rest of your summer!

Have a great weekend!

 

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abstract photography of a lily

Mind-bending, Kaleidoscopic Op Art Created Using Flowers

abstract photography of a lily

Marisa D. Aceves. “The Power Of Flowers: Radiating Asiatic Lilyscape”. Digital Photography. 2019.

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

The majority of us love flowers…

plants, majestic blue skies….

and sunshine.

Gardens…

provide us a peaceful place…

to regroup…

and appreciate nature.

When I decided to get a little…

groovy..

with this latest project…

I just knew nature would come together in mysterious ways…

I decided to start my latest collection with the Asiatic Lily. I feel it’s beauty surpasses other lilies I’ve seen at the nurseries. The cheery green leaves, mellow yellow pistoles and soda pop purples provided the perfect punch when split into many crystalline sections.

I hope this makes your weekend a wonderful one.

 

Abstract Photography of Camping Supplies

Surprising Abstract Surrealist Compositions Created Using Camping Supplies

Abstract Photography of Camping Supplies

Marisa D. Aceves. Foiled Again 2: Shimmering Fire Flower. Digital Photography. 2018.

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Many people love camping.

Especially during Spring and Summer.

Except for uncoordinated,…

mosquito attracting…

people…

with terrible allergies…

like me.

We prefer the air conditioned,..

insect free…

comfort of the great indoors. 😊

Nevertheless,..

that didn’t stop me from visiting the camping isle at my local Walmart.

They had emergency ponchos…

blankets,…

flashlights,…

jerky..

and so much more…

I couldn’t take it all home. Nor did I want to, but a particular item caught my eye. I quickly purchased it and brought it home. After wrestling with it for awhile, I tried to lay it out in just the right position.  Despite using different sources of light, nothing felt as though it would offer anything unusually captivating.

Then, I realized that I had to take a completely different approach to shooting this particular material than the popular one used to shoot reflective surfaces like water.

I layered the image, wanting to evoke a feeling of mystery as well as movement.

The end result was quite striking!

Bright cerulean blues ended in fiery tendril like tips, then faded into into surrounding darkness.

Be on the lookout for more photos from this series as well as it’s release date.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Remember to always live life creatively!

abstract photography of a storage container

Vivid, Architectural Abstract Art Created Using Cleaning Supplies

abstract photography of a storage container

Marisa D. Aceves. “Spring Cleaning: Red Rose Rolo”. digital photography. 2019.

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Along with the many splendors and joys of spring…

comes dreaded house hold chores…

…like cleaning.

No one likes to admit they’re a pack rat, a hoarder…

or worse yet, an obstinate procrastinator.

While scrubbing our not so humble homes is the absolute…

last thing on our dreaded“To Do” list, it does have it’s charms..

and…

hidden treasures.

Who could’ve guessed then that the supplies we used to wash away a winter’s worth of trash were so gosh darn inspiring. Well, they are. This particular cleaning tool provided several mesmerizing architectural compositions in a variety of colors.

Check out the series here .

 

abstract photography of a light fixture

Inventive Animal Art Created Using Light Fixtures

abstract photography of a light fixture

Marisa D. Aceves. Night Life: Blue Dyne Shell. Digital Photography. 2019.

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When we were kids,

we used to dream…

about all the places we would go…

the amazing things we would do…

and even the heroes we would become.

Now that we’re older,….

reality has set in.

A few of us have achieved those dreams…

traveled to incredible destinations…

met unforgettable individuals,…

but for the vast majority of us…

the demands of life,…

our own choices,…

and the decisions of others have brought us to our present situation…

maybe not an uncomfortable one,…

but far from the silver screen dream we planned for ourselves.

However, this does not mean that our lives are failures or that we haven’t achieved our purpose. Perhaps the joys of life are found not always in big melodramatic adventures, but in the quiet places unappreciated by others.

If we change our mindset and perspective, we can find our next inspirational adventure a little closer to home. The “Night Life” series couldn’t have been produced if I hadn’t been engaged in spring cleaning. Yes, another boring task, but there were gifts, little gold nuggets to be mined in the process. Simple light fixtures we often ignore transcended their original purpose as they provided the basic shapes and patterns for whimsical abstract photographs that remind us of the sea.

Enjoy the rest of series here .

New additions are coming soon.

Have a restful and peaceful weekend.

Always remember to live life creatively!

 

 

abstract photography of laundry supplies

Amazing Optical Illusion Art Created Using Laundry Supplies

abstract photography of laundry supplies

Marisa D. Aceves. “Laundratopia: Rotational Twist”. Digital Photo. 2018.

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

After a brief hiatus from my abstract photography blog,…

I’m back to creating the work I love best,…

finding the extraordinary in ordinary objects that surround us.

Here’s yet another addition to my one of my latest series “Laundratopia“!

“Rotational Twist”, like the rest of the work in this series, is inspired by 60s optical art! You can read more about it here.

Before I shot the photos, I never really liked doing laundry. Like many other folks out there, it was just another one of those boring, but necessary chores.

Now, I realize that you can find inspiration and joy even in the mundane.  All it takes is a touch of creativity and a different mindset.

Have a wonderfully creative weekend!

 

abstract photography of a night light

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Sea Shells

abstract photography of a night light

Marisa D. Aceves. “Night Life: Fuschia Hourglass Shell”. Digital Photography. 2018.

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

 

Everyone loves night lights…

until we become adults…

Then,…

they’re just a source of light…

or the latest tech gadget..

not childhood inspiration.

Nevertheless…

whether you clap on or off..

or hit the switch…

they makes our bedrooms…

offices…

and closets bright…

When you flip yours on tonight…

remember…art lives everywhere….

 

When I shot this standard nightlight, I could already see its artistic potential. The warm glow from the center of the light diffused gently, giving it a unique sculptural quality. The dark background and intense color added to the drama. Visions of transparent jelly fish and beautifully pattern conches emerged, creating the welcome introduction to this latest object adventure series.