NEW Abstracted Landscapes: Rainscape Parking Lot Composition 1

Abstracted Parking Lot-Rainscape

Marisa D. Aceves. Rainscape Parking Lot Composition 1. Digital Photography. 2015.

Ominous grey clouds gather overhead. It begins to rain. Small round droplets position themselves strategically on the available glass windshield breaking up the dark parking lot across from the local Big Lots store. A large white truck hovers like a curious ghost, peering inside our car with it’s large dead eyes. I sit back slowly and reach into my purse. If I have to wait till the rain stops, I’ll take a picture, a permanent record of one of life’s frequent meditations.

It was raining one busy weekend.  My mother and I had stopped at a local Big Lots store to take advantage of one of their sales on large fabric containers.  We combed the store desperately trying to find the containers before it started to rain. In the first pass we missed the containers completely, but when we asked one of the sales clerks for help, she quickly pointed out their location. Unfortunately, the navy containers that my sister had asked for were not available.  We headed back to the car and my mother called my sister to let her know what colors were available. When my sister had made her decision, my mother headed back to the store.  I chose to stay behind and take this picture.

Aqua-Marine 5: Abstract Photography Inspired by Bodies of Water and Land

Aquamarine 5

 

Marisa D. Aceves. Aqua-Marine 5. digital photography http://www. acevesart.com/

If you long to live somewhere near the ocean, or you just want to take a visual and mental vacation from the present cold snap then feel free to join me once again in some meditative abstraction. . .

Blue is a beautiful and calming color that evokes meditation, mindfulness and inner serenity. When I found this series of objects, I just couldn’t resist making references to the countless number of maps that I had seen over the years. While my eyes surf through the supporting colors, my heart says, “Let’s do this again sometime.” So in the spirit of relaxation and tranquility, I am wishing you all an awesomely restful Sunday.