abstract photograph of cleaning supplies

Boring Cleaning Supplies Transform Into Eye-Popping Optical Illusion Abstract Art

abstract photograph of cleaning supplies

Marisa. D. Aceves. Coral Dandelion Whirl. Digital Photography. 2019.

Sometimes laborious chores offer the perfect photo opportunities.

I have an allergy to cleaning.
At every turn, I find a creative way to avoid it.
However, when I do get around to it, I try to find joy and mystery in my domestic misery.
Mopping the floor doesn’t have to boring!
When the water buckets stack in your favor, you know you have something special.

Enjoy the results of my latest abstract photography adventure?
Stay tuned for next week’s latest addition!

 

 

abstract photography of roller stamps

Vivid, Minimalist Abstract Art Created Using Roller Stamps

abstract photography of roller stamps

Marisa D. Aceves. “Roller Wordy: Turn Of The Square”. Digital photography. 2019.

 

Hope you’re having a wonderfully creative week!

I’ve just added NEW additions to my “Roller Wordy” series!

They’re everything you love about bold minimalist artwork with a stunning splash of vibrant, Pop Art color!

View this playful series in both black and white and color  here .

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.

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

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!

 

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 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.

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

 

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 .

 

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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!

 

Ordinary Objects That Look Like 60s Op Art 2

abstract photography of laundry supplies

Marisa D. Aceves. “Laundratopia: Optical V Pull”. Digital Photography. 2018.

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

Come with me on another object adventure…

This week we are once more artistically analyzing the profundity of a much hated household chore…

laundry!

Even the smallest of changes to a found texture can make a great difference in the way it’s perceived.

In the latest installment to my Op Art laundry inspired series “Laundratopia”, it was the compositional extreme pull in the middle that gives it its’ penetrating feel.

Like the visual pull, we often feel that somebody or something is moving us strongly in a direction that we may or may not want to go.

When we try to ignore the situation..

the more intense it becomes.

At this point..

we are aware of one thing.

That the situation must be dealt with.

The constant pursuit of wisdom and peace in our lives often causes us to overlook

ourselves and our own needs.

However, if we insist on putting our own emotional, psychological and physical needs on the back-burner, we suffer from burnout and a lingering malaise that eventually leads to melancholy and finally bitterness.

Make time for others, but do so with limits, not for the lack of love, but because you have to love yourself before you can love others.

Have a peaceful, loving and artful weekend.

Always remember to live life creatively!

 

abstract photography of a basket

Mesmerizing 60s Optical Illusion Art Created Using Laundry Supplies

abstract photography of a basket

Marisa D. Aceves. “Laundratopia: Body Twist”. digital photography. 2018.

To view the series or purchase work, please visit acevesart.com .

 

Nobody likes to do the laundry. Well, maybe some folks do, but not the ones I know. It’s a detestably boring activity whose necessity becomes apparent with each smelly pile of daily contributions. Laundry is just that, until upon closer inspection, you become obscessed with the patterns before you. Then, another world emerges from the constant grind of daily chores. At that moment, art is life and life is art. Each set of patterns leads to a host of playful compositions. They introduce themselves like eager guests at the best cocktail party.

When this artwork emerged from a host of others, it reminded me of two modern dancers crouching and twisting their bodies in preparation for a sudden leap. They blended neatly with the patterns on the floor which grounded them. Yet, they were trying to find their own identity apart from their surroundings.

We’re all trying to discover our unique character and purpose. The world is a confusing place. Sometimes, we feel like a number, ordinary, dull, maybe even unlovable. Like avoiding the laundry, we artfully dodge pain producing or unpleasant tasks, choosing instead to to travel the pleasant, familiar road, but there’s no real growth there. In order to learn, reach our goals, even surpass our greatest dreams we must continue to embrace the struggle.

 

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Water and Wood

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Marisa D. Aceves. “Archi-texture”: “Water/Wood Whirl”. Digital photography. 2018.

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

Here’s the latest addition to my new series, “Archi-texture”, “Water/Wood Whirl”. Textures on ordinary objects take on the look and feel of modern architecture! Feel free to view the whole series on my website.

 

Have a wonderful weekend! Always remember to live life creatively!

What does this object remind you of?

 

 

 

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Modern Architecture and Optical Illusions 3

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Marisa D. Aceves. “Optical Seedscape”. Abstract Photography. 2018.

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

Here’s the second installment of my laundry series, “Laundratopia”! I’m sending an optical seed of creativity to brighten your Friday!

Have a wonderful weekend!