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Mesmerizing 60s Optical Illusion Art Created Using Laundry Supplies

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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!

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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!

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Ordinary Objects That Look Like Modern Architecture and Optical Illusions 2

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Marisa D. Aceves. “Optical V Pinch”. Abstract Photography. 2018.

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

I’ve been busy lately, but I’ve managed just enough time to share this hypnotic new addition to my latest optical photography series, “Laundratopia”! You can find the first optical post here. In this playful series, objects associated with doing laundry are suddenly transformed into striking architectural, optical illusions!

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I’ve been missing the wonderful WordPress community! I hope to visit your websites and enjoy your work as well!

Have a great weekend!

abstract photography of a laundry basket

Ordinary Objects That Look Like Modern Architecture and Optical Illusions

abstract photography of a laundry basket

Marisa D. Aceves. “V Fold”. Digital Photography. 2018.

     Often, our most hated chores provide the best photo opportunities. In this black and white shot, the pattern of the object becomes the backdrop for an amazing optical illusion. The gentle folds carry your eyes from the corner of the image to its center and back again. It’s visual completion.

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Have a wonderfully creative weekend!