“Raqiya” is a Hebrew word translated as “expanse” or “firmament”.
Genesis 1:6-8 – Then God said, “Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.” 7 Thus God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so. 8 And God called the firmament Heaven. So the evening and the morning were the second day.
This series came while I was meditating on the above passage. I created the first work digitally and then experimented with lighting and coloring in the art program to create the rest.