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14:39 UTC  [04:39EET] February 8, 2016 • New Moon Losar Tashi Delek, to those celebrating the New Year. So February is here and a New Moon too. With a rather indecisive weather [snowing one day, warm and sunny the next], the 29 day month [leap year], moves forward heralding Spring. • This month’s colors: Purple, … Continue reading

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garnet one

First month of the year: January and my journey through/to numbers continues. A journey that -rather unorthodoxly*- began in September 2015! *Back in September 2015, inspired by Bumba’s “The Numbers Game Is Here: Mathematics for Dummies” The Whole Nine Yards,  I started working on images for each month. First month was September, so this series … Continue reading

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for 2016…

To everyone I wish for 2016: with kindness & health and a thought for all those who are no longer with us

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#fireworks on #WordPressDotCom …my 2015 annual report.

One more year comes to an end and WordPress has created this annual report. Thank you guys! So here it is in numbers: See the fireworks marina kanavaki created by blogging on WordPress.com. Check out their 2015 annual report. Source: See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report. • A … Continue reading

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Christmas and Solstice

A very Merry Christmas and Joyful Holidays to everyone! and enjoy the Winter Solstice: December 22nd  • 04:48 UTC Winter Solstice 2015 © Marina Artemis Kanavaki

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9 days of gifts: day 9

Today is the final day of … ‘nifty gifties’! closing this 9 day sale, today only 20% everything! and also:  FREE SHIPPING – WORLDWIDE!   A great Monday and week to everyone! :-)  

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9 days of gifts: day 8

Day 8 of … ‘nifty gifties’! $5 off mugs, tote bags, phone cases, t-shirts, leggings & more stocking stuffers! and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight*! *one more day to go! A beautiful Sunday to everyone! :-)  

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9 days of gifts: day 7

Day 7 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Sleepin’in sale! Some more Home Decor: • $30 off Throw Blankets • $10 off Pillows and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Saturday to everyone! :-)

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9 days of gifts: day 6

Day 6 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Huge Homie Deal, today! Home Decor: • $32 off Duvet Covers • $20 off Wall Tapestries • $10 off Wall Clocks • $20 off Shower Curtains and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Friday to everyone! :-)

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9 days of gifts: day 5

Day 5 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Today is all about apparel! $5 off all apparel: • all over print shirts • v-neck t-shirts • t-shirts • long sleeve t-shirts • tank tops • biker tanks • hoodies • leggings and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Thursday … Continue reading

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9 days of gifts: days 3 & 4

Days 3 & 4 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Tuesday and Wednesday are dedicated to tech gear. 20% off all tech gear: • iPhone & iPod Cases • Galaxy Cases • iPad Cases • iPhone & iPod Skins • Laptop & iPad Skins • Laptop Sleeves as an added bonus, the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! … Continue reading

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9 days of ‘nifty gifties’!

…that is actually 8, as the party began yesterday. Society6 artists are celebrating with 9 days of offers. Being part of that beautiful community I thought you might like to know. Today is 15% off ALL wall art That includes art prints, framed art prints, canvas prints, wall tapestries. • up to $25 off framed … Continue reading

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turquoise twelve

Yet another blue month! I like the element of surprise in painting, hence I do the current months’ research on the month and not before. That way I take advantage of a ‘clear’ mind and improvise more freely. Even though this method can present minor issues (for example this is the second blue month, narrowing … Continue reading

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topaz eleven

November and what better date to post the eleventh month’s* painting, but the …eleventh! November the eleventh! Autumn turning gold and colder. November’s flower is Chrysanthemum [and Peony] and birthstone: Topaz [and citrine]. Yes, the color is yellow – gold. Chrysanthemum stands for joy, compassion, friendship, and love. [here’s to a joyful, loving and compassionate … Continue reading

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a musical Monday

Happy November everyone! and Monday and new week! The eleventh month will soon have its image [as September and October did] – but till then here’s an update on my musical side. We’ve been uploading our full albums at You Tube. ‘Ovation‘ was our debut album, released in 2006. and this is the rearranged version … Continue reading

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opal ten

After a long involuntary absence, I am on my journey back – metaphorically speaking. Mid October. Tenth month. The ‘official’ month of Autumn. October’s flower is calendula and birthstone: opal [and tourmaline]. The name opal derives from the Greek Opallios, meaning “to see a change in color“. Although it is argued that the origin may … Continue reading

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going offline

My dear friends, I’ll be offline for a few days for a much needed quiet break. I won’t be able to visit, comment or reply, so I’m turning notifications and comments off. Leaving you with a reminiscence of yesterday’s Blood Moon eclipse. Wishing everyone a great week.

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Resa is “off to the Theater in Paths of Color”!

A few days back I rebloged Resa’s post: Graffiti Lux Legs – by Marina Kanavaki where she gracefully wore my poppies leggings. Well, yesterday she posted photos of her wearing the second pair of leggings she bought: Paths of Color [tgb] and here she is: I’ll repeat what I said back then: How lucky am … Continue reading

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leggings travel free!

My leggings are offered TODAY $5 off and with FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE! :-) Simply use code: LEGUP at checkout!   Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, laptop skins & sleeves, cards, mugs, t-shirts, tank tops, v-neck tees, biker tanks, onesies, hoodies, all-over tees & leggings, tote … Continue reading

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sapphire nine

Working on nine for Bumba’s “The Numbers Game Is Here: Mathematics for Dummies” The Whole Nine Yards inspired me to do a nine in blue, as this month’s birthstone and color is sapphire! Sapphire Nine Technique: Mixed media from the series “journey of numbers” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki   Sapphire Nine is also designed on … Continue reading

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nine

Nine – a very significant number to me, in many ways. Steve (A.K.A. Bumba), a very talented writer & musician and friend here at the blogosphere, has been doing a series of posts on numbers: “The Numbers Game Is Here: Mathematics for Dummies”  with this subtitle: “The beauty of math, of numbers and other beautiful … Continue reading

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character no4 revisited

Wishing everyone a beautiful new week! [enjoyed last Saturday’s Supermoon?] This is a painting from my first solo exhibition back in 1999 at Epoches Gallery, in Athens. Character No4 Character No4 © marina kanavaki Technique: Gouache & Ink on paper Original size: 9x14cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epoches Gallery: “CHARACTERS”      … Continue reading

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week of deals: day five

Deals – Day 5 Fifth day of deals at my art shop! Today’s deal: 20% off tote bags click on the image below to visit my shop Simply use promo code 20TOTE at checkout. …and don’t forget: Supermoon ahead! Enjoy the first of 3 full supermoons this Saturday – August 29!  :-)

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week of deals: day four

Deals – Day 4 Fourth day of deals at my art shop! Today’s deal: $5 off throw pillows click on the image below to visit my shop Simply use promo code 5THROW at checkout. …and don’t forget: Supermoon ahead! Enjoy the first of 3 full supermoons this Saturday – August 29!  :-)

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week of deals: day three

Deals – Day 3 Third day of deals at my art shop! Today’s deal: 20% off shower curtains click on the image below to visit my shop Simply use promo code SHOWER20 at checkout. …and don’t forget: Supermoon ahead! Enjoy the first of 3 full supermoons this Saturday – August 29!  :-)

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Graffiti Lux Legs!

Resa wearing my poppies!!!!! Lovely Resa, from graffiti lux and murals bought 2 pairs of leggings from my art shop at Society6 and just posted some photos of her with my Poppies leggings on her blog: here How lucky am I to have such a gorgeous model! Graffiti Lux Legs – by Marina Kanavaki. Thank … Continue reading

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week of deals: day two

Deals – Day 2 Second day of deals at my art shop! Today’s deal: $5 off* all laptop sleeves & phone cases click on the image below to visit my shop Simply use promo code 5TECH at checkout. * Thank you, Al!!!!!  ;-)   …and don’t forget: Supermoon ahead! Enjoy the first of 3 full … Continue reading

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week of deals @ my shop

A very happy new week everyone! A week of deals has opened over at my art shop. Each day features another one. Today’s deal: 15% off all art prints click on the image below to visit my shop Simply use promo code PRINTS15 at checkout.   …and don’t forget: Supermoon ahead! Enjoy the first of … Continue reading

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on blue… by Frank

A long time WP friend, Frank, had a wonderful idea [no surprise], to create a series of posts / collaborations. I was honored to take part in one of them: On Blue   It is not the first time Frank honors me by sharing my work. Back in 2013, he did a ‘Take 5‘ on … Continue reading

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Cecilia Lionheart by Resa

Resa, my dear friend and a great defender of animal rights, has just created a GORGEOUS Art Gown. She has named her ‘Cecilia Lionheart‘ as a Tribute to Cecil The Lion and …dedicated it to me! I had to share it with all my friends. Please check it out here and be sure to check … Continue reading

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once in a Blue Moon…

Yes, it’s another Moon report! Second Full Moon for July and a Blue Moon too! Enjoy! Next one will be in January 2018. photo collage digitally edited © Marina Kanavaki [credits: Moon photo: Composite image of the Moon as taken by the Galileo spacecraft on 7 December 1992.  •  Sea and sky: Theologos, Greece 2015 … Continue reading

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paths of color III

A new Dreamscape has emerged! Paths of Color III detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 23×30,5cm from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki     SHOP Paths of Color III ART PRINT [FRAMED OR ON CANVAS] @ IMAGEKIND      SHOP Paths of Color III ART PRINT [FRAMED OR … Continue reading

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life and a new month

Nature [life] has her way… One moment this: and the next this:  and here is my rather ‘bumpy’ attempt to film it. Same view, with just a few hours difference. Here’s to clear blue skies after a storm and here’s to a clear skied new month! Happy July 1st!   Full Moon tomorrow!  ;-)

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Haematite

Haematite / Hematite: According to Collins English Dictionary: “a red, grey, or black mineral, found as massive beds and in veins and igneous rocks. It is the chief source of iron. Composition: iron (ferric) oxide. Formula: Fe2O3. Crystal structure: hexagonal” The name hematite is derived from the Greek word for blood αἷμα haima because hematite … Continue reading

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as above so below #18

After a two week [that’s a first for me!] absence, I am back*! I return with another painting from my “As Above So Below” series. [not coincidentally either…]   As Above So Below #18   detail 1 detail 2 detail 3   Technique: Watercolour & Ink Original size: 25x23cm from my watercolor & ink series … Continue reading

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Taking the “backward step”…

“Take the backward step and shine the light inward.” Zen Master Dogen A good friend* posted this a few days ago:  Dogen’s Backward Step. Stepping back to move forward – slowing down – pausing, or however one may call it**, is something I have been meaning to do for some time now but kept postponing … Continue reading

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something new…

Leggings! Indeed, that word came out of my computer and to emphasize, here’s a little wiki analysis: Leggings are a type of skin-tight garment that covers the legs and that may be worn by both men and women. Formerly, leggings were two separate garments, one for each leg. Modern leggings are typically made from a … Continue reading

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Happy May!

Happy May 1st everyone! …towards better and happier days, especially for those who suffer.

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Ether released!

I am happy to announce that after our physical album release, February 28, Ether is now available for download! For any of my friends interested in purchasing tracks or full album, here are the links: [and a big thank you in advance! :-) ] 3rd track from the album: House Of Serpents For a physical … Continue reading

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[meat] “really people?”

‘Really People’ is a series designed to help raise awareness on issues concerning animal cruelty. This one is about Meat. As many of you already know, I am very sensitive with matters concerning animals. Be it killing them for fashion, animal testing, poaching, or endless [as it seems] acts of cruelty towards innocent beings …including eating … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! last day

Sixth Day and the LAST ONE of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! Six straight days of deals are now all open until tonight! Throw Pillows  Tote Bags  Phone Cases  Shower Curtains  Duvets   Art Prints Check it out! Today it’s mugs*:   * Available in 11 and 15 ounce sizes, these premium ceramic … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! day 5

Fifth day of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! One more day to go! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! day 4

Day 4 of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s shower curtains* and duvet covers**: … Continue reading

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get sorted! day 3

Day 3 of the ‘Get Sorted Sale’ at my art shop! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s phone cases*: *constructed as a … Continue reading

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get sorted sale! day 2

Get Sorted Sale at my art shop continues! Society 6 offer six straight days of significant deals. Once a daily deal is unlocked, it’s open for the duration of the entire sale period. Check it out! Today [and now open for the rest of this week], it’s Tote Bags*: *they come in 3 sizes, are … Continue reading

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