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in limbo – heavy weather

Remember my ‘In Limbo‘ Series? It’s back with… Heavy Weather in watercolours, inks and acrylics! In Limbo – Heavy Weather     detail 1 detail 2 detail 3   Technique: Watercolour, Ink, Acrylic Original size: 22x29cm from my watercolor & ink series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP In Limbo – Heavy Weather … Continue reading

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the woods I turquoise

The Woods I Turquoise   Technique: Watercolour – digitally edited Original size: 13x13cm From the watercolor series: Trees & Forests     detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 The Woods I Turquoise © 2014 Marina Kanavaki     SHOP The Woods I Turquoise ART PRINT @ Imagekind [museum quality printing and framing]     SHOP … Continue reading

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absence & hope

  Absence and hope © 2014 Marina Kanavaki Digital Painting   “It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” John Steinbeck  ‘The Winter of Our Discontent’   Alas, after a long absence, my radio silence is over. As I mentioned in my previous post,  … Continue reading

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on a full moon…

Sometimes things happen that throw us off course. I apologize from my friends for my absence. I will be back soon. Meantime A Beautiful and Happy Full Moon to Everyone “Full Moon October 2014″ Digital painting © 2014 Marina Kanavaki

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as above so below #15

As promised [ or warned!: http://marinakanavaki.com/2014/08/21/as-above-so-below-14/ ], the “As Above So Below” series continues.   [here is a link of the ones I’ve already posted: As Above So Below ] Without further ado, here it is:   As Above So Below No15   detail 1 detail 2 detail 3     Technique: Watercolour & Inks … Continue reading

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[another] haiku from Haiku Andy!

A little more than a year ago, I received my first haiku, sent by Haiku Andy. Yesterday I had the joy of receiving another one! Haiku Andy creates a haiku each day and mails it to an address he picks randomly from his hat of friends. As he states in the back of each postcard: … Continue reading

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september full moon

Saying goodbye to a triplet of supermoons! Last one for this year, tonight. Enjoy the Harvest Moon! :-)

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In Limbo – Sepia II

Completing ‘In Limbo – Sepia’ here is: Sepia II Again a combination of Watercolor, Indian ink and Acrylic.   A beautiful weekend to everyone.   In Limbo – Sepia II     detail 1 detail 2 detail 3   Technique: Acrylic, Indian Ink, Watercolour [mixed media] Original size: 14x25cm from my watercolor, ink & acrylic … Continue reading

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In Limbo – Sepia I

Back to the ‘In Limbo’ series: Sepia I* A very different approach. A combination of Watercolor, Indian ink and Acrylic [a lot of it!]! A beautiful weekend to everyone. *yes, there is a Sepia II! In Limbo – Sepia I   detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Acrylic, Indian Ink, Watercolour [mixed media] Original … Continue reading

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Hijacked by Squishi

Originally posted on bumpyroadtobubba:
AFTERNOON UPDATE:Squishi & Jessie have rescue saves if they don’t find families; so now we just need to share to help find Milo a family. * * * * * * * * * * * * Tasty Tuesday has been hijacked again … for good reason. This is Squishi. I…

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As Above So Below #14

As Above So Below… Some of my friends may remember this on going series. [here is a link of the ones I’ve already posted: As Above So Below ] While working on “In Limbo”, I found myself lead back to “As Above…” …not that I’m obsessed with this theme or anything!!!!   ;-) So here … Continue reading

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my artwork selected!

I just received news that my artwork “Orange Sea Drop“ has been selected to be included in the Society6 Shop! …this: Original post of the artwork here Thank you guys! In Flux Sale ends tonight [$10 OFF $75 — $15 OFF $100 — $30 OFF $150]

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World Lion Day 2014

Here’s to the King! A celebration of the ‘King of all Beasts’ to raise awareness for the silent extinction these animals are suffering from. photo from WORLD LION DAY official site “An independent campaign working to highlight the importance of the lion globally and to raise lion conservation awareness worldwide. “Saving the King of Beasts … Continue reading

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fully recharged!

Back and fully recharged!   A belated Happy August!   a note to all my friends: it may take some time for me to catch up with everyone but I eventually will – apologies in advance!  :-)   As always, you can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas at Imagekind • … Continue reading

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International Tiger Day

Today is the International Tiger Day Please visit the official International Tiger Day website for more information here   Another wild animal vulnerable to extinction. Please share…   This is a scheduled post. I will probably not be able to reply as I will be offline for a week. I look forward to visit your … Continue reading

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a creative recharge…

Already plugged in [or -in this case- unplugged!] for a creative recharge! I will see you all in a weeks’ time. Meantime, enjoy a beautiful new week and… smile! :-) Couldn’t leave without a visual… Yep, that’s me recharging already! ;-)   As always, you can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on … Continue reading

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In Limbo – Cinnabar

Second in the series: Cinnabar* This time no mixing with inks – just watercolours.   * Cinnabar is another name for Vermilion, a brilliant red [red-orange] pigment, which is actually made from the powdered mineral cinnabar. A beautiful weekend to everyone.   In Limbo – Cinnabar   detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour … Continue reading

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In Limbo – Fandango

Happy Full Moon! …and a beautiful sunny weekend, my friends. I have been working on a new series titled “In Limbo” This is the first one: Fandango. A huge gift from my father [also a painter], a set of Talens Ecolines and W&N inks were too irresistible not to try and mix [!] with my … Continue reading

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I SEE – Half a Century Of Greek Graphic Designers

Poster “I SEE – Half a Century Of Greek Graphic Designers” 2005 © marina kanavaki Exhibition organized by the Greek Graphic Designers Association [GDA] in 2005. The exhibition was held at Benaki Museum and at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art.   50 designers in Greece, were chosen to create a poster on the theme: … Continue reading

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window no6

A belated [by one day] Happy New Moon! Strange weather… After a scorching heat wave, strong North winds and heavy clouds forebode rain and hail! So, for some stability [!] here is a view from a window on a nice sunny day – or is it, looking in on a nice sunny day… A sunny … Continue reading

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green by the sea

Days are getting warmer… Green by the Sea   detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 17x17cm from my watercolor series “Dreamscapes” *2014 © Marina Kanavaki     SHOP Green by the Sea ART PRINT @ Imagekind [museum quality printing and framing]       SHOP Green by the Sea ART PRINT … Continue reading

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[fur] – really people?

First thing’s first: Happy Full Moon! 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 them [a rather late revelation for me]. Following the “Animal Testing” artwork, this … Continue reading

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storm coming

Yes, you read that right! After summer’s first warm days, a thunderstorm with high winds darkened our city sky! Not complaining of course as I am very fond of rain [especially in summer!] – very spectacular from our top floor apartment! So I grabbed the opportunity and here it is. Storm Coming detail 1 detail … Continue reading

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[animal testing] “really people?”

First thing’s first: Happy New Moon! 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 them [a rather late revelation for me]. For a long long time I’ve … Continue reading

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new work underway…

Just a quick note to let you know that I have been working on a new idea. [to be revealed with the new moon! ;-)] Wishing everyone a happy weekend! A little reminder: Society 6 offer Free Worldwide Shipping* thru May 25th + $5 off on tees, v-necks [new!] and tanks! * offer excludes framed … Continue reading

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forest #4DA

Forest No4 detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Digital Painting From  “Trees & Forests” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP Forest #4 ART PRINT @ Imagekind         [museum quality printing and framing]       SHOP Forest #4 ART PRINT @ Society6              Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on … Continue reading

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character #6

Character No6   detail no1 detail no2 detail no3   “Character #6” 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Oil on paper Original Size: 60x75cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”     SHOP Character #6 ART PRINT at IMAGEKIND    [museum quality printing and framing]       SHOP Character #6 ART … Continue reading

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a flowerthread for May

Happy 1st of May!!! The month of flowers. Here’s a flower thread unraveling in orange blooms, for a …blossoming month! Flowerthread No1 [orange blooms] Technique: Digital Painting © 2014 Marina Kanavaki    SHOP Flowerthread No1 [orange blooms] ART PRINT HERE         [museum quality printing and framing]

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Happy Easter

Easter wishes… yes, we’re going from poppy invasion to egg* invasion…    This time filled with little treats for all my friends**! * for my vegan friends: these eggs were made out of soy wax! **  meaning all you good people who visit and / or leave your kind comments for which I am very … Continue reading

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poppy invasion!

They are everywhere! They even invaded my studio. Have I gone poppy mad? Look for yourself! …on my clock on the pillow oooh, my shower curtain on the rug on the bag on the tees       well, there too! I’m sure that if you click on the link below you will stumble upon … Continue reading

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What Do You REALLY Know About Dog Fighting?

Originally posted on Rumpydog:
April 8 is National Dog Fighting Awareness Day. Designated by the ASPCA, the day is designed to educate us about what dog fighting is and how we can stop it. dog fighters start training dogs as pups (photo from ASPCA) Here are some interesting facts about dog fighting: Dog fighting became…

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Our album BftWN reviewed by Ken Ford-Powell

My good friend, Ken surprised me with a review of our 3rd album ‘Blues for the White Nigger’ As he says: “After I bought this Blues for The White Nigger album and discovered I liked it, I promised Marina I would review it – openly and honestly.” Ken is a very talented writer and Educational … Continue reading

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Stray Animals Day

April 4 is Stray Animals Day For more information visit Stray Animals Day official page here: S T R A Y   A N I M A L S   D A Y   Please Share! They deserve our thoughts and compassion…

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DST, or losing an hour…

This is an homage to the lost hour… Many of my friends are already aware of my views on this unfortunate shift of time to DST* *Daylight Saving Time, or else a horrible way of depriving people an hour! …and also my excuse for not being able to visit all my friends blogs! A little … Continue reading

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Happy Spring Equinox!

Happy Spring Equinox, everyone! It’s the time of year when night and day are about equal length. That will happen at 16:57 UT time The March equinox (or Northward equinox) is the equinox on the earth when the Sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading northward. The March equinox is the vernal equinox in … Continue reading

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orange sea drop

A little process and color alteration to ‘Purple Rays Permeate’ was too tempting to ignore! Hence: Orange Sea Drop! A seascape from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP Orange Sea Drop ART PRINT HERE     [museum quality printing and framing] You can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas … Continue reading

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purple rays permeate

Sunset by the sea of Theologos. Purple Rays Permeate detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 19x17cm A seascape from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP Purple Rays Permeate ART PRINT HERE    [museum quality printing and framing]   You can visit my shop for art prints, framed or … Continue reading

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atom flowers #4

Happy March everyone! Atom Flowers #4 Technique: watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from “marina’s atom flowers” 2013 © marina kanavaki   SHOP Atom Flowers #4 ART PRINT HERE [museum quality printing and framing]

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Months of Searching & Hundreds of Miles Walked

Originally posted on Eric E Photo:
I’ve long been inspired by Marina Kanavaki’s artwork, especially her series “As Above So Below”. These paintings show reflections of shapes both above and below the surface that are differently colored and asymmetrical. They share a common ground though and each color scheme is unique. Much meaning can be…

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Emerald Tree

Emerald Tree detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 20x29cm From the watercolor series “Trees & Forests” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP Emerald Tree ART PRINT HERE [museum quality printing and framing] You can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas at Imagekind • my art prints, framed … Continue reading

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“flying to the unknown”

Markos Alexiou 1939-2014

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back with a new moon!

After a very long and exhausting move, we are finally settled into our new home. I did ‘fall prey to a carton avalanche’ as my friend ‘August Meditations’ feared :roll: but made it in one piece and gradually trying to get back to a ‘normal’ routine. Happy New Moon of January to everyone!

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the move…

however it doesn’t and because the internet will be off for a while I am taking a break for a couple of weeks. I look forward to seeing what you’ve all been up to as soon as we are settled in our new home. Until then, be well, my friends …and smile! •     … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s Eve [and 2013 in review]

To all my friends: Happy New Year’s Eve! Wishing everyone a beautiful farewell to a year leaving and a very warm welcome to 2014. May we make it a beautiful and peaceful one… • A big big big thank you to all my friends here at WP. I am looking forward to another year in … Continue reading

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happy holidays!

Only a few days left to Christmas and I just wanted to wish everyone the happiest holidays! I will be slowing down on my blogging activities for the holidays and thru mid January [moving to a new home], but sooner or later I will catch up! Merry Christmas! [Will be here for New Year’s wishes! … Continue reading

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