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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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get sorted sale!

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 pillow day: check out the banners on the right … Continue reading

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Happy March!

A very Happy March everyone! Our album was released yesterday! As promised, here is the album artwork* of Etheras [Αιθέρας] *Artwork: on a full moon Soon we’ll have it up for digital distribution. I’ll leave you with a video of one song from the album: Awakening [Ξύπνημα] and in the words of someone who’ll be … Continue reading

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MK-O new album – release date

Happy Hump Day! As they say, this is it! Our new album will be released this Saturday, February 28 with  KOKKINI KARFITSA, [insert of the newspaper AVGI.] The title of the album is: ETHERAS [Ether]   Many of my friends don’t live in Greece, so stay tuned for news on the digital distribution date!  ;-) … Continue reading

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February New Moon

Phase: Waxing Crescent Illumination: 0% Moon Age: 0.58 days Moon Angle: 0.55 Moon Distance: 363,309.17 km Sun Angle: 0.54 Sun Distance: 147,900,218.46 km source: http://www.moongiant.com/phase/today   in short: Happy New Moon!   Original artwork by Marina Kanavaki © 2015   Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, … Continue reading

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a happy new week

A beautiful new week* ahead! Album nearly done [mastering stage & artwork]. Here’s a little boost for the week ahead: from our second 2CD album: UNREEL Headbanging Funk   …with a smile: :-) Band page you may also find us here: MK-O @ Soundcloud MK-O @ Reverbnation MK-O @ CD Baby MK-O @ You Tube … Continue reading

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album underway…

A beautiful Sunday, everyone! Recordings are coming along nicely and as scheduled. However, because of that, I am busiest than ever. Hopefully in a week’s time, I’ll resume my ‘normal’ rhythms!   Till then, here’s another song from our first album [Ovation] EON      Have a beautiful week ahead!   Band page you may … Continue reading

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happy february!

Happy February everyone! Some of you already know about my artistic ‘duality’ [painting & music]. We [MK-O] are currently in studio recording our 4th album. A fun procedure which however is extremely time consuming, so I apologize in advance if I fail to visit your lovely blogs sometimes.   Hoping to redeem my self with … Continue reading

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january new moon

January New Moon is here. Here’s to new beginnings!  :-) original digital painting by Marina Kanavaki © 2015

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atom flowers for january

Atom Flowers No15   Technique: watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from “marina’s atom flowers” © marina kanavaki   SHOP Atom Flowers #15 ART PRINT @ Imagekind [museum quality printing and framing]     SHOP Atom Flowers #15 ART PRINT @ Society6      By clicking on any of the images, you’ll be directed to my art … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 24,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 9 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading

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Joy Overflowing

My new artwork and… wish to all: Joy Overflowing __________________________________________________________ Joy Overflowing Technique: Watercolour digitally reworked Original size: 21x21cm 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   __________________________________________________________ Happy Christmas & a beautiful New Year! __________________________________________________________ Joy Overflowing art print [framed or on stretched canvas] is available at Imagekind Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on … Continue reading

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winter solstice on a new moon

Today –December 21st– [or 22nd, depending on your location] is the longest night of the year for us living in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest in the Southern hemisphere. As an added bonus it occurs within a couple of hours of a new moon! So: Happy New Moon & Winter Solstice* and Happy Christmas week … Continue reading

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Holidaze in the shower!

The week of deals continues at my art shop and today is all about the bathroom. Shower curtains and rugs specially designed using my original paintings and adapted to create a brighter environment and …a smile! Toady they are available $20 off!   click on the image below for more!   A beautiful Friday to … Continue reading

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Holidaze at my art shop!

Starting on Monday [yesterday that is!], we celebrate ‘7 Days of Deals’ at my art shop Check out my little icon at the right column for the Deal of the Day. Today [Day 2] every framed or canvas print is offered $10 off. Free Worldwide Shipping is on thru December 14th! A great Tuesday to … Continue reading

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happy december!

Wishing everyone a very Happy December   month of Green, Red & …White [at least for some!] in other words: month of joy!               Visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, laptop skins, cards, mugs, t-shirts, tank tops, v-neck tees, biker … Continue reading

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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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