July • 7 • 07:00 • 2016 and according to numerology, 7 represents Truth, Trust and True Desire! Be prepared for a very powerful spark of change! …………………………………………………………… • July colors: Red, Pink, Purple & Green • July Birthstone: Ruby, Carnelian • July Flowers: Larkspur, Tulip, Water Lily & Delphinium • Words of the month: Happiness, … Continue reading
June • 6 • 06:00 [yep, three sixes in a row! 😉 ] and on a New Moon, June is here! …………………………………………………………… • June colors: Light Blue, White & Cream • June Birthstone: Pearl also: Moonstone, Alexandrite, Agate & Opal. • June Flowers: Rose • Word of the month: Good Health also: Happy, Friendship, Love, Strong, & … Continue reading
Some time ago I painted this Little Chakra Tree [some of my friends may remember it] Little Chakra Tree Technique: Watercolour • Original size: 27x16cm • Marina’s Little Chakra Tree from her watercolor series: Trees & Forests © Marina Kanavaki detail 1: Muladhara detail 2: Swadhisthana detail 3: Manipura detail 4: Anahata detail … Continue reading
Fifth hour of the Fifth day of the Fifth month: MAY! The name originates from the Greek goddess Maia [one of the Pleiades and the mother of Hermes]. …………………………………………………………… • May colors: White-Yellow, Red & Green* * [keep your eyes open for something green to follow…] • May Birthstone: Emerald also: Sapphire, Agate, Chrysoprase, Beryl • … Continue reading
Now that April Fool’s long gone, I may safely proceed with my interpretation of… April. Lame excuse huh? Well, better late then never, here is April! Fourth month of the year. Its name originates from the Latin ‘Aprilis’ [from the verb aperire, “to open” for spring, the season when flowers ‘open’. The Greek word Anixi … Continue reading
One of the privileges of a blogging community is meeting and collaborating with like minds. I am proud to present our collaboration with an extraordinary poet: Charlie Zero [click on Charlie’s name to be directed to his page] Plasma ball sun centers the embryo host. Electricity fingers paint a bluish yellow at the end … Continue reading
Last Sunday we LOST an hour in our part of the world, moving to D.S.T. [Daylight Saving Time]. Many of my friends are already familiar with my views on D.S.T. [for those who aren’t: dst-or-losing-an-hour]. As if that wasn’t enough [!], I’ve been experiencing some technical issues. Therefore I’m on a short break to sort … Continue reading
3rd month of the year [already] day 3 – 03:00 EET March [from the Latin: Martius – named for Mars, the Roman god of war] marks the beginning of Spring [meteorologically on the first day, astronomically on the 21st – 23rd, also known as Spring Equinox [for the Northern Hemisphere]. Speaking of Spring, it seems … Continue reading
Duality Tree Technique: watercolour Original size: 23x30cm from “Trees & Forests” © 2016 • marina kanavaki SHOP Duality Tree ART PRINT @ Imagekind [museum quality printing and framing] SHOP Duality Tree ART PRINT @ Society6 By clicking on any of the images, you’ll be directed to my art shop. … Continue reading
Time for a musical post… …and a short trip down memory lane! There was a time, my husband [Oannes] and I hadn’t met and followed solo musical careers, before creating our duet, MK-O. Looking back at videos during those years, we came up with a couple of live performances. Fan to watch after all those … Continue reading
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
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
To everyone I wish for 2016: with kindness & health and a thought for all those who are no longer with us
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
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
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!
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!
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!
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!
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
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
…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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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 bags, … Continue reading
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
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
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
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!
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!
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!
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
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 supermoons … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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! 😉
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