time diversion XVIII

Thursday 23rd, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 24% ↓ • Age: 25 days Eighteenth clock*: Paths of Color III   Paths of Color III Technique: Watercolour Original size: 23×30,5cm from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Thursday: Keith Jarrett: The Köln Concert, Part I from his album: The … Continue reading

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time diversion XVII

Wednesday 22th, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 33% ↓ • Age: 24 days Seventeenth clock*:   Storm Coming Storm Coming Technique: Watercolour Original size: 26x35cm from my watercolor series “Dreamscapes” *2014 © Marina Kanavaki   and for this Wednesday: Juno Reactor: Angels and Men from their album: Labyrinth [with Taz Alexander] Metropolis Records, Universal … Continue reading

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time diversion XV

Monday 20th, March 2017 Moon: Last Quarter • Visible: 52% ↓ • Age: 22 days Fifteenth clock*:   In Limbo – Sepia II   In Limbo – Sepia II Technique: Acrylic, Indian Ink, Watercolour [mixed media] Original size: 14x25cm from my watercolor, ink & acrylic series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   and for … Continue reading

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time diversion XIII

Saturday 18th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 70% ↓ • Age:20 days Thirteenth clock*: Green by the Sea Green By The Sea Technique: Watercolour Original size: 17x17cm from my watercolor series “Dreamscapes” *2014 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Saturday: Brad Mehldau Trio: Secret Beach from the album: Pat Metheny / Brad Mehldau … Continue reading

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time diversion XI

Thursday 16th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 86% ↓ • Age: 18 days Eleventh clock*: Between the Lines Between the Lines Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from Marina’s Dreamscapes 2012 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Thursday: Mortal: Mentor Low-Flying From their album: DECO Rough Trade 1997 Happy Thursday 16! * about this … Continue reading

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time diversion IX

Tuesday 14th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 97% ↓ • Age: 16 days Ninth clock*: Paths of Color [Red, Orange and Green] Paths of Color [red, orange and green] Technique: Watercolour Original size: 30x39cm from Marina’s watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2013 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Tuesday: J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book … Continue reading

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time diversion V

Friday 10, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 96% ↑• Age: 12 days Fifth clock*: In Limbo – Heavy Weather In Limbo – Heavy Weather Technique: Watercolour, Ink, Acrylic Original size: 22x29cm from my watercolor & ink series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   and for this March Friday: Kenny Dorham: Blue Friday from … Continue reading

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time diversion II

Tuesday 7, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 73% ↑•  Age: 9 days Second clock*: The Woods I Pink The Woods I Pink Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13×13 series titled: The Woods – 2012 © Marina Kanavaki and for the seventh day of March: Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy by Return to Forever Return … Continue reading

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Aquamarina Three aka March

Happy Aquamarina Three everyone! March 1st Moon on waxing crescent 11% visible [age: 3 days] Year 2017   12 Months – A Journey Entranced / Wall Calendar By Artemis Marina Kanavaki in Calendars 28 pages, published 9/29/2016 12 months: a journey of numbers and colors. Each month a unique illustration. Each month an imaginary place. … Continue reading

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amethyst two aka february 2017

Happy Amethyst Two, everyone! more about February: here 12 Months – A Journey Entranced / Wall Calendar By Artemis Marina Kanavaki in Calendars 28 pages, published 9/29/2016 12 months: a journey of numbers and colors. Each month a unique illustration. Each month an imaginary place. Original artwork created by Marina Kanavaki. and a reminder:

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10•10•2016 the woods I turquoise

10 of the 10th month and Society 6 gave me the opportunity to post on this day. I received an email informing me that they included my “The Woods I Turquoise” in the Society 6 Shop! So here it is again: The Woods I Turquoise Technique: Watercolour – digitally edited Original size: 13x13cm From the … Continue reading

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01•10•2016•01:00•new moon

01•10•2016•01:00 & a New Moon o.1% All those 1s in combination with the New Moon sound perfect for new beginnings, a refresh, a restart…   One Bone A New Toy One Calendar! [yes, it is finally ready!] by clicking on the above image [calendar’s cover] you’ll be able to see more details about the calendar. … Continue reading

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09:00•9•9•2016

September is here and a habit is a habit so I couldn’t leave a 9999 go unnoticed! 09:00 • 9 • 9 • 2016 [four nines in a row!] I’m sure numerology would have a great deal to say about this. Having finished my month/number illustrations I’ve been thinking about a new project. For now, … Continue reading

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September Magazine

Originally posted on Every Day Another Story:
Hey, it’s September again. Happy September. Here’s a compost re-post of last year’s September Magazine, a joint venture with Marina Kanavaki. which was a salute to the number nine, September being the ninth month. This year, the September Magazine again reminds us that the nine enjoys positive connotations…

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peridot eight

August • 8 •  08:00 •  2016 and with August, I complete my artistic journey of months and numbers. A journey that began in September 2015*. There will be a post with all of them together, some time soon but on with this summer month… …………………………………………………………… • August colors: Orange, Red & Light Green •  … Continue reading

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ruby seven

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

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pearl six

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

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emerald five

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

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diamond four

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

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Aquamarina Three in collaboration with Charlie Zero

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

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aquamarin-itis!

Title is correct! There’s been an outbreak of aquamarinitis at my art shop. Everyday items have been severely infected! Don’t believe me? Have a look:                         As always my work is also available as an Art Print, framed or on canvas here:     SHOP Aquamarina Three … Continue reading

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aquamarina* three

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

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amethyst two

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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as above so below #15

As promised [ or warned!: https://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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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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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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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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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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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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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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