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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Triptych duet

After Dmitri Shostakovich, I decided to take one of our own musical works [MK-O] to create an art video with. So here is ‘Triptych‘ from our latest album ‘Ether‘ [Etheras]   with my painting “Reaching“ Enjoy a beautiful weekend and Full Moon tonight!

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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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late July…

I think I heard somewhere: “never plan ahead”… This was going to be a follow up post to RUBY SEVEN… Alas! Life had other plans! July has been [still is] an overwhelmingly eventful month. I’ll stick to the joyful part in the form of the following tiled mosaic of photos. A new member in our … 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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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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war 1990* revisited

Illustration “War 1990*” © marina kanavaki Technique: Acrylic on paper Original size: 100x310cm [photographing it was a challenge – a big thank you to my tutors for their ingenuity and …juggling skills!] Illustration “War 1990*” © Marina Kanavaki detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 detail 4 detail 5 detail 6 the text: In one of … Continue reading

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1-6

Happy 1st of November! I thought I’d start it with a …trip! 1-6: A trip “a trip from number 1 to number 6” 1990 © marina kanavaki mixed media [oil – indian ink and tissue paper] This was a visualization of a trip. Could have been ANY trip, yet I chose to travel from No1 … Continue reading

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atom flowers #9

Happy first of August! Atom Flowers #9 Technique: watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from “marina’s atom flowers” 2011 © marina kanavaki      SHOP Atom Flowers #9 ART PRINT HERE                                                                    [museum quality printing and framing]   Marina’s Art Shop Visit Marina’s Art Shop for more Atom Flowers on items. See also Marina’s calendars with her Atom … Continue reading

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come to light

Come to light Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from Marina’s Dreamscapes 2012 © Marina Kanavaki     SHOP Come to light ART PRINT HERE                                                                       [museum quality printing and framing]  

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2012…

Best wishes for a flourishing 2012! marina’s fortune tree © 2011

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the zoo

  poster for the zoo 1991 © marina kanavaki Technique: Charcoal on paper, paper cutout [bars & type] [the blue and red versions were digitally processed] Original size: 70x100cm When visiting the London Zoo for a college project, I was walking in front of a big cage trying to see what animal was behind the … Continue reading

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