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Diamond Four aka April

Happy Diamond Four! Sunday 2nd, April 2017 Moon: First quarter • Visible: 36% ↑ • Age: 6 days Diamond Four © Marina Kanavaki Technique: mixed media [Indian ink and oil on colored tissue paper, digitally edited] from the series “journey of numbers” © 2016 more about April: here 12 Months – A Journey Entranced / … Continue reading

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time diversion XXI

Sunday 26th, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 4% ↓ • Age: 28 days Twenty-first and last clock*:   D.S.T. or The Lost Hour   D.S.T. or The Lost Hour Technique: graphic design, digital artwork D.S.T. or: The Lost Hour, is an homage to the hour gone missing during the months of summer for … Continue reading

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time diversion XX

Saturday 25th, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 9% ↓ • Age: 27 days Twentieth clock*: One more to go as tomorrow we go D.S.T.   Poppies   Poppies Technique: watercolour digitally edited Original size: 16x15cm Poppies – watercolor by Marina Kanavaki © 2013   and for this last Saturday before D.S.T.: Arvo Pärt: Spiegel … Continue reading

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time diversion XIX

Friday 24th, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 16% ↓ • Age: 26 days Nineteenth clock*:   Atom Sea #20   Atom Sea #20 Technique: watercolour Original size: 18x18cm from my watercolor series “Atom Sea” © 2013   and for this Friday: Ketil Bjørnstad / David Darling / Terje Rypdal / Jon Christensen: The … Continue reading

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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 XVI

Tuesday 21th, March 2017 Moon: Last Quarter • Visible: 43% ↓ • Age: 23 days Sixteenth clock*:   Duality Tree   Duality Tree Technique: watercolour Original size: 23x30cm from “Trees & Forests” © 2016 • marina kanavaki   and for a special Tuesday: Simple Minds: New Gold Dream (81, 82, 83, 84)   from their … 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 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 X

Wednesday 15th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 92% ↓ • Age: 17 days Tenth clock*: Atom Sea #9 Atom Sea #9 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from marina’s “Atom Sea” – 2013 © marina kanavaki and for Wednesday waters: Philip Glass: Living Waters From his album: Anima Mundi [original soundtrack recording] Elektra Nonesuch … 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 VII

Sunday 12, March 2017 Moon: Full Moon • Visible: 100% • Age: 14 days Seventh clock*: In Limbo – Fandango In Limbo – Fandango Technique: Watercolour, Ink, Acrylic Original size: 22x29cm from my watercolor & ink series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki When I chose this clock for the Full Moon I didn’t remember … Continue reading

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time diversion VI

Saturday 11, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 99% ↑• Age: 13 days [full moon ahead!] Sixth clock*: Character No6 “Character No6” 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Oil on paper Original Size: 60x75cm from my solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS” and after a blue Friday, Philip Glass: Changing Opinion from his … 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 IV

Thursday 9, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 90% ↑•  Age: 11 days Fourth clock*: As Above So Below #18 As Above So Below #18 Technique: Watercolour & Ink Original size: 25x23cm from my watercolor & ink series “As Above So Below” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki   and for the ninth day of March: … Continue reading

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time diversion III

Wednesday 8, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 82% ↑ •  Age: 10 days Third clock*: Flowerthread No1 [orange blooms] Flowerthread No1 [orange blooms] Technique: Digital Painting © 2014 Marina Kanavaki and for the eighth day of March because it rains today… Brad Mehldau: When It Rains from Brad Mehldau album: Largo 2001 Warner … 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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a journey entranced

12 months: A Journey Entranced My visual journey through each month has reached an end. The final ‘little’ stone to complete it was the two calendars. The wall calendar I published a few weeks ago and now a full journal / planner for the year 2017. The latter [among other things] has been the reason … 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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