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 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 VIII

Monday 13th, March 2017 Moon: Full Moon • Visible: 100% ↓ • Age: 15 days Eighth clock*: Little Chakra Tree Little Chakra Tree Technique: Watercolour Original size: 27x16cm Marina’s Little Chakra Tree from her watercolor series: Trees & Forests © Marina Kanavaki and to accompany this Monday’s “Little Chakra Tree” Osho: Chakra Sounds Meditation “In this … 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 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 I

March is already here. The month heralding Spring, officially: March 20th – Spring Equinox. However this series of posts was triggered by an ‘unfortunate’ [to me at least] event. An event that takes place every year on the last Sunday of March [in our part of the world] and returns to its blessed normality on … 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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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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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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my little chakra tree redux

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

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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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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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9 days of gifts: day 9

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! 🙂  

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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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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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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 @ 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 II

Completing ‘In Limbo – Sepia’ here is: Sepia II Again a combination of Watercolor, Indian ink and Acrylic.   A beautiful weekend to everyone.   In Limbo – Sepia II     detail 1 detail 2 detail 3   Technique: Acrylic, Indian Ink, Watercolour [mixed media] Original size: 14x25cm from my watercolor, ink & acrylic … 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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fully recharged!

Back and fully recharged!   A belated Happy August!   a note to all my friends: it may take some time for me to catch up with everyone but I eventually will – apologies in advance!  🙂   As always, you can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas at Imagekind • … Continue reading

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a creative recharge…

Already plugged in [or -in this case- unplugged!] for a creative recharge! I will see you all in a weeks’ time. Meantime, enjoy a beautiful new week and… smile! 🙂 Couldn’t leave without a visual… Yep, that’s me recharging already! 😉   As always, you can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on … Continue reading

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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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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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