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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sunday 19th, March 2017 Moon: Last Quarter • Visible: 62% ↓ • Age: 21 days Fourteenth clock*:   As Above So Below #3   As Above So Below #3 Technique: Watercolour Original Size: 34x24cm from my watercolor series “As Above So Below” *2012 © Marina Kanavaki and for an abundantly beautiful Sunday: Vijay Iyer With … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dmitri Shostakovich: Babi Yar

Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No.13 In B Flat minor, Op.113 Adagio: “Babi Yar“ Poem “Babi Yar” by Yevgeni Yevtushenko Bass: Marius Rintzler Gentlemen from the Choir of the Concertgebouw Orchestra Concertgebouw Orchestra Bernard Haitink Babi Yar  by Yevgeni Yevtushenko Nad Babim Yarom pamyatnikov nyet. Krutoi obryv, kak gruboye nadgrobye. Mne strashno. Mne sevodnya stolko let, Kak … Continue reading

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january 2017 – belated wishes

Still January so, my dear friends, here are my belated wishes for a beautiful 2017, to everyone. May it be a kind and peaceful one. My sincere apologies for my long absence. I’ve missed you all but life has thrown various challenges and I wouldn’t be true to my motto: “Art Towards a Happy Day”… … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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duality tree

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

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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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9 days of gifts: day 5

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

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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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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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going offline

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.

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Resa is “off to the Theater in Paths of Color”!

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

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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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