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 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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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on blue… by Frank

A long time WP friend, Frank, had a wonderful idea [no surprise], to create a series of posts / collaborations. I was honored to take part in one of them: On Blue   It is not the first time Frank honors me by sharing my work. Back in 2013, he did a ‘Take 5‘ on … 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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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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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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character #6

Character No6   detail no1 detail no2 detail no3   “Character #6” 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Oil on paper Original Size: 60x75cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”     SHOP Character #6 ART PRINT at IMAGEKIND    [museum quality printing and framing]       SHOP Character #6 ART … 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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purple rays permeate

Sunset by the sea of Theologos. Purple Rays Permeate detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 19x17cm A seascape from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP Purple Rays Permeate ART PRINT HERE    [museum quality printing and framing]   You can visit my shop for art prints, framed or … Continue reading

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Orange Rays Permeate multiples

Remember the multiples? Here is the sunset by the sea of Theologos multiplied and adapted on various everyday items: Orange Rays Permeate   Orange Rays Permeate on various items                                            click on images to see more details A … Continue reading

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ode to a new moon

Sunday, November 3rd [2013] New Moon Solar Eclipse You can check exact time and visibility from your place here: Timeanddate.com Observers in the eastern coast of the United States, northern South America, southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa will be able to see a partial eclipse. The eclipse will reach its maximum over the … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time GONE [twice]

Continuing the DST series or else my desire to get that hour back, here are two more clocks with my ‘dreamscapes’ Paths of Color [TBG] & Paths of Color [GP] see here: Paths of Color [TBG] & Paths of Color [GP]     You can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time* GONE!

It’s the time of the year that we get our hour back* Time to set our clocks back to …normal! [some already have] * Well, some countries actually go forward! * Daylight saving time (DST)—also summer time in British English— is the practice of advancing clocks during the lighter months so that evenings have more … Continue reading

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orange rays permeate

Sunset by the sea of Theologos.   Orange Rays Permeate detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 19x17cm A seascape from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2013 © Marina Kanavaki     SHOP Orange Rays Permeate ART PRINT HERE          [museum quality printing and framing]   You can visit my shop for art prints, … Continue reading

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paths of color [turquoise, blue and green] multiples

Missed my multiples? Here they are again! Paths of Color [TGB] printed on various everyday items. As you will notice, there are new items added to the collection. Tablecloths, Laptop sleeves, Beach towels, Throw blankets, wine stoppers and more. Paths of Color [turquoise, blue and green]     As always, you will find many more … Continue reading

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at the beach with style!

Off to the beach? Enjoy it in style!  🙂 Click on images for more details or visit my art shop here             

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