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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 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 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 XII

Friday 17th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 79% ↓ • Age: 19 days Twelfth clock*: Atom Flowers #15   Atom Flowers #15 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from Marina’s watercolor series “Atom Flowers” © 2013 and after a long week: Jan Garbarek: I Took Up The Runes from his album: I Took Up … 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Haematite

Haematite / Hematite: According to Collins English Dictionary: “a red, grey, or black mineral, found as massive beds and in veins and igneous rocks. It is the chief source of iron. Composition: iron (ferric) oxide. Formula: Fe2O3. Crystal structure: hexagonal” The name hematite is derived from the Greek word for blood αἷμα haima because hematite … 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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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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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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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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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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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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atom flowers #4

Happy March everyone! Atom Flowers #4 Technique: watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from “marina’s atom flowers” 2013 © marina kanavaki   SHOP Atom Flowers #4 ART PRINT HERE [museum quality printing and framing]

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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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reaching – triptych

“Reaching” triptych Technique: gouache on paper Size: 10x15cm   Reaching I Reaching II Reaching III © marina kanavaki   You can visit my shop for art prints, framed or on canvas at Imagekind or alternatively • my art prints, framed or on canvas or printed on iphone cases, laptop skins, cards, t-shirts & hoodies, tote … Continue reading

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atom flowers #38

detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Atom Flowers #38 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13×13 from “marina’s atom flowers” 2013 © Marina Kanavaki   SHOP Atom Flowers #38 ART PRINT [FRAMED OR ON CANVAS] @ IMAGEKIND            [museum quality printing and framing] Click on the images for more details   SHOP Atom Flowers #38 ART PRINT [FRAMED … Continue reading

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triple happy!

Today is a triple happy day! 1. It started off with a mail I received from my friend Patricia. She was kind enough -to say the least [as if she isn’t busy enough already!] to put up my Polyvore boards up at Pinterest: “Marina’s Art” and also tweet and tumblr them!!!! Patricia is a brilliant … Continue reading

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