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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Face on Yellow Crying Red

  detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 detail 4 detail 5 detail 6 Face on Yellow Crying Red Technique: Gouache Original size: 10×14,5cm from marina’s “Characters”  © marina kanavaki Note: As this is an original work, it is bound to have “imperfections”. In this case very few of them were retouched or cleaned, as I … Continue reading

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character #15

detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Character #15 Technique: Ink and pastel on paper Original size: 12x21cm Character #15 © from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”     SHOP Character #15 ART PRINT HERE                                   [museum quality printing and framing]

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add character [#20] to your day!

             Black t shirt cafepress.com V neck tee cafepress.com Character #20 Journal cafepress.com Character #20 [2] Journal cafepress.com Character #20 [black] Mug cafepress.com Character #20 Mug cafepress.com Character #20 [black] Mug cafepress.com Character #20 marina kanavaki marinakanavaki.com   SHOP Character #20 ART PRINT HERE [museum quality printing and framing]

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character #17

detail 1 detail 2 detail 3 Character #17 Technique: Ink on paper Original size: 12x21cm Character #17 © from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”     SHOP Character #17 ART PRINT HERE                                                     [museum quality printing and framing]

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character #12 multiples

“Character #12” ready!!! For my Characters, I usually avoid applying them on home decor as it doesn’t seem “appropriate”. However this one looked good [to me of course] in a very twisted way on a few home items! It also surprised me -nicely- on all those colorful tees! So here it is: “Character #12” printed … Continue reading

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character #20

“Character #20” – 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Acrylic & Ink on paper Original size: 9x14cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”      SHOP Character #20 ART PRINT HERE                                                                       [museum quality printing and framing]   Marina’s Art Shop Visit Marina’s Art Shop for more Characters on items.

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character #10

Character #10 Technique: Ink & Gouache on paper Original size: 13x23cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”     SHOP Character #1o ART PRINT HERE                                      [museum quality printing and framing]   Marina’s Art Shop   Visit Marina’s Art Shop for more Characters on items.

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character #18

  “Character #18″ 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Ink on paper Original size: 13x23cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”     SHOP Character #18 ART PRINT HERE                                                                [museum quality printing and framing]   Marina’s Art Shop   Visit Marina’s Art Shop for more Characters on items.

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the zoo

  poster for the zoo 1991 © marina kanavaki Technique: Charcoal on paper, paper cutout [bars & type] [the blue and red versions were digitally processed] Original size: 70x100cm When visiting the London Zoo for a college project, I was walking in front of a big cage trying to see what animal was behind the … Continue reading

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character #4

“Character #4” 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Gouache & Ink on paper Original size: 9x14cm from M.K. solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS”   SHOP Character #4 ART PRINT HERE [museum quality printing and framing]   Marina’s Art Shop   Visit Marina’s Art Shop for more Characters on items.

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