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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Last Sunday we LOST an hour in our part of the world, moving to D.S.T. [Daylight Saving Time]. Many of my friends are already familiar with my views on D.S.T. [for those who aren’t: dst-or-losing-an-hour]. As if that wasn’t enough [!], I’ve been experiencing some technical issues. Therefore I’m on a short break to sort … Continue reading
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
Happy May 1st everyone! …towards better and happier days, especially for those who suffer.
A bouquet of flowers for the first of May. The month of color. Happy May everyone! May Flowers by marina-kanavaki on Polyvore
Happy April everyone!!! Poppy Technique: watercolour Original size: 11x11cm Poppy – watercolor by Marina Kanavaki © 2013 SHOP Poppy ART PRINT HERE [museum quality printing and framing] Poppies Technique: watercolour Original size: 16x15cm Poppies – watercolor by Marina Kanavaki … Continue reading
Happy Spring Equinox!