While taking an indefinite break from working on wood with pyrography I felt a nudge -or maybe more of a growling push- to do something a bit abstract. To just play with some colours on canvas. Continue reading An intuitive abstract painting that pushed my boundaries
My latest pyrography artwork, ‘The Gift’, (completed just before Christmas) was created in cooperation with children’s book author Mrs Yota Kotsauti at Ένα κείμενο, μία εικόνα to illustrate the story of the Greek gods Athena and Poseidon Continue reading ‘The Gift’ – an illustration of Athena and Poseidon
In Greece where I live one of the most influential motifs is the Evil Eye, a symbol prevalent not only in Mediterranean cultures but one which is found in several other cultures and religions around the world. Continue reading The Evil Eye – Its Meaning, Colours and Design
Beginning from the gold vault beneath the Bank of England Dr James Fox takes us on a fascinating journey looking at the history of gold from its discovery, significance and applications in Ancient Egypt followed by Christianity, its evolution into a symbol of power and status to the present day. Continue reading The history of Gold
In my explanation of how we perceive colours, I will try and keep things as simple as possible because one can get lost in the physiological and anatomical analysis of the eye! Continue reading How do we see colours?
To understand what colour is, it is necessary to first look at the source of colour. Continue reading What is Colour?
Architect Bjarke Ingels of bjarke ingels group realized an architect’s dream when he was called upon to design and create the incredible LEGO House, now open to the public since fall 2017 in Billund, Denmark where this classic toy was invented! Continue reading The Colourful LEGO House – a child’s dream comes true
I don’t do much work on canvas, but lately I’ve been getting the urge to do more so I honoured the calling resulting in this, what may be for some, a rather raw outburst of expression….. Continue reading Self-Love Artwork
A dear friend of mine sent me this beautiful quote from a Greek blog, written by Stefanos Xenakis. It’s so simple, beautiful and true that I had to translate and share here, both for you and for me to refer to as often as necessary…. Continue reading A daily reminder