Diamonds are forever BUT I am not…

geology and painting and diamonds

“The minerals diamond and graphite have the same chemical composition. They are both crystallized forms of Carbon. But they have totally different physical capacities:Diamond is the hardest mineral, transparent, with an extremely strong glow. On the other hand, graphite is one of the softest minerals, it is black, dies easily (common pencils) and has the minimum of glow.These extreme contrasts…

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Dare Imperfectionism

dare imperfectionism blog post about painting

All my life I had been wishing that I was brave. But I do not have any big announcements to put on this list with the bold achievements. I wish I had travelled to unknown destinations with only a backpack with me. I wish I have done hitchhiking, bungee jumping, sleep in a tent in the woods and talked to…

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One inspirational fear

pikrodafni painting

    My childhood’s summers were spent on a Greek island, called Zakynthos. In this house’s yard, there were many plants and trees, since my father’s love for vegetation had led him to plant the trees before even building a house. Along the fence, there were some oleanders with pink and white flowers. I remember at the age of  6-7…

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Children, Wisdom and a poem I never forgot

    Early every morning, that I drive my car to my job, I use the same driving routine. Following exactly the same streets and make the turns and stops like a pre-made map.Each morning, same time, the same route, sometimes five minutes later, others earlier, but almost every day I get to meet the same people. I drive, they…

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Love , Freedom and Palm trees!


It ‘s been about a year or so that I want to paint the palm trees as seen from underneath. Specifically in the mid of the day, when the sunlight is on the fullest shining curve and when you stare the sun between the palm leaves … you see so bright sky and the palm trees seem black because of…

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