Aris Gavriilidis

writer-artist

shells compositions

Poseidon's chessboard
Poseidon's chessboard

I have been playing chess since I was a boy. I always wanted to make my own chessboard. I did it! The black pebbles and the black sand keep their natural colour. I dedicated my chessboard to Poseidon, of course…

The Flower of the Stone
The Flower of the Stone

For those who think that stones do not blossom...

Disneyland
Disneyland

While in Disneyland, Orlando, I was impressed by the tall, colorful towers where the heroes of fables were supposed to live. This is what this composition reminds me of.

Poseidon's chessboard
Poseidon's chessboard

I have been playing chess since I was a boy. I always wanted to make my own chessboard. I did it! The black pebbles and the black sand keep their natural colour. I dedicated my chessboard to Poseidon, of course…

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When I discovered the beauty of the sea shells, a new world was opened in front of my eyes. 

I combined them  and was surprised by the unexpected result. I hope to surprise you, as well.

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