The Butterfly Effect

Introducing Aries: The Warrior Goddess

Introducing Aries: The Warrior Goddess

Welcome to my newest painted world: Astrology. Introducing Aries: The Warrior Goddess

Beautiful Aries. She shows up like a sparkly ring of fire on a mission, blazing a path for us all.  Aries begins in the light part of the year, as the leader. The warrior of light. She is the first sign of the Zodiac and is a fire sign so she has the very first spark and flame of idea and innovation, ruled by Mars. It is her duty to make her ideas come to fruition. A part of her journey is embarking on that mission of self-discovery with clarity and focus.

The Sea, the Stars, the Sun + the Moon.

The Sea, the Stars, the Sun + the Moon.

I have always been so curious about the stars; the moon, the sun and the galaxy illuminating the sky above us. When I was young and learned that I was born with my sun in Pisces, it made sense immediately.  Marina, the over emotional, creative, watery, dreamer. I was a fish, swimming all over th...
The Birthday Paint Challenge

The Birthday Paint Challenge

A 30 Day Paint Challenge by Artist Marina Billinghurst with 41 paintings for her 41st birthday made to help those effected in the Ukraine. For the month of March, proceeds going toward – United Help Ukraine UHU

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

Over the past 3 years since making Art of Marina my full-time business, I’ve been inspired by hundreds of women; some have guided me and carried me through this entrepreneurial journey of being an artist. They are the ones who helped me grow my wings… And now it’s time for change. Starting with...
The Provincial Flowers of Canada

The Provincial Flowers of Canada

 Flowers make my heart sing. I love that they can represent love, friendship, happiness, ceremony, and birth. They also represent countries and symbolize ways of life. I am a proud Canadian. I’ll be forever grateful that my family immigrated from Croatia and I was able to be born and blossom here...
How To Properly Frame + Hang Artwork

How To Properly Frame + Hang Artwork

Choosing a Frame I often get asked by clients what the best frames for my prints are.  My favourite to date are the Gallery Matted Wood frames from Bed Bath & Beyond. Made of solid wood, they offer a clean look that doesn’t detract from the painting, while the width of the frame simultaneou...