Botanical Challenge

I finished a 14 day challenge posed by artist Esra Alhamal on her website. I enjoyed painting 14 different types of flowers, coming up with the color scheme and practicing outlining with black ink! I have received many questions asking me about the type of paper, paint, brushes. All I can tell you is that…

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ألقاه في اليم مكتوفًا وقال له “إياك إياك أن تبتل بالماء”

The title is a quote by the Sufi Mansour Alhallaj My true friend, is not the who does not judge me. They are not the one who don’t care what I am, or what I think or I believe. They’re not the ones who encourage me no matter what I choose to do, regardless of…

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“أحبك، إن قلتِ لا أو بلى”

يا بيادر عمري وصبر الدوالي The title is a line from song ساكنتي by شربيل روحانا We don’t want what we theoretically seek. Progress is not as clean and clear as we might like to imagine. We think we know ourselves better than we actually do. We need to disentangle ourselves from what we think…

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Chaos & Noise

SOLD كان يشع منه نورًا وكنا نظن أنها طريقته في الإشراق، لم نكن نعرف أنه كان يحترق I don’t know the source of the quote above. So if you do, please mention it. Anyway, the reason why this one is named Chaos and Noise is because I finally accepted the fact that my paintings will…

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“من يداوي جُرح شَوقي إليك؟”

UNAVAILABLE The title is a line from a hymn sung by Abeer Ni’maah . . . . . . . Here’s a RANT that doesn’t concern you! I recognize that we all want to love and feel loved. But recently I am encountering two people who show their need for love, and being in a…

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“وولدنا مرتين”

The title is a line from the poem “Rita” by Mahmoud Darweesh . . . وتعاهدنا على أجمل كأس واحترقنا في نبيذ الشفتين وولدنا مرتين.

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“Amongst a thousand hues, she’s endlessly”

The title is a line from the song “A Thousand Hues” by Sean Christopher . . . I am Lost In a path I found myself in the middle of Lost – I

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