To Applaud Myself

To Applaud Myself

9.30 pm fast is open, a slice of rich double chocolate cake sits in front of me, ready to be devoured. Just what I need after a long day at work, there's nothing chocolate can’t fix. As I work around children, I'm accustomed to receiving mini handmade gifts. Today, I was given a drawing by [...]

Coffee Table Books

Coffee Table Books

In the midst of Shoreditch, I found a nice little gem whilst strolling through Rivington Street. Artwords is a pleasant bookshop that caters for creative readers. Upon entering I was instantly surrounded by neatly, organised thin and chunky books and magazines. I made my way through the store turning as many pages as I could. [...]

You did not wake up today to be mediocre.

You did not wake up today to be mediocre.

I certainly didn't. I'm a self-growth, stay out of the ordinary enthusiast. My Insta feed is filled with non-stop positivity quotes. I love reading through them, as they’ve become a part of my daily routine. On the gram, I follow inspirational mentors like Jay Shetty, who's constantly updating his followers with motivational posts. Thus keeping [...]

De Novo: Once More

De Novo: Once More

One more cool blue-ish, green transitioning mandala before I try something slightly different. My love for Islamic art grows every single day. The intricacy is just stunning. I’ve been introducing more Islamic patterns into my work. Therefore, the next piece I work on will be a surprise, to myself too,  as I'm still at the [...]

Spring Clean

Spring Clean

Feels like winters cooking up a storm. There’s nothing like using the arrival of Spring as an excuse to draw. The best way to update my work is with a statement blue palette, adding a little spring into my step. The cooler shades have so far been my favourite colours to work with. Think sky, [...]