Flower Mandala

Flower Mandala

She’s gone missing. For a while, yes. I took a much-needed break, to catch up on my sleep and re-charge all my batteries. I did things the non-blogging way by not carrying a camera or taking pictures of everything in sight with my smartphone.  Back to topic, can you smell the beautiful blooms? I have [...]

Art That Goes Pop

Art That Goes Pop

When there’s an event in town my diary is instantly full. Today, I made a last-minute booking for a free pop art workshop with Farah Visual Arts. Yes free. The event started at 10.30, I registered at 9ish (emphasising heavily on the ish). I rushed my morning routine, breakfast included, out of fear of turning [...]

Flower Mandala: Part 4

Flower Mandala: Part 4

Almost midway, I keep telling myself. As I wistfully look over the extremely slow progress. With new alterations transpiring, this velocity will soon be changing. Fingers crossed. Every new flower brings me closer to the finish line and what a gorgeous one it will be. However, I need to blend a dozen more petals before [...]

Mandala Monday

Mandala Monday

It’s been a while since I made a signature mandala. So here it is, an optimistic mint blue mandala for an uplifting Monday. As of late, I’ve been spending a lot of time researching all types of Islamic art, through online sources and book scans. I’m a picture kinda girl, I look at the images [...]

Mandala Monday

Mandala Monday

Today, for the first time in a month I put my floral painting aside for something more detailed, outlined and gold. I took one last look at the unfinished flower and closed the PSD file. I opened a new page, set the size and added a familiar, overused template; for the ultimate candy, pink escape.