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 [...]

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 [...]

The pattern hunter

The pattern hunter

June has officially arrived. Joy. I’ve spent three seasons daydreaming about warmer, longer days, Magnum ice cream and evening strolls. I’m grabbing summer with both hands and taking advantage of the blue scenic backdrops. To mark the return of this long-awaited weather I'm starting a new series as the title reads The Pattern Hunter. Here I [...]

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.