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 [...]
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 [...]
A slice of rich, chocolate cake, with the letters HA written on top, sits deliciously in front of me, waiting to be devoured. I’m in no rush to finish it, there's plenty more of where that came from. As I mentioned earlier, it was my Birthday this week and I’ve been busy enjoying it by [...]
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 [...]
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.