Alphabetical Art

Alphabetical Art

Nowadays I’m spoilt for choice when it comes to inspiration. Innovative ideas can be found everywhere. My notebook is cram-packed with drawings and notes on new projects. Every week a new idea will pop into my head. I can jot down endless designs and inspiration from everyday items, like leaves, plants and twigs. Currently, I’m [...]

Mandala Friday

Mandala Friday

With darker days come darker shades. My colour palette has switched from soft, light pastels to strong, dark tones. After weeks of endlessly blogging about lifestyle and travel topics, I’ve finally posted my latest artwork. Mandala’s are a joy to create and colour. I’ve been doing this for over a year now and it's fair [...]

Mandala Monday

Mandala Monday

Many ginger and mint teas later I’m finally feeling better. And, with this flu-free news, I’d like to share my latest mandala; a bold colour palette, featuring three of my favourite shades. This took a lot longer to make as I got ill halfway through working on it. Nevertheless, after battling off the rusty feeling [...]

Mandala Tuesday

Mandala Tuesday

Missing the intricacy of finely detailed mandalas, I sat down with my trusted tool "the mouse" and got Photoshop up and running. Ready to begin hours of working, drinking hot chocolate and web browsing. Adding my template and guidelines to a blank page, I set the path layer and highlighted the pen tool. Zooming in [...]

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 [...]