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and finally, fernanda and z

The one on the left is Fernanda (thank you, Lubna) and the one on the right is Z. Z isn’t short for anything. It’s just Z.

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the well-dressed, well-coifed bulgarian lady who occasionally cheated

Listen as you watch: When I started this picture earlier this evening, I was stuck. I knew I wanted to put something on this woman’s head, I just wasn’t sure what. A little ways in I posted my progress on Instagram. Minutes later, my friend Lubna Saif Abbas left a comment: I imagine her with a set of […]

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in triplicate } the creation of unoriginal artwork #52 } heidi & jacqueline

As this drawing came to completion with the woman in red ink, I was reminded immediately of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, hence the title. It has that quality of good and evil, soft and hard. Although one thing I can never remember is which of the two was the monster.

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baa

Is it possible to have a society of individuals? Or must we be sheep in order to function as one.

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new painting today } eve and her sister eve

I finally got myself to a. the dentist’s and b. Jarir Bookstore for my canvas, paints and brushes. I’d forgotten the rush I get when I paint something I feel is strong and beautiful. I love the two women in this painting. I must say, my spirits are lifted and I feel fantastic.

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postcards and feet

This is the progression of my postcards over the past few weeks. And in true Instagram fashion, my feet just had to be in the shots.

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queens of refuse

Music is Brahms’ Hungarian Dance.

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a new storybook drawing } queens of refuse

I’m drawing this for the next book in my series. The theme and title of the book is ‘Chores’. This time I wanted to include one of my storybook illustrations and this one will be it.

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a letter from raw epistle

Every now and then I like a Raw Epistle letter so much I share it here. Did I say every now and then? I think I’ve done it just once before. This is a letter I ‘wrote’ to one of my best friends Maysaa Al-Mumin.

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new painting|october 23, am/pm

I think I’ve entered the zone. It’s a good place to be.

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