Storybook Drawings Category

hour drawing } third hour

I’ve decided that I want this picture to be done for Halloween. It’s one of the saddest times of year for me, in the shallowest way possible; Halloween being my favorite occasion without a place to go and people who really appreciate it. 

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hour drawing } second hour

I’m a little disappointed at not finishing the dress. I did try to sketch as fast as I could. It’ll have to be done in the next one-hour session. 

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hour drawing } first hour

I’ve been meaning to start a new ‘Storybook’ drawing for a while now. This time I set a rule for myself: one hour a day. I was five minutes shy of an hour because the ink in my pen so inconveniently ran out. I’ll be better prepared tomorrow. I hope you enjoy watching this story […]

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good-bye august, hello september

Finishing my Ramadan drawing, which I named A Dozen & One Nights, left a nudging emptiness inside me. I needed some sort of a place to go to in order to lose myself again. So I started this picture last night and finished it today. Not the same. But I think it served as a […]

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ramadan drawing|the end

Eid’s got to come tomorrow now. I just spent the last three or four hours putting what I thought were the final touches to this drawing. Instead, it felt like I was creating a whole new drawing. I guess it’s a little like Ramadan itself. We go through it more or less patiently. And then […]

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ramadan drawing|august 3

I got an idea to draw a picture over Ramadan yesterday. I felt well enough to start it today. The picture quality is horrible and I wish I had an A3 scanner. I’ll look into it over the weekend. For now until then, I’ll scan the parts on my regular scanner.

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The Dream

Sometimes when I want to travel without getting out of my comfy, fat chair, I endeavor on a drawing like this. As soon as I start to draw, the lines transform to rivers with little streams and rivulets of swimming images branching from their banks. through these pictures my mind wanders so far and wide […]

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