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Old Unfinished Painting Redefined on a New Monday

    The last time I worked on this woman I was livid. I ended up wrecking the painting with awful lines, dull, watered down colors and four letter words (which I won’t be showing here). Click on this four letter word for the original plan, or cross the bridge for previous layers.

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A Portrait of Yasmine Alkandari|May 16 am

It looks much more like her now. I totally fucked her up. And I broke my camera. And I’m feeling shitty with the world. Sorry, Yasmine.

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Zahra|You Never Made it in the End

This is Zahra. I painted her sometime between September and October on a watercolor postcard with the intention of putting her through a few tasks and ultimately mailing her to a friend of mine. She passed all tasks with flying colors, but alas did not survive Kuwait’s postal service (sent from Kuwait to Kuwait). Poor […]

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Goodbye, Ophelia

It’s been a bittersweet week of hellos and goodbyes. First Um Kulthum and now Ophelia. I didn’t have much time with Um Kulthum so the farewell wasn’t so bad. This one, however. She’s been with me for a year now. Her space feels so empty already. On the other hand, she will be in a […]

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