Yesterday I finally got my Secretary carbon light boxes back from the Sultan Gallery, through no fault of theirs but mine, as it was I who was neglectful. So I thought, to give them their due TLC, I’d put them on display one more time before storing them indefinitely.
This one is more about the demo than the final product.
It was hard for me to stop working on these Kalamazoo drawings back in October. So I decided to start again, because having them in my life makes me a happier person. I use all sorts of supplies on these: stamps, water, watercolors, ballpoint pen, pencil, and carbon paper. I always work on two at […]
How’s this for a coincidence. The number 76 is a milestone for me as it was the first time I noticed what year it was (I was six at the time. Is that too old to learn about dates?). I became so conscious of it because I saw it everywhere, this magical number 76. The one that […]
Listen to Woe Be Gone by Ani DiFranco, off the Sombreve playlist: Apart from having the coolest name ever, Jenny Casanova took some really lively photos at the opening of Secretary. She was the lady with the red-cased mini-iPad standing in the corners taking candid shots.Thank you, Jenny, for sharing these with me.
These are 51 of around 500 drawings I’ve done on this paper for my upcoming show secretary. The stationary is made specially for Mogahwi, my favorite suppliers at the moment. Not the store in the City but the one in old Salmiya. They have the most antiquated stationary there, I love it. I called this collection The Kalamazoo […]
I’ve been working with carbon paper for years now and still find it fascinating. Here I’m sharing some of my latest scraps, including several that I’ve inverted just for fun. Listen here to Siouxsie and the Banshees’ Kiss Them For Me.