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watercolor sketchbook } striped soup

This is actually a new watercolor sketchbook I just bought from Green & Stone’s in London. The reason I’ve started yet a new one is that the one I was previously painting in is still at the Mathaf Museum in Doha. What could I do, I had the urge to do some watercoloring last night and this morning.

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niece

I had a lovely morning with my niece Yasmeen yesterday. We went to Jarir bookstore and each walked out with one bag, one canvas and a gift certificate. We went to mine where she drew and I painted. Does it get better than that on a Saturday morning?

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new painting on friday } the five others

You can safely say that I spent last Friday painting like it was my last day on earth. My children had been home from school the previous week and I had the Palestinian Cultural Center exhibition set up the next day. For weeks I had been planning to paint a sister to this painting I did […]

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the bumblebee spree } the el adly family

A few days ago I was watering my plants and made a nice little discovery. It wasn’t a global discovery, as glue had already been invented. But I found that with just water and tracing paper, I could easily create a physical bond between my girls and flesh-and-blood humans. I tested the first ‘prototype’ on […]

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yet another new book } watercolor sketchbook

I’ve never owned a hard-bound watercolor sketchbook. The idea never even occurred to me before this beauty caught my eye at the Green & Stone stationary shop in London. I also love the fact that it’s in portrait format, perfect for my ladies.

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t-shirts three and four on august 2nd

I’m all out of T-shirts. I have to replenish my supply soon. The exhibition is coming up and I’ve got billions of things to do. But I’m starting to get that feeling that I’m on track rather than lost. And that fills me with renewed excitement for my projects.

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t-shirts for my upcoming exhibition

I have finally started work on these t-shirts for my next PrettyGreenBullet exhibition in November. This is one, nineteen to go. Initially I wanted to paint twenty-one but have settled on twenty. I’d love to do more but I have to be realistic about time.

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two faces created on a very difficult day four years ago

I’ve been meaning to photograph these two small canvases which hang at a friend of mine’s place for ages now. I finally did yesterday. These two drawings were created at a very difficult time when I felt that the only power I had left in this world was to draw a picture. I was very […]

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