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money-box me, money-box you!

I have been volunteering with the Palestinian Cultural Center for over fifteen years now, and a few years ago, we launched an initiative to include children in our efforts to aid Palestinians inside Palestine. And what better way to get the kiddies involved than by having them collect their coins in these money-boxes decorated by […]

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the sitting series } six complete, four to go

I am really gobbling these up. I am enjoying the process so much, because I find it both comforting and rewarding. If you remember, in a previous post I felt these were finished. Last night I decided that three of them weren’t. So I developed those three and left the last untouched. It just didn’t […]

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studio redo {phase two} putting things back together again

Well, this is as much as I can do with it for the time-being. My advisor Yasmine’s at work today, so we decided that, because our goal has expanded to re-doing the whole area, including the living room and desk area, we’d wait for the weekend to proceed. One step at a time, and of […]

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new painting|a murder of ballerinas

This is a painting I started weeks and weeks ago. It was originally intended to be a painting someone had commissioned me for. But she just didn’t want to be. And now I think I know why.

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A New Portrait

A few days ago I was commissioned to paint a portrait. It’s a scary thing, but I am just starting to enjoy it. I know I still haven’t captured the spirit of this young woman but I know I will. I can’t wait til it’s done. I just hope she will happy with it x

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Art Lesson at the G

Last summer I was asked by ¬†Eman Elshareef if I would give her art lessons. I was quite hesitant at first because I’d always thought of teaching as a highly respected vocation, necessitating great patience, a good connection with the pupil and a strong ability to instruct effectively, characteristics none of which I possessed. Somehow […]

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Fairuz & Me|All Out War on March 7 AM

DAMN DAMN DAMN. I could just punch her right now. Well, it’s my fault really. Physics? In any account, it’s not her fault. But I can see that this may be a serendipitous moment. Oomph I can just scream.

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