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the fly

The Fly, 2005, acrylic on canvas

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From The Yellow Tape Portraits. Eleven

eleven, 2009, acrylic and oil pastels on canvas, 91×152 cm It’s funny. I almost didn’t include this one in the show. But it was a favorite among the gallery visitors and eventually found a home.

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From The Yellow Tape Portraits. Four, Thirteen, Six

Yes, yes, they’re not in order here, but Thirteen was indeed painted after Four. I titled them after they were all complete and hanging in the gallery. I added two bows to the one above, right before the show. She’s wearing her skin on the outside rather than covering it up.

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The Famouses

These are my paintings of iconic people, all of which were commissioned by my brother, Mohammed. And all of which reside with him and Jana (visit them here).

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Si’s Girl

Si’s Girl, 2007 Acrylic on canvas 91×152 cm In 2007, just out of the blue, I decided to paint a picture using dark, dark colors. I can safely say that this is the darkest painting I’ve ever done. It was painted at a time when I felt my happiest in a long while. I usually […]

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Pulse Post 567

Pulse, 2007 Acrylic on canvas 91×151 cm

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Lunch Post 567

Written on the back: The more I talk about it, the more it clings to me. Lunch, 2007 Acrylic on canvas 91x151cm

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Jana & Iber Complete and Not

Well, this is it. I am very happy with it. I decided to keep Jana the way she is, unfinished, incomplete. The painting will be part of an exhibition/auction benefiting the Animal Friends League of Kuwait/K’s Path. Works will be displayed at the Dar Al-Funoon Gallery for two days, and the auction will take place […]

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Jana & the Giant Schnauzer Iber

I started a painting today. I’m painting it specially for an auction which is to take place mid-February at the Dar Al-Funoon Gallery in Sharq. More about this in future posts. Because the auction will benefit a certain animal shelter, I felt that it was befitting to paint a portrait of two of my favorite […]

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Mitimara

A little over a month ago I decided that I wanted to create these postcards and send them out to my friends. I only got round to mailing them about a week ago. The first, to my blogsister Miti Aiello, arrived a few days ago. My mouth just dropped when I found this in my […]

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Clown

Ever felt like punching a clown?

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Zahra and the Elements Day 6

  Monday, October 5, 2009, 4:38 pm: Zahra’s night out with the cats didn’t faze her much so I took her to IKEA with me today instead. Then I drove over her with my Subaru Outback. Tonight I will bury her by the cornicarpus trees.

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Zahra and the Elements Day 3

  October 2, 2009, 9:45 am. Today I will cook her.

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