It’s difficult to quantify how one researches social media. I’ll give an account of my own Instagram and Facebook escapades in upcoming blogposts but for now, I’m just listing some bloggers I’ve been following for inspiration and also as a from of observational research. https://www.instagram.com/handletteringbysiets/ https://www.instagram.com/humnaraza/ https://www.instagram.com/evazubeck/ https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/lettering/ #realmakersclub #creativemuslimwomen and @creativemuslimwomen @artists.tag @saudiarabia #saudiarabia @abstract.mag @artsy @saatchi_gallery @artforum @artnewsmag @artnet #art @art @canvasmag @hafezgallery @edgeofarabia @saudiartguide @Amirarahimart @elseed @theotherstoryproject @hummingtree @rebelliousbrownie @hirableeh @fatimah.creates @bookgirlingmoments
So this was my second attempt at creating an Iridescent Alloy. I used cellophane to create some initial textures on canvas with gesso, augmented with some heavy modeling paste. The wave was sculpted by hand and the canvas and clay were pour-painted with fluid acrylics separately. I joined the two pieces and then added shards of broken glass to the wave. A lot of detailing with ink had to be done in the end to perfect the piece. I was really happy with this piece. It also lent a lot of structure to the process of creating one of these …
On November 23 and 24th I’m part of a group exhibit called “InstaMania”. Got lots of work to do for it but Unit 1 Assessment comes first! On the plus side, my business cards are ready. To do list: Lots of things to create Finish a couple of Iridescent Alloys get in touch with exprint to see if some of my work can be turned into hi-def prints!
So a cool thing happened. Saudi Emerging Artists, an Instagram page identifying talent, reached out to me for an upcoming exhibition here in Jeddah. And my Iridescent Alloys were featured on their page too!