Archive for October, 2013
Ok I didn’t start making them at 4 in the morning but that’s when I finally gave up on them. Used swatches of my fabric designs; ‘Shadow Show’ and ‘Butterfly Blues’. My first little prototypes but after spending about 3 hours just joining the fabric to the metal clasp I don’t know of I’ll be making any more in a hurry. So fiddly! Grr, we gonna have an early night aswell.
I did these prints just over a week ago. I was so busy with the upcoming Eid and work that I totally forgot to blog it. I just remembered! Over a week later, ha!
A big thanks to William Chitangala for writing this article about my work.
Sometimes you can’t recollect, how you landed on certain pages, whilst you were surfing the net. No matter how hard you try, you won’t be able to.
But also sometimes, you do. And that kind of content, presented to you, must have had something sparking, authentic and, somehow, something smart. Exactly that happened to me, when I combed through Behance.net, in order to find some modern African design inspirations.
If I was a neuro-scientist, I could tell you in detail how I got attracted to the work of UK Fine Artist & Newcastle-based SAMAR ASAMOAH alias YEZARCK. But as an aesthete I know how to articulate what and why it caught my attention.
The quintessence of Asamoah’s about says, she, of Caribbean and African background, fuses heritage also with passion for Islamic art. And in deed, the influences can be read very well, as they neatly flow together. The precise…
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I managed to.do.some.printing on Sunday. Stuck to blue only and printed on Samsung phone cases, glass jars and my table top.