Material: Palette knife, enamel and oil on canvas
Size: 100cm x 76cm
I have always been interested in art, and wanted to explore my creativity. In 2000, I enrolled for ceramic classes that I really enjoyed. In 2004, some of my ceramic pieces were selected by Ceramic South Africa for the National Exhibition at the Pretoria Art Gallery. I also did decoupage and mosaic-making. In 2008, I enrolled for drawing and art classes at Cameron’s art studio, and learnt to draw. I continued from there, working mainly in oils; I did figurative and abstract painting. Painting brings me much joy, enjoyment and fulfilment, and I intend to continue expressing my creativity through this medium. My art is influenced by Islamic Architectural history; my travels, religion (Islam), and nature, as well as the multi-cultural society I live in.