"Surat al Ikhlas" I would like to share a work of calligraphy I made in the winter of 2014. Here I have Surat al Ikhlas in what was intended to be Kufic Arabic script. Kufic, the oldest form of Arabic script that emerged from borrowing elements of the Nabatean and Syriac abjads, traditionally excludes the... Continue Reading →
Middle Eastern Christmas
I wish all my Coptic and Assyrian brothers and sisters a blessed and peaceful holiday. I wish for a peaceful and glorious era for the Middle East (and the world) in the near future. Salam and Shalom.
SANA’A — Vibes of Sana’a (Cityscapes Series)
Sana'a: The Capital City of Yemen. In this post, I introduce my first art piece of 2018, in which I combine lettering and illustration. The concept of the lettering was to have Sana'a written in four different scripts: Sabaean, Arabic, Hebrew, and Syriac. Those languages fall into the Semitic branch of languages, have similar origins,... Continue Reading →