Illuminated Manuscript: “Sapari Tema” Remake

Original Author: Sa'adia ben Amram Title of Work:  סַפְּרִי תַמָּה תְמִימָה   (Sapari Tema Temimah - "Tell me, O innocent one") I decided this time around to create a piece reminiscent of Mediaeval illuminated manuscripts, and illustrated some of the key themes from the poem. This is in no way an accurate portrayal of illuminated manuscripts,... Continue Reading →

Socotra

SOCOTRA, Yemen . . . a celestial island of Dragon Blood trees and dragonflies. Her fragile ecosystem is falling apart. It was a slow death at first; climate change is a familiar culprit. Her wounds took a turn for the worse amid the ongoing war against Yemen. The world must not turn away from this injustice.... Continue Reading →

Yemen.

I illustrated this 3-piece poster in the first week of April 2015, mainly to promote the diversity of Yemen. When the 3 pieces are combined, it creates the full 6" by 15" scene. At that point in time, Yemen had faced two weeks of non-stop bombing and airstrikes from saudi arabia. It is now early September,... Continue Reading →

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