6 Egyptian Female Painters That Take Their Art to the Next Level

6 Egyptian Female Painters That Take Their Art to the Next Level

by Nadine Arab

Egypt has been a creative hub for different artists throughout history, and today, we have a lot of promising talents in the art scene. In this article, we decided to focus on painters, and particularly those who didn’t just settle down for just painting on a canvas. Instead, they went out of the box bringing […]

Artist Uses Henna to Bring Palestinian Landscapes Back to Life

Artist Uses Henna to Bring Palestinian Landscapes Back to Life

  Fatima Al-Ghoul, a 36-year-old Palestinian painter, has decided to use henna for something that doesn’t involve tattooing. Instead, she created a series of paintings of historic sites in Jerusalem and other Palestinian territories, a job she’s been doing for the past eight years.     “Henna is part of our culture, which is why I chose to draw these […]

Artist Brings Palestine To Life Using Arabic Coffee

Artist Brings Palestine To Life Using Arabic Coffee

  Drinking Arabic coffee while listening to Fayrouz on the balcony is an old traditional way Arabs like to start their morning. Palestinian artist, Yazan Ghareeb is taking this morning ritual and turning it into an educational platform to spread awareness about the Holy Land. Ghareeb began using Arabic coffee as paint when he was […]

Staircase Art around the Middle East

Staircase Art around the Middle East

Spreading happiness usually sounds a lot easier than it actually is. But When artists took to the streets and started painting staircases around the Middle East, everyone was happy! It might seem like a simple, pointless act, but every time you come across one of these spectacular staircases, you’ll find yourself smiling from how bright […]

Artistic Couple Beautifying Cairo with Leslie’s Lost Art and Cairo’s Dish-Painting Initiative

Artistic Couple Beautifying Cairo with Leslie’s Lost Art and Cairo’s Dish-Painting Initiative

Every once in a while, an artist comes along and touches the lives of many people around us. Whether the initiative is made to send a message or just bring a kind of joy in the darkest of moments, artists make it their mission to express a certain feeling and make a difference through art. This […]

#100DaysofMyDubai – Day Nine: Spending an Evening at thejamjar, My Own Version of The Factory

#100DaysofMyDubai – Day Nine: Spending an Evening at thejamjar, My Own Version of The Factory

  Today, I found the perfect place for anyone to just create: @JamJarDubai, the ninth in my #100DaysofMyDubai challenge, the cherry on top of the pie of my “uh oh” phase.       The Factory   I was extremely sick on meds (Klacid, Zomig and Adol Extra) and I didn’t even have the energy […]