Sketching in Najaf
In the summer of 2010, I made my first trip to Iraq to visit the graves revered by the Shi'i Muslims. Among them is the grave of Imam Ali, the first Shi'i Imam, in Najaf. I was curious and would often wander when I found myself on the top floor of the hotel I was staying at. There I found dozens of oil paintings depicting the tragedy of Karbala when the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, his family, and friends were brutally martyred and taken captive. That's where I stood, faced the direction of Imam Ali's grave and told him I wanted to paint for him too. Every time I return to the holy city of Najaf I repledg
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When I find the time to photograph my work, I'll post it. (I've started my Master of Landscape Architecture so it may be in another three years ). Trust I'm still insanely making and creating behind the screen; the dr ...
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