This painting gave me a spiritual feeling specially at night, when I was praying at Al-Madina mosque. I preferred to paint this view during the evening for its view had a very spiritual impact on my soul, specially during the holy month of Ramadan. I chose the sky to be black in color to allow the place of worship itself to shine. Thus to allow the floor of the mosque to give a smooth dramatic reflection."
"It is one of other pieces in her 'Meshkhas' collection which means in Qatari slang 'Gold'. I wanted introduce the gold heritage of Qatar in trendy portraits that is close to the young generation. This collection contains four other portraits that demonstrate other pieces of well-known jewelry used by our mothers and grandmothers along with their names to make them more memorable and known by the younger generation."
"This vase is of fine high end porcelain (Limoges), 100% hand painted by Silvana Nader of Arabic design derived from ancient artistic authentic era of blue themes and background. The vase is painted with pigments and oil and finished with original silver metal and glazed. This piece is for classic Arabic home decoration, exists as a unique piece. The vase is accompanied with a hand painted plate also of modern Arabic design finished with Gold metal."
"My art piece can be taken as an experimental piece as I have tried calligraphy with blend of branches and flowers connecting it to nature which is my strongest point and favorite to paint any time. Instead of keeping the background sky blue I have used crimson red with chrome white to give it pinkish color background. The other canvas is a simple calligraphy with contrast of gold and green. The third painting visualizes the dreamy scene moonlight into river along with branches."
"'Beauty of Allah' describes His everlasting Power and Mercy. Allah is the Most Merciful and Forgiving, and in this art work, I want to express my gratitude to Allah for all His Mercy and Benevolent qualities, especially during the Blessed month of Ramadan. Allah is Great!"
"Few strokes should give the expression and the feeling nothing more. Light is a main element that provides the shape of the subject. Colors are primary and from the ground where its origins like the subject in this case, the bread. The choice of the bread is because it's the main and basic food for many of us around the world for thousands of years. Bread is an essential ingredient in our daily meals for the rich and the poor."
"At the moment a Muslim is born and again on his death bed, seven Arabic words are whispered into his ears: “La ilaha ilia Allah, Muhammad rasul Allah” which translates, “(There is) no god except Allah; Muhammad (is) Allah’s prophet.” This creed, which is the focal point of Islamic religion, is instilled into the mind of a Muslim from cradle to grave. It is repeated five times a day in the call to prayer. Muslims are also encouraged to repeat the name of Allah as many times as possible throughout the day, And the Kaaba, meaning cube in Arabic, is a square building elegantly draped in a silk and cotton veil. Located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, it is the holiest shrine in Islam."
"This art piece represents the collective soul. The intricacies of what lies below the surface. A city bustling and full of a variety of people and the deep seated nuances that make up the layers of Qatar. During Ramadan, the deep spirituality and devotion is not seen but is ramified throughout the city, below the surface."
"A lantern has always been a symbol of hope to light the way from the darkness. This Ramadan, the whole world has been at war against a faceless and invisible enemy, the global pandemic, which doesn’t feel compassion nor listen to cries, knows no mercy and doesn’t understand helplessness. 'Doha’s Lantern' gives hope, encourages calmness, and encourages resilience to people in Qatar and the whole world - praying that this thief will be vanquished for good and humanity’s freedom be restored."
"During this pandemic that we live in, I thought I would put a funny spin on the situation and send a message for people to stay at home and not just to 'hangout' at the market. I hope people will laugh, but at the same time be more aware and responsible of their actions at such times."
"It symbolizes the trust, strong communication and love of each member of the family. There are times when a family have misunderstanding but we should know how to forgive. No matter what challenges that a family will face, everyone should support each other with faith and prayers."
"These are all digital art pieces I’ve curated over a period of time and most of it are florals in which I am fond of. In times like this, I hope that my art pieces bring us back to the nature and reminisce our not so old life."
"My piece represents the growth we go through during Ramadan. The background is the comfort we get during these days as pink is my favorite color. The flowers beneath the girl symbolizes growth, blue is Family and the relatives we reconnect with, while red is the strengthening connection with Allah."
"Never any work is done without cooperation among the people. Hand by hand together we can save the country."
"My art piece represents togetherness. It represents the happiness we feel when we go to pray to Allah with our families and the warmth we feel when we sit together in a majlis, enjoying our time under a beautiful sky studded with stars. The colorful lamps represent our happy and colorful lives."
"I think Ramadan is a time where father teaches their sons and daughters about faith (Islam) which creates this spiritual intimacy among fathers, children and Allah, which is where the idea of inheritance of faith came from. Ramadan helps children further understand their father faith and as result these children will inherit their fathers faith."
"This calligraphy art piece consists of the oldest calligraphic form. The Kufic (الكوفي) calligraphy was developed around the end of the 7th century in Kufa, Iraq. Early Quran manuscripts were written in Kufic.
“KUN FAYAKUN”(كُن فَيَكُونُ) is the word written on this piece. It’s an arabic phrase that appears in the Holy Quraan. It means “Be, and it will be”.
The word “KUN” means to “Be”, manifest or exist. It’s used in references to Allah’s glorious creation powers. When he decrees a thing, he says to it only: “Be” and “it will be”."
"A simple and minimalistic illustration that depicts the Museum of Islamic Art in special colors and perspective to reflect a clean and modern look. This illustration was made to create a happy positive vibe while celebrating the scene many people enjoy every day. I intend to create series of scenes from all around Qatar to include as many landmarks and parts as possible."
"A map of Qatar on which there’s a Dua. I tried to showcase the beauty of Qatar by showing its beautiful towers which are located along Corniche. Wishing everyone in Qatar a Ramadan Kareem by my piece of art and my hard work."
"As you can see in the artwork, there are two faces shown, they are expressing their feelings with each other feelings. Both emotional experiences and physical sensations — such as hunger or pain — bring about feelings, according to Psychology Today. Feelings are a conscious experience, although not every conscious experience, such as seeing or believing, is a feeling, as tried to explain in the artwork.
Each colors, which I have used in this painting expressing their own feelings. Colors and feelings are closely linked. Warm colors can evoke different feelings than cool colors and bright colors can create different feelings than muted colors. It all depends on how the psychological effects of color are being used."
"I use big variety of acrylic,threads,ribbon colors in my frames which bring it to life. My work is created using Mix media between embroidery and painting with acrylic color using ribbon in embroidery to create extra dimensions I also do customized frames and ceramic mugs."
"I took this picture of Abu Qubaib masjid / in Arabic (مسجد أبو القبيب) in December 2, 2017 - 4:59 PM by Canon 5D mark iii.
It is a prominent Islamic cultural landmark of the landmarks of the State of Qatar and it has a symbolic advantage over other Qatari mosques; because it was built during the era of HH Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani, the founder of the State of Qatar.
This mosque symbolizes the place of Muslim worship and due Corona Virus Pandemic Muslims are not allowed to pray in masjids especially in this holy month where Muslims used to pray altarwaeh their."
"My art piece depicts a mosque with detailed patterns, which represent the rich history and culture which Qatar has as you delve deeper into exploring the country. Celebrating Ramadan in a Muslim country is a blessing, especially when you have the opportunity to embody the spirit of this holy month by attending prayers, gathering with friends/family and strengthening your faith."
"The Cannon - Part of the Ramadan culture for a long time. Its one which i have always loved to watch during Ramadan. A sign that is been used at the time just before Iftar. This photo has been taken at Wakra - Souq Wakif. There are other places around Qatar where this is located such as the state mosque."
"Cookies symbolise the anticipation of Eid Al Fitr after 30 long days of fasting."
"My Ramadan Jewellery Cookies symbolises the wealth, the glamour and the grandness of the Ramadan celebration here in Qatar. I was awed by the local handmade jewelleries during a stroll in the Gold Souq. The gold and the intricate details of the jewellery really took me away and I was inspired, hence I decided to “cookiefy” it."
"A quick watercolor painting of a lantern, mostly with a cool tone. Quiet and minimalistic to reflect the Ramadan we are experiencing in the year of 2020. The lantern is the Middle Eastern/North African style of lantern because that reflects the culture of the artist and is typically used to decorate homes in Ramadan globally."
"A poor worker in soul waqif finally taking a break a few minutes before maghrib to sabeh and pray while waiting for the athan so he can break his fast. In the foreground we see the man holding a sebha with his hands in a praying position, in the background we can see a blurry Fanar since the focus is on the man."
It has a Qatari family and camels to resemble qatar and a qatar flag behind the swirls, a lamp and crescent. To make it Ramadan-themed, I put the word "Ramadan" and under it is the arabic form of "Ramadan."
"This art piece reflects Ramadan’s power and beauty and how kids during this pandemic got the chance to discover Ramadan through their curiosity in a more spiritual way. As Ramadan is a self reflection month, this art piece is inspired by my younger sisters as they really got to understand and learn about Ramadan this year. Due to this global pandemic, they have extra time for themselves and Ramadan really helped them learn patience and kindness as if it’s a discovery."
"The piece symbolizes the simplicity yet the importance of this occasion for all Muslims, especially here in Qatar. They may be at home but they're still with their loved ones to uphold one another and reflect of what really counts in Ramadan. Even at home they still hold on to their faith and belief. Together, simple as that."
"This art piece is named sadu as it highlights the sadu as a cultural component. As an artist I like to link my culture to my art work and I always present my culture in a modern way to make these art pieces. In this art piece i have used the collage technique to create the dimensions of the picture."
"When I'm painting, I'm not aware of what I'm doing. It's only after a get acquainted period that I see what I've been about. I've no fears about making changes for the painting has a life of its own.I'm a big believer in the emotion of design, and the message that's sent before somebody begins to read, before they get the rest of the information; what is the emotional response they get to the product, to the story, to the painting - whatever it is."
"The artwork symbolizes one of the most and popular placse in Doha, Qatar: the 'Souq Waqif'. I decided to paint this place because of its popularity in the city. It is one of the tourist spots in Qatar."
"The detailed work outlines the personal experience of each muslim individual during this pandemic. This art deploys a sense of collectivism in a time of isolation, with the means to spiritually connect oneself. With the continuous sound of tranquility lies the reality that society has to survive with rules that no longer apply. Along with the fact that a spectacle beyond belief has been unfolding before our eyes, this has caused individuals to stop metaphorically under the shade of trees to be awed by the unlimited efforts bestowed by authorities to control this widespread virus."
"This art represents current world’s situation, where all of us are missing someone, feeling lost and unprotected but there will always be people who will comfort us and give us hope.
I’ve decided to show how most of the people are spending Ramadan nowadays. Main character of the art is pleasantly surprised about arranged video call from her friends and family. Regardless the distance between them they are close emotionally in this times during the holiday."
"The concept of this video is the same as what we are hearing which is a stuck routine. I thought of representing this word hardly stuck in the box and it takes some time to go back to its normal routine. This word means a ruined schedule that we all have during the quarantine. The video concept is representing a ruined schedule of 2020. This phrase has a lot of meanings, we usually say this word when referring to many planned activities when we cancel them such as goals and tasks or having a late bedtime."
"This art piece shows the art of Arabic (Islamic calligraphy). This type of calligraphy is known in Arabic as khatt Islami (خط إسلامي), meaning Islamic line, design, or construction.
The development of Islamic calligraphy is strongly tied to the Qur’an; chapters and excerpts from the Qur'an are a common and almost universal text upon which Islamic calligraphy is based. The holy Qur’an was revealed to us in the month of Ramadan and on the night of Laylatul Qadr (Night of Decree)."
"In this art piece Zeinab wore a white shall embroidered with beautiful flower patterns due to that fact the Palestinians express good health, hope and success by floral patterns.
And since we are currently in a health crisis, this art piece was done to give hope to everyone around the world, that this crisis will run peacefully, and In shaa’ Allah this Ramadan will heal souls."