Monthly Archives: February 2010

Echo The Divine

Some time ago, I was apporoached by Gazelle Media, a production company who were interested in making a short film about me and my work. The clip was intended to be part of a larger project, focusing on artists, faith … Continue reading

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What’s in a face?

  There Was Once A Girl… by Ayesha Gamiet (2009) Just recently, my eight-year old niece was off school due to a cold. During the day, her Mum had to run some errands, so I agreed that she could spend … Continue reading

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A Crash Course in Islamic Manuscript Illumination: Classical Technique

  Flower Basmalah (2007) by Ayesha Gamiet When I was a little girl, I remember flicking through art history books and viewing pictures related to Islamic art: intricate stucco carvings and mosaic work, vibrant embroidered textiles beside jewel-like miniature paintings, … Continue reading

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