Analyzing Patterns #1: Part II

In the previous post, I wrote and posted a setp-by-step video on how to draw the pattern as shown in the reference photo. In this post, I will move to the painting part and begin by explaining the process I used. In Ottoman pattern painting, It’s important to outline your pattern and motifs. However, for…

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Analyzing Patterns #1 Part 1

It’s about time I start a new series of analyzing patterns. It’s not until I observed some of the photos I took when I traveled to Turkey that I better understood the patterns used in most of their decor and designs. Being able to reach such a level is true happiness that me studying the…

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From Sketches to Reality

Many designers long for the moment they see their sketch and digital designs come to life. Especially when it comes to a product design. This time I’m showing you my own sketch that turned into a real product. And I will share with you the process with words and some photos to align it all…

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Digital Patterns – الزخارف الرقمية

عملت بالزخارف الرقمية منذ ٨ سنوات الى يومنا الحالي. بدأت بالتطبيق باستخدام برنامجي الفوتوشوب والالوستريتور. والنتيجة هي بأنني لاحظت انه لا توجد طريقة واحدة لتصميم الزخارف الرقمية بل توجد العديد من الطرق. شهور وسنين من التصميم والتجارب إبتكرت طريقتي الخاصة في تصميم الزخارف الرقمية لخصتها في الرسم التوضيحي في الأسفل: هذا نموذج لمعظم الطرق التي…

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تصميم الأزياء

هل تريدين رسم الازياء بشكل صحيح؟ هل تريدين ان تصممين مجموعتك الخاصة بك؟ ممكن! توجد بعض اخطوات التي من خلالها تستطيعين ان تصممي مجموعتك الخاصة بك ولكن من السهل قول ذلك في البداية. كل الخطوات (على مدى سهولتها) ولكنها تستلزم الالتزام، الصبر، والتمرين. من الطبيعي جدا ان تكون صعوبات في البداية ولكن مع كثرة التمرين…

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A Journey in the Mesopotamian Region

In my last trip to Turkey, my family and I visited the Mesopotamian area starting from Mardin, Deyrul-Zafran, Nuseybin, Hasankeyf, and Dara. It was one of the best journeys we did in a long time. Every city had its own culture, touch, and environment. We stayed at Mardin for 3 nights but went out for…

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Traveling Within Japan

It’s not the first time that my family and I travel locally within Japan. However, every time we explore new cities and places. This is real adventure. Especially when you visit places that aren’t too familiar or you only know about when searching and asking. In this trip, we visited Kyoto (for the third time),…

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The Right Tools The Right Way

What happens when you use just the right tools? A miracle happens. You won’t know how skillful you are unless you use the right tools the correct way. I know, this may not be new information but we tend to overlook such details. Personally, I love discovering and experiencing new experiences. So I always look…

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