Um Abbas

/Um Abbas

About Um Abbas

Sometimes feeling out of this world, mother of three, born in Central Europe, moved to northern England (for 4 years) and than to Middle East (5 years and counting!) . With an Arab/Persian husband, we make one randomly crazy family.


By |April 10th, 2016|

I would treasure the chance to be wrong once again.
I will never forget you.

– The Dread Wolf

Just pondering where he’s hiding now.


By |April 5th, 2016|

Fanart, Dragon Age: Inquisition. Photoshop CS5.

By |April 3rd, 2016|

Still life practice as advised by Ctrl+Paint website (great resource if you never went to art school and want to draw!)…reference used, ofc, that’s the whole point.

I’m still far from any good but I am improving…especially if I truly push […]

The Wolf and the Fall of Haven

By |April 2nd, 2016|

Imagine…the wolf howling in the distance as you make your way to the caravan deep in the Frostbacks after you buried Haven – the wolf whose voice gets stronger the closer you are to your destination, guiding you through the […]


By |April 1st, 2016|

Following newly purchased classes from Ctrl+Paint. I wholly recommend it to digital beginners such as me – just enough hand holding to manage without feeling like a baby.
I learned how to mask. And the difference between ambient and direct light […]


By |March 20th, 2016|

One of my very first attempts to draw on a graphic tablet – no more phone squinting! Portrait referenced from a photo of my sister in law.