Um Abbas

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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.

Day 8 – Male Figure Study (Male Nudity, NSFW)

By |January 8th, 2017|

For reasons, modesty flap.

Reference from this website (18+ for nudity)

Anthony Ryder’s Quotes about Art

By |January 7th, 2017|

“Each form arcs out and falls back, like the spring of a leaping gazelle.”

“The drawing itself will speak up if a line is too hard or too soft. We all need to learn to listen more attentively to our drawings, […]

Day 7 – Watercolour & Ink practice; traditional

By |January 7th, 2017|

Sorry for the quality, scanner refuses to eat sketchbooks and phone is about to die.

Top image with water-soluble ink and traditional ink pen; bottom with micron pens.

Based on:

Pen and Wash, Alan Owen

Drawing Dynamic Hands, Burne Hogarth

Paint a Farmhouse, Peter Sheeler

Day 6 – Pen & Wash

By |January 6th, 2017|

A copy of Peter Sheeler’s ‘Moonlit Winter Night’.

Essentially a watercolour practice since I am still very wonky and unfamiliar with the actual (read: non-digital) medium;

also a test run of Sakura Micron pens I have finally managed to find in this art-forsaken […]

Day 5 – Zevran

By |January 5th, 2017|

Reference used –  Luke Pasqualino (because he’s totally my face-claim for Zev.)


By |January 5th, 2017|

Anonymous asked: Omg are you for real?? You not only admit to stealing other people’s hard work, but publicly boast about it? Next thing you publish will be traced and celebrated as well?? What then? Sell the prints?! Seriously this […]