PAINTING IN         BAHRAIN

 

            

In December of 2010 I participated in a live art exhibit in Bahrain, hosted by the The Al Hussain Society for Islamic Art. This gallery is a collection of images following my process in creating the painting

 

To read more, visit the following blog posts:

Painting Prep for Gulf Trip

Sewing the World

Working on the Collage

Sewing America with Omani Thread

Painting in Bahrain

Pictures from the Bahrain Exhibit

 

Thumbnail Sketch and Planning
Thumbnail Sketch and Planning
Gathering Collage Elements
Gathering Collage Elements
Fabric Placement and Measurements
Fabric Placement and Measurements
Shopping for Fabric in the Souq
Shopping for Fabric in the Souq
Fabric Samples and Notes
Fabric Samples and Notes
Finished Pieced Fabric Layer
Finished Pieced Fabric Layer
Sewing The World
Sewing The World

hand stitched onto pieced fabric layer of the painting

Sewing the World with Omani Thread
Sewing the World with Omani Thread

that I bought while in Oman

Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Fabric, Notions & Trim Shop in Oman
Working on the Collage Layer
Working on the Collage Layer
Top Third of the Painting is Collage
Top Third of the Painting is Collage
Stitching Fabric Collage Elements
Stitching Fabric Collage Elements
Finding Placement of Elements
Finding Placement of Elements
Drawings on Papyrus from Egypt
Drawings on Papyrus from Egypt
Collage Elements in Place
Collage Elements in Place
Glueing the Collage Elements Down
Glueing the Collage Elements Down
Partially Completed Collage
Partially Completed Collage
Finished and Sealed Collage Layer
Finished and Sealed Collage Layer
Collage Detail
Collage Detail
Collage Detail
Collage Detail
Jawad Dome - California Palms
Jawad Dome - California Palms
Live Exhibit - Jawad Dome, Bahrain
Live Exhibit - Jawad Dome, Bahrain