January 31, 2016

Today's thirtieth and final entry in my Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge is the outside of the Coffee House in Bastakiya, old Dubai.

 

I've absolutely loved this challenge throughout January for many reasons: I've enjoyed painting every day, something that I don...

January 30, 2016

Day 29 of 30 is the first piece I didn't paint in my studio - this was painted in the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi as I have been on an Artist's Retreat with other UAE and Omani artists to share our experiences and knowledge of being an artist.

 

Today's painting is of an al...

January 28, 2016

Day 28 of 30 in the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge and today is the tower of the Arabian Tea House in Bastakiya, old Dubai.

 

To view other artists work for Day 28, click here.

 

Oil on canvas, 6" x 6"

January 27, 2016

Today's painting is an alley nearby to the Tashkeel studios.

 

Oil on canvas, 6" x 6"

January 26, 2016

Day Twenty-Six and today's painting is of an alley near to the Tashkeel studios in Bastakiya, heading towards the Ruler's Court.

 

You can find work by other artists in Leslie Saeta's 30 Paintings in 30 Days here.

 

Oil on canvas, 6" x 6"

January 25, 2016

A stairwell inside the Majlis Gallery decorated with a variety of pots. You can see a lot of artists exhibiting there, the first gallery opened in the UAE . It's really worth a visit!

 

You can see other artists participating in Leslie Saeta's 30 Paintings in 30 Days Cha...

January 24, 2016

Today's painting, as I count down the final few days until the end of the Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge, is an alleyway view near the Coffee Museum in Bastakiya.

 

You can see other artists' participating in Leslie's Satea painting challenge here

 

Oil on canva...

January 23, 2016

Here is the courtyard of the Local House Restaurant, nearby to the Majlis Gallery. It's a lovely, picturesque place where you can try all sorts of local delicacies!

 

You can see other artists' participating in Leslie's Satea painting challenge here

 

Oil on canvas, 6" x 6...

January 22, 2016

 This is one of many wind towers in crowning Bastakyia's traditional houses. This one is on a main alley, leading towards Ruler's Court. Wind towers were an early way of cooling Emirati houses and also a show of status as only wealthy housholds could afford building th...

January 22, 2016

Near to the Coffee Museum in Bastakiya is this shopping street, where you can buy lots of lovely and traditional things like copper coffee mugs, carpets and other touristy knick-knacks. Needless to say, I have spent quite a bit of time browsing the wares on offer!

 

Oil...

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