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Featured Artist: Izza Moosa (16, Maldives)

Featured Artist: Izza Moosa (16, Maldives)

"Drawing Mandalas soon became a way for me to find a peace of mind. It became a little hobby that I had found! I started drawing Mandalas at the age of 12. I had seen work of many artists on social media which inspired me to start drawing my own. Ever since the age of 10, I have always loved patterns. If I had a choice, I'd always choose something with a pattern, whether it was clothes or notebooks. When I discovered Mandalas, I loved the idea of creating my own patterns.Whenever I had free time, I'd choose to use...

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Mandala Art

Mandala Art

Mandalas (Sanskrit: मण्डल, lit, circle) represents spirituality. Originally objects of devotion in tantric Hinduism and Buddhism, in more general terms the Mandala represent a universe or a microcosm of the universe. As an art form, its absolutely mesmerising. The artist has a connection and a conversation with the core of the mandala, and moves progressively from the outside to the centre; and once within, achieves a beautiful finish, that perfectly connects and ties every little element of the mandala together.Mandalas demand the artist to have a meditative experience with the piece, and through patience, precision and finesse, achieve not only...

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Featured Artist: Zura Wafir (19, Maldives)

Featured Artist: Zura Wafir (19, Maldives)

"A lot of my work is inspired by Maldives and it's natural beauty, as seen in the map of Maldives, 'Golden Archipelago'. I use lots of blues to recreate the different shades of the ocean at home and it's still a work in progress because there's always something new to experiment! I used to draw and paint figures and still life when I was little, thanks to the countless art lessons my parents made me attend, but I only discovered my favourite medium and style of art a couple of years ago. I work with resin and acrylic to create...

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Resin & Paint

Resin & Paint

Resin as a medium creates a myriad of detail and surreal looking structures. The resultant piece is a paradoxical deliberate experiment, of poured paint and dripping resin that achieves a psychedelic, hypnotic and dreamlike finish. The artist sees in millions of colours, patterns and details to create a truly passionate and vibrant piece. Look out for our first LOVELOCAL artist next week!

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