Hello there I have had an avid interest in Islamic geometric art, plaster carving & persian flower painting for some time. Last year I was gifted a course with the Princes Traditional School of Arts painting miniature trees & really enjoyed it. I have had this miniature painting for around 25years &
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What initially sparked your interest in miniature painting? Where are you now on your journey? Where do you hope to go?
Hello I am Daniela I currently live in Vienna (Austria). I started miniature painting this year, below is my first work 'Goat and phoenix' (postcard). I felt attracted by the strong vivid colours, the small size and the process of miniature painting. I am currently working on a A4 format with two ph
Hello all, I'm Nancy. I have not taking any miniature painting courses and I haven't painted any miniatures myself (though I have been painting for over a decade). I have an MFA in painting and I know a good deal about European painting but my knowledge about Eastern painting is lean. With that said
Hello everyone, I am new to the forum. I first attended Vaishali's class at PTSA on clouds over the last past weeks. I loved it and it makes me feel that I need to go on with painting. I am a paper and book conservator specialising in Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings. If I have developpe
I’m going to attempt to summarise... I am admittedly very very early on in my artistic journey, I finished school abruptly in March 2020 when the UK lockdown began and was supposed to be starting an Art History degree last September, due to the pandemic and my situation I deferred my university p
This is the shortest bio I could find: Vaishali Prazmari is an artist incorporating Persian, Indian and Chinese elements into her work. This cultural richness has a historical tradition dating back to the Silk Road and it is epitomized in Islamic, Safavid Persian and Mughal Indian miniature painti
Hello! Thank you Vaishali for including me in this group. I am Prathima from Bangalore, India. I am mostly a self-taught artist and I have dabbled with multiple styles of Indian folk art. My love for Indian miniature arose after attending a short workshop last year during the lockdown on Rajasthani
Hello, my name is Sair and I am a self taught artist. I didn't study fine art but I did learn to read paintings and have an MA in History of Art and Archeology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. I started painting at a very young age but was introduced to the
Hi! This is Mahnoor Ali from Pakistan. I am a self taught artist. I use miniature techniques to create realistic paintings. During quarantine i made my first detailed drawing and it was so much appreciated that an old NCA student told me to make miniatures, she told me the tools and techniques and h
Hello everybody! I'm Hannah Charlton, in Spokane, Washington, USA. I make Gothic style miniatures on vegan parchment, using gouache, pens, and gold ink. I studied art and art history at Whitworth University but am mostly self-taught in miniature painting. I'm so happy to learn that there is a commun
I have been putting my inner visions on paper for as long as I can remember. My work draws from diverse sources including atmospheric physics, classical Persian and Indian art, lyrical abstraction, and religious iconography. I am inspired by the patterns that shape our world and my search for a real
Hello to all Forum Members, my name is Paola Marinangeli, I am Italian have decided to join this forum because I am very much interested in Islamic Arts and particularly in the world of Illuminated Manuscripts, I am a painter , Arabian Horses are my most beloved source of inspiration. My warm regar
I wish that for all of you, I'm Marit and have had quite a few lessons from Vaishali now. I'm not very fond of sharing a lot on online public places so I keep it short 😉 . I came to this forum through Vaishali because I have many e-books I liked to share, I will see where I can put a post with a
Hi, I’m Roxana. It’s a pleasure to meet you all! As a descendant of poets and artisans, ever since I can remember I have been immersed in the world of creation, growing up alongside its magnetism and delights. I’m a great enthusiast of (especially ancient) history, artefacts, arts, mythology, folk
I am a retired biologist, an artist, calligrapher, and music producer/engineer. I’ve been drawing and painting since childhood. I paint album covers for Strunz & Farah, a renowned guitar duo comprised of a Costa Rican and a Persian who have been performing and recording together since 1979. Neotropi
Hi everyone! I'm a professionally trained Book and Paper Conservator and I previously worked in Universities and Libraries. I graduated from a 5-year MA degree in Painting Conservation in Belgium, before completing a 2-year MA degree in Conservation of Books and Library Materials in the UK in 2015.
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