Al-Khidr ?????, “the green one” is the Sufi archetype of direct revelation. In Lebanese folklore he’s sometimes identified with St George, the patron of Beirut.
Materials: watercolor, silver leaf and gel pen on 300g Cotman paper. The total paper size is 50×50cm.
by Joumana Medlej
Picture ID: 15ccec6
Tawba ???? is “repentance”, but what it’s meant to express here is a “turning of the heart” from the inessential to the essential, from the lower to the higher self, from illusion to Truth...
Original: ink and gilding on 300g Cotman paper, 50×50cm.
My calligraphy work is a modern and creative approach to Kufic, one of the oldest Arabic scripts, which I have learned by apprenticeship with a master since 2007.