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English: The Heaven's wrapping (Forgive me if I have disgraced Latin, it just sounded sweet)
Greetings Everyone, My name is Usamah. This is my second completed piece and I’m super excited to finally meet the community and learn from all of you, yay! Please, Please, Please, I welcome every single one of you to put forth whatever artistic criticism that you have, regardless of anything. Whatever comes to your mind, just say it (just don’t be a big fat meanie please, we all have feelings) …..I can only view the world from my two eyes, and there is so much that I miss…so tell me what you see, and perhaps we can both expand our experience and learn….and have some good fun too!
One more thing, I have chosen to walk the path of medicine with the most serious intention that I possess, thus during school I may not be able to spend much time, if any at all, painting and conversing with the community, so if I fail to respond to your comments…Forgive me, I hope that you’ll understand.
I hope you guys like it!
My thanks and gratefulness to all of you, for your time, your words and for your patience.
Safety and Peace my Friends! Usamah
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By the One Whose Hand holds my soul, what a most strange thing that has happened, strangest of the most strange. In complete seriousness, of all of that which I could have been listening to on this planet, I was indeed listening to Joe Hisaishi's "Legend of Ashitaka” as well as “The Tatara Women Work Song” at several points in its creation…..wow, I really haven’t any idea what to say.
Please, you are really far too kind….To you I give you my thanks, I hope you carry on, passing this kindness to others, there are so many more in need of it, that are more worthy of it.
As far as being a “painter,” I haven’t the slightest idea of the fundamentals or technique. I’ve just been drawing random things, doodling stuff and dabbling about ideas since I can remember. I don’t really have a specific “process,” but sometimes I have an idea that I start out with and every stroke is to get closer to bringing the image in my mind “out”, but often times I just start off from a “chaos” of values and colors and begin to move them about until they flow and my mind will begin to construct forms in a setting, which changes over time, I try not to “force” anything, so I kinda let the painting control whats going on initially, if that makes any sense. This process can be frustrating though, many times nothing is made and it becomes too chaotic and I often find myself getting overwhelmed with ideas flooding my head ( the opposite of “painters block”). In this approach, I try to find a balance between the painting and myself, not taking it over, nor letting it dominate my mind. In the end, the way the art is to me… I do not create the puzzle, nor its pieces, I simply put them together… Safety and peace my friend