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gul iqbal
Birmingham - United Kingdom
Oil Painting - Other/Misc.


I am a female artist who was born in Kenya and raised in Birmingham in the United Kingdom. The vivid colours of Africa are reflected in my art, I also include jewels and crystals into my work to produce a multi-dimensional effect. I specialize in painting asian bridal portraits in oil on canvas and Islamic calligraphy paintings.
phone: 07769260962
website: www.artbygul.com
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Being a Muslim female artist
2009-12-22
Hello everyone, my name is Gul and I am an asian, female artist. I was born in Kenya, Africa and became a refugee in 1972 with my family. i was brought up in the united kingdom. I started painting at an early age, my family are Mughals, who at one time, used to rule India. My paintings reflect my heritage. I have been told by my religous peers that my paintings are anti-islamic. I dont agree. My so called talent in art is one i was born with, it comes from God, so how can it be wrong?

Asian Bride - oils - 75 x 90 - $2500
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gul iqbal
2010-02-18 03:15:42
Thank you Ashi, your comment really meant a lot to me. I am virtually self taught, apart from my art o-level! Are you on facebook? Im under Nas Iqbal, join up and we can chat if you prefer. Once again, thank you for your comment, it touched me..
Ashi Scott-Bey
2009-12-25 07:03:53
Hi Gul, Your works are beautiful. They seem to be straight from the heart, gentle, dreamy & meditative. Even the bridal portrait. Nice play on light too. I love blue mosque.
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