• Art,  Painting

    Kaaba Painting

    I’ve been meaning to share this painting on my blog for quite some time now, this painting is very close to my heart.  It is of the Kaaba, or the building at the center of the most sacred mosque.  This is the direction that Muslims pray in and it is the place that Muslims go to for pilgrimage at least once in a lifetime.     This was made as a commissioned piece, and it now lives on a living room wall in Vancouver.  This canvas is 24×36 inches so 2 feet by 3 feet, the largest canvas I’ve made.  This is an acrylic painting and the gold on the kaaba…

  • Art,  Mixed Media & Art Journaling,  Painting

    Painting- Blue Mosque

    I’ve shared some of my paintings out of order, this is actually the very first mosque painting that I made and It’s really special to me because it started a whole group of paintings that people are really connecting to.   There isn’t really much else that I can say about this painting so I’ll just let it speak for itself. I’ve taken techniques out of my mixed media/ art journal and brought them on to the canvas with the addition of the mosque.  This is the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Turkey, better known as the Blue Mosque.  The next mosque painting I made was the Putrajaya Mosque. © Ammara Cokar…

  • Art,  Crafts,  Painting

    Painting- Putrajaya Mosque

    Happy new year! I hope that everyone had an amazing holiday season and stayed warm.  I don’t really make new year’s resolutions per-say because there are constantly things that I am trying to improve and change all the time.  One thing I will try for this year though is to post at least once a week on either my art or my recipe posts.  So here’s to week 1 of posting weekly! Let’s see how long this lasts- fingers crossed. Almost a year ago now, my uncle took me to this beautiful mosque in Putrajaya Malaysia called the Putra mosque which is situated on the edge of the man-made wetland. …