Poof! The mind goes blank… Before an important submission, during a meeting or just while trying to be creative with work, often times our minds go blank – unable to unleash the true potential that lies within us only coz we’re facing some kind of … Continue reading How To Fix A Creative Block
Closed doors carry a fascination, a vibe of enigma. So many tales locked behind them, so many stories told or untold by people who sat on the other end; the slightly ajar ones let out a little of the mystery but keep most if it concealed, heightening it. They may symbolize opportunity and a gateway to something new or may even represent a dead end, a barrier; Your perception..
So many dreams must have been concocted behind them, big and small, while so many may have been crushed under the burden of societal pressure. So many strong women were given birth here, while some were thrown to the hands of fury and neglect. So much love was made behind them and also many bruises. many laughters were enjoyed & many tears wept.
I wonder how many of those dreams got to really see the light; but here’s to imagination of not really knowing what happened but hoping it all turned out just fine ..
Laughter is indeed a therapy. In a world full of grim news these days, few hours of laughter with your friends and family can release you from stress and relax you in a much needed way. Comedy Masala, a group of world class stand up … Continue reading #ComedyMasala – Best of Hilarity Comes to Pakistan
Billu rushed to the washroom. It was almost out of control for him after trying to hold back for an hour so as not to disturb the crucial innings he was playing. He ran to the loo as soon as the 5 min break was … Continue reading A Clean High 5 to Save A Life
Karachi is gigantic with massive number of people, cultures, traditions, beliefs, practices, views – both appealing & depressing – it’s a place of thousand stories; or maybe more Recently, in continuation to a former programme “I am Karachi: Travelogues”, The School of Writing has once … Continue reading #YehHaiKarachi – How Young Artists View Their Beloved City
And it all started with a Nescafe… From running over to Dera for a quick short shoot to becoming a part of an entertaining and fun video for International Coffee Day, to deliberately waking up early to share morning coffee quotes with cheery good mornings … Continue reading Greet the World with A Hot Cuppa Coffee
Looking good is one of woman’s primary rights and more than that, it’s about feeling good …but how does one take out time for such luxurious activities when time itself is the most scarce commodity these days. Our hectic office life, continuous exertion on hands, … Continue reading Step into Luxor @ #MonaJSpa
اس تحریر کے پچھلے حصے کو لکھے ہوئے یوں تو کافی دن بیت گئے ہیں لیکن اس سفر کو دل ہی دل میں، میں روزانہ دہراتی ہوں – لگتا ہے ہی کبھی دل سے نکل ہی نہیں سکتا جی تو پچھلا پڑاؤ عطاآباد جهیل پہ … Continue reading جنت کے خطے (3) – ہر سو پاسو
Sajida Hussain, 55 is Islamabad based Pakistan’s renowned figurative artists. She is a mother of three. Sajida Hussain did a diploma in painting and sculpture from Hunerkada, Islamabad, in 1999 and then advanced her training in painting by attending classes for two years at the studio of Masoor Rahi and Hajra Mansoor. She had her first solo exhibition in Karachi in 2000, and since then, has held several solo exhibitions and group shows over a period of 16 years to her credit. Her woman on canvas is surrounded by vibrant cheerful colors and romantic objects. According to her teacher Mansoor Rahi, “Sajida maintains well, the integration in formal form and void surface through using soft value and light, which creates an impact of fantasy.” – The News. Her medium of expression is oil on canvas. She is realistic artists and did her majors in sculptures. Portraits are her specialty.
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When the love is so eternal… you are carved for life; together side by side forever; for centuries to come; for generations to see; for kindred to talk; for stories to be told …for lovers to replicate A common tradition of wooden encarvement in the … Continue reading Carved Forever