Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Huda Beydoun - One of the "O" artists :)

Huda Beydoun, one of the artists chosen by Oasis Magazine for its first art exhibition, is being recognized for her talent.

Arab News interviewed Huda Beydoun who talked about being a part of Oasis Magazine's "O" exhibition: (excerpt from the article & link)


"If I were living in a different world, Picasso would be my father and Jackson Pollock would be … my stepfather?” These are the words of a 22-year-old Saudi painter who has sold over 35 paintings in four years.

Huda Noor Baydoun is an undergraduate student majoring in special education at Dar Al-Hekma College in Jeddah. On graduation, Baydoun wishes to pursue postgraduate studies in art therapy.

The 22-year-old paints with a small brush on smooth surface canvas, a method that was used by Picasso. For inspiration, Baydoun looks to the celebrated painter Jackson Pollock. She uses different materials from watercolor, charcoal, oil color, pastel and, her favorites, acrylics. She also uses different canvas sizes. “It all depends on the style and vision I see for the paining. I sometimes use different supplies for one painting,” she said."...

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