Wax Resist

Series of contemporary abstract paintings created by traditional batik method of using tjantings to deposit hot wax resist and mixed media on paper. Inspired by the art of the Moors with their love for geometry and stylised vegetal forms and interlacing intricate patterns, on woodwork, ceramics with the fluid cursive classical kufic calligraphy on plasterwork to decorate The Alhambra and Nasrid Palaces of Granada, Spain.