New works of Fine Art

These are a some of my new images done for instagram over the past 10 days. These are pieces that I will have on display at The North Toronto Group Of Artists Show opening on Thursday November 12- Saturday November 14 at The Blessed Sacrement  Church on Yonge and Lawrence, Toronto IMG_3774 IMG_3825 IMG_3832 IMG_3835

Still Life- "Autumn Fragrance"

zam_fruits_flowers_painting_horizontal_painting_01This painting was done for a client who owns a candle manufacturing company. She wanted me to incorporate flowers, fruits and other fragrant spices to create a 75x40 painting to go in her dining room. I visited her home so that I came away with a certain feel of the look of her style. I must admit, I thoroughly enjoyed the process of creating this painting- I love painting florals ( if you haven't guessed that already!). It took me about a month to do. The medium here is acrylics. It was hard to part with, but I was satisfied when I saw how excited she was , when I unveiled it.

Beyond Calligraphy Multi-faith Centre

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Click here for a link to Multi Faith Centre's facebook It was a honor to be part of this Multi Faith exhibition. 2 of my Islamic "Zoomorphic " pieces were selected for this show. the pieces were divided between 2 venues. There were pieces with both Arabic and Hebrew calligraphy. All the artists had a very individual take on the interpretation. It was really an interesting show that bought the 2 cultures together. The Forum was very interesting too.

"Be in the Moment" Licensing Art by Farida Zaman

" Be in the moment". An affirmation that I have been  work on for a while. As easy as it sounds not so easy to practice.  Once you get the hang of it, a brilliant state of being.  I am currently working on a series of art to go with a variety of affirmations as part of my collection of new work for Surtex.  Perfect for calendars, cards, notebooks even wall hangings. I am working in my classic water color style, in bright hues. The peppermint green background contrasts with the foreground. Enjoy! Hoping to see this on Licensing products soon!  

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My latest fine art project [full_width]









20x20, medium: acrylics



This is my latest painting done at Avenue Road Art School.  I am really enjoying the variations of lines and marks plus the washes and texture that brings life to my pieces.













Medium: Acrylics Size: 30x30

Leaf Series

These images were originally done for a Calendar for Avalanche Publishing and later for Pier 1 Imports. The Maple leaf was also used for stationery and note cards. I made limited edition Giclees out of a series of them which are for sale too. Medium: Collage, digital, actual leaves that I pressed between heavy books, dried them and scanned them, to incorporate into my artwork.






















Spring has Sprung

This is my Latest , done at the Distillery.  It was a wonderful inspiring day spent at a painting workshop   at Lydia Panart's studio.  Had so much fun! Acrylic and mixed media. 36x36. [full_width]