January, 2014

The Wonders of Handmade Rallis (Quilts)

Colorful quilts with contrasting patterns, themes and fabrics have been quite trendy in Pakistan and across its various cities since ages. The rural areas have all the rights to wear the crown for being the hub of handicrafts, which not only build significance for Pakistani…

Cross Stitch: One of It’s Kind

Cross stitch is one of the oldest forms of embroidery found in the world today. It is done by making small x shaped stitches to form a picture or pattern. This technique has been passed down from generation to generation, and that is why nearly…

Summaiya Jillani: An Overnight Star from Pakistani World of Art2

Summaiya Jillani: An Overnight Star from Pakistani Art World

Besides the saddening and distressing notoriety that Pakistan possesses in front of the world, there still occur some pleasant junctures that always thrive to bring a positive light to our country’s name. Every now and then we witness a particular achievement or a talented person…

Emerging Talent from Pakistan

As I sit down to type a few words about Pakistani talent, I can’t help but think, “how do you write about something that has seems to be endless?” Sure, perhaps the ban on YouTube has hindered a surefire way of interesting feats by Pakistanis…

S. Iqbal: The Only Poster Artist Left for Lollywood

Pakistan seems to be yet too backward when it comes to talking about painters, sculptures, and artists. There are not many that were blessed enough to engrave their names in the minds of people, excluding Gulgee, Shazia Sikander, Ahmed Pervez, Amin Gulgee, Sadequin, and a…