Eclectic Yemeni is a young female artist who shares her talent through social media. She combines her contemporary style with traditional themes to create moving, thought provoking pieces that appeal to people of all backgrounds. We speak to her about her work, inspiration and future plans.
Zatasha Kiran: Tell us a bit about your childhood.
17 year-old Zayn Al-Qahtani, based in Bahrain, is currently majoring in Graphic Design with hope to move to England and study Fine Art. In her free time, Zayn is a freelance painter who goes by the pen name “Lunah Iris” and likes to create colourful images of people who catch her eye. Zayn‘s artistic intrigue began as a young child. “I remember being five years old and so annoyed because I couldn’t draw a star properly. I sat scribbling on my paper for a good two hours before I finally drew a (beyond perfect!) star.”