Hello Digital Wallpapers! Volume 2: R for Rakim.

A total of 24 pieces of digital wallpaper, designed for UHD 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. These works are basically the author’s practise on graphic arts as well as an attempt to gain a deeper understanding of classical Arabic/Islamic calligraphy through digital intervention.

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“There is a big difference between inspired from artists’ other works and copying from. A true artist is honest with himself and his art, he has no problem mentioning from where he got the inspiration from, while dishonest artists, they do things and pass it as (if) its their original idea. These artists are unethical and unprofessional.

There is a big difference between creative inspiration (while mentioning the source) and imitation (while saying its your invention).”



by Wissam Shawkat, 2015 November 29. www.wissamshawkat.com