Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
Con Yanci: When Chickens Fly and other tales
2015-02-21 18.43.03

7 Responses to “Paintings and Drawings”

  1. 1 Saira K Siddiqi
    August 4, 2012 at 1:10 am

    Nice to see Pakistani influence in your artwork- interesting to see chakwal in the corner. Can any of your stories also take place in that place?


    • 2 selmatufail
      August 4, 2012 at 11:11 am

      I haven’t based much of my work on Chakwal, but now that you mention it, I could develop my stories in that direction. Thanks for the idea.


  2. 3 Afshan Shahid
    August 5, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    There is so much to see in the Painting Punjab .I like the way you have used “truck art”( a form of folk art used in the British Raja days to decorate buses so as to attract passengers ) to surround the buffalo. It certainly gives the feeling of that area of the sub-continent and completes the picture.


  3. 4 selmatufail
    August 6, 2012 at 9:48 am

    Thanks. I should do a series on the Punjab after I’ve finished the one I’m working on. The colors would be delicious!


  4. 5 afresigns
    August 7, 2012 at 1:19 am

    I have to learn the appreciation of art and its critical evaluation to do justice to your work. I know it has a lot of depth and meaning to it which I am unable to find as I am too logical in my thought process as yet. But personally to me this painting gives me the feeling of nostalgia and reminds me of childhood.
    “To become truly immortal a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken it will enter the regions of childhood vision and dream.”


  5. 6 selmatufail
    August 7, 2012 at 11:40 am

    It is about childhood. Our childhood shadows which color every aspect of our adult life. And anyone who can feel can appreciate art, there’s no right and wrong. If you feel it, it’s right.


  6. 7 Anonymous
    April 8, 2015 at 4:59 am

    Art is the only available space for human is a gift from God, that is why it should be a sensible freedom that combines mind, heart and soul in one unit which makes us know better about ourselves as unique human know more about the hidden beauty of the universe feel relationship with other creatures.. to have a glimpse of the first Creator greatness..

    Your beautiful art works dear Selma are so revealing.


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