Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers; I wanted to finally create an illustration celebrating the beautiful cherry blossoms of spring. I adore spring and it’s definitely my favourite season!
I recently made myself a Spotify playlist to lift up my mood, help me feel good and remind myself of the bad B I really am. I think it’s important for us women to empower ourselves, to take ownership and feel good about our bodies too! This is what I was channelling whilst drawing this image.
You can follow the Spotify playlist here!
Prints of my original illustrations are available for purchase on my Etsy store which you can find here https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/aliyahcoreanaart
Please buy, share around and support me in this! They are going for quite cheap because I above all just want to share my art with others!
Thank you so much 🙂
A new video uploaded to my YouTube where I demonstrate how I cut and crop my t-shirt neckline and why I do it. Check it out!
With the new and updated layout for Twitch users, it allows you to upload a trailer that shows to visitors while you’re offline. I also saw this as the perfect opportunity to showcase all of the fun things I’ve gotten up to on Twitch since starting in January this year!
I hope you enjoy 🙂
My lovely and dear friend Cleo has launched Eclipse Magazine and as part of the launch, I will be hosting a virtual life drawing session in collaboration with them! I’m very excited to do this, I absolutely love life drawing and I truly believe it was the key in to helping me master drawing.
Please do come along and tune in on Instagram Live.
Wednesday 3rd June, 12pm.
This project has been a work in progress for the past couple of months for the talented and good friend Safiyyah. She’s dropping her first EP and it was a great opportunity for us to finally collaborate and create something amazing! We work together at our local leisure centre and instantly hit it off as friends, we vibe so well (and so do our art forms!) and always used to discuss that we one day have to collaborate on something together – and here it is! I hope this is the first of many collaborations for us.
The EP ‘Third Eye’ will be released by the end of this month on all good streaming platforms! You can also check out her singles on Spotify here.
New artwork I illustrated for Nics’ latest and absolute fire track Camping – now streaming on all music platforms and featured in my Aliyah Art Spotify playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1OSgM4RTWjPSJVhcMfZzpV?si=nqrafm7wRMq_g06MSGi2rg
Since reaching Twitch Affiliate, I’ve been so happy and wearing lilac/purple this whole week! Including this illustration I’ve been doing on stream which is my Teasona – for those who don’t know, I love a cuppa tea! I also drink it often in my streams, so I only felt it adequate to draw myself with Lavender-like tea leaves chilling (or brewing?) in tea. What I love about drawing my own original artworks is that you can really express how you’re feeling at the time, and it’s always fun to reflect back on!