Mohamed  Hirji

Fine Art

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Commissioned Paintings: Page 1

Looking for someone to bring to life a specific piece that you have in mind ? Would be love to hang  a special piece or to gift  it to someone? Check out my work and see if my paintings fit the style you are after. 

I do accept commissions so get in touch and we can discuss the details. 

Below are some examples of commissions that I accepted.

Jul 3, 2016

This acrylic Painting of the bear and his dog was commissioned by an adult individual who had these two stuffed animals and a small squirrel as his childhood bedtime companions. In fact after more than 35 years,  he still has them. 

To immortalize them,  he wanted a painting of them hanging in his bedroom

The Perfect Fit

Jul 29, 2016

This is a an acrylic painting commissioned by an colleague of mine at work . She, who has a shoe fetish  had just bought a place of her own and was in the process of decorating it.  Amongst other finer things in life,  she loved shoes, clothes and wildlife. She gave me the photograph of the shoe that she wanted in the painting,

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Rural Scene In Romania - Part 1

Oct 2, 2018

The Following is a brief description of creation of a painting from start to finish.

A friend of mine from Romania wanted me to paint for her, a scene that she had grown up with. A farmer in a a rural countryside in Romania tilling his field.

She brought to me some reference images of the equipment and the harness that would be used on the oxen.

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Oct 7, 2018

In the last newsletter, I discussed some steps in creation of a painting for a friend from Romania. In this newsletter, I will conclude the process.

Oct 13, 2018

This 1951 Chevrolet Deluxe was a common sight on the roads after the war.  I had however not seen one for many decades. As it happened, the other day I was walking around my neighbourhood and saw this parked on the driveway of a house barely a block from my home.

Oct 27, 2018

My previous blog dealt with how I came about meeting the owner of the antique 1951 Chevy, while sketching the car.

While chatting with the owner, I realized that he is a avid cyclist, loves the mountains in the Rockies. At the age of 67 years, he and a friend cycled all the way from

Nov 9, 2018

Now the fun begins!! Painting the car. As is my usual practice, I applied two additional coats of Gesso to the stretched gallery canvas. Each coat was allowed to dry for 24 hours. Once both coats were dry, I applied CAG 100 on both sides. GAC 100 is an acrylic polymer that

1951 Chevy- Part 4- Completed Painting

Nov 21, 2018

The last three blogs have dealt with how I met the owner of this 1981 Chevy, received a commission to paint it for him, how I came up with a design and the block in of the car.

Now the background had to be done convincingly such that the car would appear to be parked at the Rockies.

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