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Maqam Hijaz 01

USD450.00

This drawing reflects the artist’s inspiration by the Arabic music and poetry.  Akil Ahmad decided to build this stunning maqam to make us spot an incredible tune that every person holds. This tune is the definition of the sound of calling out, the sound of the desire and the sound of reaching out.

Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale, and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development and modulation. He presents a type of drawing that is the definition of inspiration for music and Arabic poetry. 

For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. With his maqams Akil takes us to a journey full of sounds and emotions.

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.

Medium: Ink on art paper with gold leaf.  


Maqam Hijaz 02

USD450.00

This remarkable calligraphy drawing reflects the artist’s inspiration by the Arabic music and poetry. Akil Ahmad decided to build this stunning maqam Hijaz to make us spot an incredible tune that every person holds. This tune is the definition of the sound of calling out, the sound of the desire, and the sound of reaching out.

Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development, and modulation. He presents a type of drawing that is the definition of inspiration for music and Arabic poetry. 

For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. With his maqams, Akil takes us on a journey full of sounds and emotions.

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.

Medium: Ink on art paper with gold leaf.

Maqam Nahawand 01

USD450.00

This calligraphy reflects the artist’s inspiration by the Arabic music and poetry. In this musical calligraphy, Akil chose to draw Maqam Nahawand (one of the melodic modes used in traditional Arabic music), to show us the romantic and passionate side that each person has within himself.

This beautifully drawn maqam is loved by many for its ability to bear the feeling of happiness and nostalgia. Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development, and modulation.   

For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. When drawing maqams, Akil takes us on a journey full of musical sounds and emotions. 

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.


Medium: Ink on art paper with gold leaf.


Maqam Nahawand 02

USD450.00

This drawing reflects the artist’s inspiration by the Arabic calligraphy, music, and poetry.  In this painting, the artist chose to draw Maqam Nahawand  (one of the melodic modes used in traditional Arabic music), to show us the romantic and passionate side that each person has within themself.

This beautifully drawn maqam is loved by many for its ability to bear the feeling of happiness and nostalgia. Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development, and modulation.   

For the artist, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. When drawing maqams, he takes us on a journey full of musical sounds and emotions. 

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.

Medium: Ink on art paper with gold leaf. 

Maqam Hilal Al Saba 01

USD450.00

Akil Ahmad Transformed listening to music into a visual language. In his work, Akil wove music and caligraphy closely together. In this painting, Akil drew Maqam Hilal Al Saba, inspired by the musician Naseer Shamma.

Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale, and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development and modulation.  

He presents a type of drawing that is the definition of inspiration for music and Arabic poetry. For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. By drawing maqams, Akil takes us in a journey full of sounds and emotions.

Medium: Ink on art paper.

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.


Maqam Hilal Al Saba 02

USD450.00

Akil Ahmad Transformed listening to beautiful sounds into musical paintings. In his work, Akil wove music and Arabic calligraphy closely together. In this painting, Akil drew Maqam Hilal Al Saba, inspired by the musician Naseer Shamma.

Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development, and modulation.  
He presents a type of drawing that is the definition of inspiration for music and Arabic poetry. For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. By drawing maqams, Akil takes us on a journey full of sounds and emotions.
Medium: Ink on art paper
You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.

Maqam Hilal Al Saba 03

USD450.00

Akil Ahmad Transformed listening to music into a visual language. In his work, Akil wove music and caligraphy closely together. In this painting, Akil drew Maqam Hilal Al Saba, inspired by the musician Naseer Shamma.

Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale, and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development and modulation.  

The artist presents a type of drawing that is the definition of inspiration for music and Arabic poetry.  For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. By drawing maqams, Akil takes us in a journey full of sounds and emotions.

Medium: Ink on art paper.

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.


Maqam Saba

USD450.00

This Calligraphy drawing reflects the artist’s inspiration by the Arabic music and poetry. Akil Ahmad chose to make the Maqam Saba because it is a very popular, unique, and common maqam in the Arabic repertory. He wants us within this maqam to feel special because, in fact, it is different than any other maqam.

Usually, every musical scale must start/end with the same scale, except the Maqam Saba that is considered exceptional. Akil Ahmad got inspired to go for this maqam because it is the definition of melancholy and anguish emotions.

Akil Ahmad builds each maqam on a scale and carries a tradition that defines its habitual phrases, important notes, melodic development, and modulation. He presents a type of drawing that is the definition of inspiration for music and Arabic poetry. 

For Akil Ahmad, maqam is the captured moments turned by the movement and visual language. With his maqams, Akil takes us on a journey full of sounds and emotions.

 Medium: Ink on art paper with blue leaf.

You can buy this piece alone or as part of a set.


Wishful Paintings: Peace

USD140.00

"Peace" is a wishful painting showcasing an Arabic calligraphy of the word "Salam" (peace).

It is a 13x13 cm piece (including frame), and first of a set of wishes. 

The set can be sold together or as separate pieces.

Wishful Paintings 2: Love

USD140.00

"Love" is a wishful painting showcasing an Arabic calligraphy of the word "Hobb" (love). It is a 13x13 cm piece (including frame), and first of a set of wishes. 


The set can be sold together or as separate pieces.


Wishful Paintings Set Wishful Paintings Set

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Wishful Paintings Set

USD280.00 USD210.00

"Peace" is a wishful painting showcasing an Arabic calligraphy of the word "Salam" (peace).

It is a 13x13 cm piece (including frame), and first of a set of wishes. 

The set can be sold together or as separate pieces.

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