#EmbraceEquity: why the world of art and tech needs to be more equitable

On International Women's day, Kristel Bechara shares her thoughts on why the world of art & tech needs to be equitable. Read more here!

With the International Women’s Day of 2023 having just passed by us, like always, I was pleased to see how relevant and important its themes were for this year. With the official theme for International Women’s Day being #EmbraceEquity and UN Women picking the theme “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”, I find both …

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The Voyageur

These Voyageur five artworks, are presented as 25 limited editions digital prints that are sold along with their corresponding NFTs

It is one of my greatest joys to collaborate and work alongside people that share the same creative and artistic vision as I do. I have recently had the pleasure of collaborating with Hotel Indigo in Downtown Dubai to create a series of artworks that perfectly encapsulates my current ethos as a creative.   The …

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Artepreneur tips on entrepreneurial education for young adults and children

Kristel Bechara gives tips as an artepreneur on entrepreneurial education for young adults and children. Read more here!

The past couple of years have been eye-opening for all of us on how precarious the global economy can be and the precautions we can take to be more financially secure. As an artepreneur, I have been thankful for all the opportunities that have come my way recently, which has helped me strengthen my financial …

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Goodbye 2022

As we kick off 2023 this week, Kristel Bechara looks back at 2022, filled with gratitude with how much was planned, learned and achieved

As we kick off 2023 this week, I look back at the year that was 2022 and I am filled with gratitude and humility with how much was planned, learned and achieved. 2022 came with its own unique set of challenges and hurdles, but I took them as invaluable opportunities to learn and grow. This …

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Perfecting the Art of Listening: Learning how to take constructive feedback

Listening and finding feedback is like an art that needs practice to make the most out it. Check the tips from Kristel Bechara here!

As artists and creatives, we all require feedback at times to keep on improving on our work and craft. However, asking and receiving feedback is not always the easiest thing especially if that feedback is on something that you have been pouring your heart and soul into. It is quite natural to feel defensive when …

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Wings of Glory

In this blog, Kristel Bechara shares her experience with creating "Wings of Glory" commissioned by UAE-NFT. Read more!

It is truly a privilege for an artist to collaborate on a project that honours and celebrates the incredible journey of a nation which is changing the world. I had the immense pleasure of working on such a collaboration which extols the inspirational evolution of UAE. Titled “From Desert to Mars”, this project is the …

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Selling your artwork on Opensea, the ultimate NFT marketplace 

Kristel Bechara, pioneer NFT artist in the middle east, gives tips on selling artwork on Opensea the ultimate NFT marketplace. Read more!

With NFTs taking the art market and the world by storm, artists have finally been given an opportunity to capitalize from their work in the digital realm. Since the pandemic hit, the traditional outlets for selling art such as galleries, studios and exhibitions were hindered in their operations as the world at large, locked down …

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Limited editions 101

Limited editions are specific number of prints that are produced of an original artwork during a one off session of printing. Read more here!

When it comes to purchasing art, our minds immediately wander off to the astronomical prices that collectors pay at highly publicized auctions. Well, the world of making and collecting art and the amount of artwork produced is incredibly diverse with what it has to offer and the price range at which you can get it …

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Art and parenting

Kristel Becahara proves in this "Art and Parenting" blog that creating art can be beneficial for the mental health of children. Read more!

Out of all the roles that we play in our lifetime, nothing is as important and lifechanging as the role of a parent in one’s life. Parenthood is a beautiful gift that comes with an incredible amount of responsibility, since as parents, our influence shapes the lives of our children. In this fast paced age …

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Art and Self Discovery

UAE Resident Award winning artist Kristel Bechara, talks about her journey with Art and Self Discovery

Art has always been a powerful source of change and beauty in the world. It has helped usher in revolutions and renaissances that have altered the course of history. As massive the effects of art have been on a grander scale, it all starts with us being individually influenced by it. I still vividly remember …

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Copyright your Art

Kristel Bechara, the UAE Resident Award winning artist and the established digital artist, shares her tips on how to copyright your art

Even though imitation is the greatest form of flattery, it can be quite harrowing for artists to see their work be used without their permission for financial gain which they do not get the benefit of.  Copyright for artists can be quite the dry subject to broach, however it is important to talk about now …

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NFT Digital Art

Kristel Bechara Beauty in DeFi Satoshi Nakamoto

It is the very nature of art to transform and evolve as time goes by reflecting the changes in society, economy, culture, the political landscape and ideologies. Over the past couple of years, it has been technology which has revolutionized the art industry by not only providing new artistic mediums but also introducing new methods …

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How to Keep your Artistic Inspiration Flowing

Kristel Bechara, UAE Resident Award winning artist, talks about ways to keep your artistic inspiration flowing

As artists, inspiration is the fuel that drives us to wake up every morning and put something creative and expressive out in the world. At times, we find ourselves standing in front of blank canvases, paint brushes in hand and just not knowing what to do next. Just like a valuable energy source, artistic inspiration gets depleted at times and needs to be replenished for …

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4 Things to consider when buying paintbrushes

Award Winning Contemporary Artist Kristel Bechara shares her tips on things to consider when buying paint brushes.

Paint brushes are like a wand for an artist that can conjure up magical paintings from the enchanting realm of our imagination. Therefore, using the right set of paint brushes is incredibly crucial for achieving the results that you would want from your acrylic artwork.      If you are a budding artist who is about to invest in your first set of professional paint brushes or just an artist who …

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Why the canvas makes or breaks a painting?

Kristel Bechara, the UAE Resident Award winning artist, gives her opinion on the type of canvas to preserve paintings.

A blank canvas is the beginning of a journey, where the first stroke of the paintbrush leads to artistic creation and self-expression. The canvas invites us to endless possibilities and is the foundation of every artwork that one might create. Therefore, to start off your artistic journey on the right footing, it is important to select a canvas that is better suited for your artistic vision and to preserve your artwork.    So, for those looking …

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She is King

Kristel Bechara, an award-winning contemporary artist in Dubai comes up with this initiative for female empowerment-She is King

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”— Sheryl Sandberg.  Female empowerment has been my consistent source of artistic inspiration and ambition since I could remember. One can just take a look at my paintings and see the adulation that I have for the female spirit and form. It is unfortunate that the world sometimes does not share this view, and this …

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Art Display in Interiors

Kristel Bechara, an award-winning contemporary artist gives tips on art display in space interiors.

Art and Interiors go hand in hand, as when a collector procures an artwork, there is a tremendous responsibility of ensuring that the piece is given the space and light that it deserves. This is where interiors and their design come in to play, in helping maintain the intricate balance between art and the space that it is displayed in.  As a female artist with her own unique …

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