Art is subjective. But every artist needs to be given credit where credit is due. And Bahrain has no shortage of talented artists specializing in various mediums. So we thought we could shine a spotlight on some of these artists, in a segment called Local Artist of the Week In Spotlight. Our next feature? A member of Art Attack Krew, Yusuf Ahmed Zainal.
Yusuf is a grafitti artist. Let’s take a dive into his mind.
Local Artist in the Spotlight
• Could you give our readers a general introduction about yourselves?
Hello, my name is Yusuf Ahmed Zainal I’m a member of Art Attack Krew.
• How and Why did you join Art Attack Krew?
I met my friend and we were drawing on paper and we decided to paint a mural and we did that and he told me the idea of the group and I joined the group then we got some positive energy and we did it.
• Could you tell us a little about your process? How an idea ultimately becomes a finished piece?
My process starts from drawing things, adding the idea of the neon character, and here I arrange the ideas and start.
•What wouldn’t you do without?
spray can & airbrush
•What’s the biggest obstacle you have run into while pursuing art?
Positive word and motivation.