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Tariq "Rick" Sharif
Tariq "Rick” Sharif is a Bahraini born creative, who has developed the unique ability to create art out of using blades and colored paper, superimposing them to create captivating renderings portraits of celebrities, movie characters, comic heroes, and people from all walks of life. currently lives in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Every artwork is therefore fully hand-made and unique. A look at his works from the distance reveals powerful, photographic-like images, while a close look reveals each individual cut, made by hand with a blade.
Tariq's passion for the comics world has made him realize "portraits" of Superman, Hulk Spiderman, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, and many others. His portraits of celebrities include Sir Patrick Stewert, Michael Jordan, Mohamed Ali Tupac and many others.
His strength lies in his ability to create commissioned portraits which are highly praised as personal gifts.