Rafay Zafer is a Chicago based self-taught artist. He started early on in his life with drawing and then moved on to oil paints. He still does work with variaous mediums including but not limited to oil, acrylic, graphite, ink, and watercolors. He is most inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's work, and the city of Istanbul, Turkey. Most of his works are primarily based on either/or a combination of the two. Although his most popular pieces are Arabic calligraphy, he enjoys oil painting the most.
You can follow him on instagram @graphyteworks or like his facebook page at facebook.com/graphyteworks. When Rafay is not doing art, he is either programming, taking pictures, or netflix-ing.