Explore your creativity to the fullest this season at the Cultural Foundation and participate in a one-month July programme filled with cultural and educational workshops! These workshops will be conducted by both Emirati and UAE Resident artists, with an aim to develop and enhance the skills and talents of teens and young adults.
In a safe and nurturing environment, you will learn a range of new techniques in the fields of art, design, and animation. These techniques will both support existing abilities and create new ways for you to improve your talents and take it to the next level.
The daily workshops will feature:
Mobile Snaps with Ola Allouz
Ola Allouz, the founder of @foto.uae, will be conducting workshops over the four weeks to teach her secrets to snapping that perfect image with your mobile phone. Participants will learn the latest techniques of mobile phone photography and discover more about the most recent apps in the market for editing and enhancing snaps.
Creating Worlds by Ahmed Ba Fadhl
Photographs can be brought together and manipulated to create fantasy worlds, creating one emotional and experiential story. In this class, participants will learn how to edit images and seamlessly combine them to create a masterpiece.
Graphic Design with Mariam Al Nakhi
Learn the basics of graphic design in four weeks. During this course, the participants will learn everything about how to use the tools and options available on a design software to create their own identity or brand. Participants will also learn how to create repeating patterns, as well as creating show stopper focal point icons.
Digital Painting with Marian Bin Ali
Learn the techniques of digital painting using drawing tablets and computer drawing software. Participants will explore the world of digital art and the hundreds of art brushes, paints, textures, and images that can be utilised in creating a digital painting.
Digital Portraits with Humoud Al Muqbali
Learn how to edit and enhance your photos using computer software and produce a one-of-a-kind piece of art. Participants will learn new photo editing techniques throughout the four-week programme, with the skill level increasing each week up to a professional level.
Social Media Content Creation with Seventeen Eleven
One of the most diverse graphic design agencies in Abu Dhabi, Seventeen Eleven Design Studio will be heading an intense four-week workshop designed for participants keen on enhancing their social media posts and creating content to attract viewers and increase the engagement on their accounts. Each week a new skill will be introduced, from using images and videos, to creating short animated clips.
Mixed Media with Fatma Al Harthi
Learn the techniques of creating a story through assembling various materials via spray paints, real objects, and photo editing software programmes.
Cook with Abeer Allouz
While cooking can be a complex form of art, participants who attend this course will be impressed by learning that quick, delicious meals can be prepared with just a little extra effort. Throughout the four weeks, Chef Abeer will teach participants new techniques and skills to cook up the most scrumptious dishes.
- 1 week: 500 AED
- 2 weeks: 800 AED
- 3 weeks: 1000 AED
- 4 weeks: 1200 AED
Week 1: 7 to 10 July
Week 2: 14 to 17 July
Week 3: 21 to 24 July
Week 4: 28 to 31 July
For event registration and ticket purchase, click here
For the daily program schedule, click here
**Open to teens and young adults ages 14 years and above only