The Big Draw Live Art: Creating Calligraphy Patterns with Diaa Allam

Friday, October 26

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Apple Dubai Mall

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Dive into the world of modern-day calligraphy with artist Diaa Allam as we celebrate The Big Draw Festival. He’ll share his journey of becoming a prominent calligrapher in the UAE and show a few of his favorite tips for giving the art form a more contemporary twist. You’ll get hands-on to create elegant patterns from words using iPad with Apple Pencil. Bring your devices or we’ll supply them.

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Diaa Allam

Calligrapher and Artist

Calligrapher Diaa Allam is the founder of Naht Designs, the first Emirati brand specializing in Arabic calligraphy, fashion, and lifestyle. He’s the winner of the Al Dar Arabic Calligraphy Art Competition.

The Big Draw

Visual Literacy Charity

The Big Draw is a charity dedicated to promoting visual literacy. It runs the world's biggest drawing festival for all ages, aimed at getting everyone drawing — even those who think they can’t. #Play2018

More about The Big Draw

Join us for a month-long celebration of creativity with The Big Draw Festival throughout October. Whether you’re a casual doodler or an established pro, you’ll find a session to help you bring your sketches to life with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil.

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