Summer Camp 2019: Week 2

Ended - Thursday 18 July 2019


Date: 14 - 18 July 2019
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM

Age Limit:

Ages 8 to 16 years


Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

Registration Deadline:

30 June 2019

Start your summer vacation with two weeks of workshops led by teaching-artists. Explore your creativity with a range of techniques and take home artwork to impress your parents! Suitable for ages 8–16 yrs

Sunday 14 July, 10am-1pm
Character Design with Azim Al Ghussein

Forget about watching cartoons, why not create your own? Learn how to design characters based on everyday things. Find out how to design faces, body types, costumes and accessories with this easy step-by-step approach using pencils and paper. Once you have transformed these characters from your imagination into the Tashkeel studio, it’s time to bring them to life!

Monday 15 July, 10am-1pm
Cool Tools with Salim Ahmed

Using the very special UNIMAT machines and wearing an apron and goggles, master woodturning, sawing, sanding and drilling in the Tashkeel 3D studio. Supervised by two members of the team, design and make your very own creations out of wood using these great kits that make woodwork fun and safe!

Tuesday 16 July, 10am-1pm
Calligraphy on Fabric with Sorour Amini

In this workshop, learn how to use a hand-cut bamboo pen with ink to create flowing, lyrical letter forms. Practice how to transfer your Arabic calligraphy designs onto tote bags and decorate them with illumination imagery created from your imagination. Also, find out how to coat paper and cut the bamboo-pen so that you can continue at home.

Wednesday 17 July, 10am-1pm
Remote-Controlled Race Cars with Engineers to Be

When art and engineering meet, everything is possible! Tashkeel joins forces with Engineers to Be (ETB) for this hands-on workshop. Have you ever thought about what’s involved in designing a car? From the chassis to the motor, learn about every aspect of a radio-controlled (RC) car where you are in the driving seat! With the guidance of two instructors, build your very own model and once complete, the race is on! You’ll have fun racing your RC cars around the Tashkeel course.

Thursday 18 July, 10am-1pm
Bugs & Butterflies with Katie Venner-Woodbridge

From dragonflies to scorpions, get the inspiration you from nature to make your own insects in this introduction to wire sculpture. This workshop will use found materials to add an interesting dynamic to the insect's bodies. Work through the whole design process from sketching out ideas, practicing jointing and building techniques then bringing everything together into a final design.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 9am – 3pm
(closed Fridays & Saturdays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 9am – 3pm
(closed Fridays & Saturdays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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