1. What’s your story? Where are you from?
I am an Egyptian and i am 23 years old . i have studied mass media at the college .
i started learning illustrations and animations when i was in college four years ago with some of my friends who work in a small studio not so far from the university.
2. Tell us about your aesthetic.
i like drawing mysterious scenes and i also like making isometric stuff i am also passionate about traditional animation which is my main goal .
3. What is your favourite medium and why?
paper is the right place to start gathering ideas , doodling what i see in my mind , writing keywords that helps me with a specific scene then i start drawing storyboards and scan it and redraw it digitally .
4. What is your artistic process like?
in my process i like looking at lots of references , people’s work as well and i like taking lots of photos with my phone when i am outside sometimes the photos that i take helps me more than looking on the internet .
5. Who and/or what inspires your work?
many people on Instagram and dribbble like madebyradio & Brian Edward Miller they are the best i have seen .
6. What role does art play in your life? How does it change the way you view the world?
when i was at school i loved drawing so much and i loved art class the most .
7. Where did you study?
i am self-thought didn’t have a chance to go to art school . i watched lots of online streams , read lots of art blogs and how artists approach their drawings and animations .
8. Where do you see yourself in five years? Working in an agency?
If you asked me about what would i become in 5 years i’d say in any studio,
9. What about in ten?
but if in 10 years i wish to make arts for Newyork Times or Wall st. journal … etc.
10. What do you hope to achieve with your art?
i hope to work on big animation projects , make tv ads for tv and news papers and more
11. Now, tell us a little more about you as a person: what is your favourite food?
I enjoy eating chinese food in restaurant & also spicy food.
12. Favourite book?
Charles Dickens is one of my favorite writers , his work is magnificent and adventurous like: Great Expectations & Oliver Twist
besides The fault in our stars by John Green .
13. Favourite genre of music?
About my favorite genre of music, Electronic duo music is epic for me like daft punk !
As well as classic, retro & 19th century music.
14. What are your hobbies?
Umm.. I actually have a lot of hobbies 😀 such as photography, cooking, playing video games and never forget Art because it’s my favorite hobby of all & it’ll always be.
15. If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?
I don’t know what would i be if i’m not an artist. but let me guess … 😀 Journalist or Radio Announcer maybe !! as this is what I’ve studied in my college.