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Fire Station announces Youth Summer Programme

Published: 24 Jul 2022 - 08:00 pm | Last Updated: 24 Jul 2022 - 08:58 pm

The Peninsula Online

DOHA: The Doha Fire Station announced its annual Youth Summer Programme for young artists in Qatar to explore new mediums and work under mentorship of 4 multidisciplinary artists: Hazim Al Hussain, Noof Al Theyab, Noora Al Saie and Paula Bouffard, who each will conduct their own personal workshops for the public.

This year the programme starts on July 31 and will last till September 1. Events are scheduled weekly and will take place 5 times a week.

The workshops comprise:

Hazim Al Hussain: Acrylic Painting Techniques
Date: July 31 – August 4, 2022
In the first week of the programme, participants will investigate different painting methods and techniques using acrylic paint. We will be studying color, perspective, harmony, and contrast to produce an integrated painting.

Noof Al Theyab: Resin Art
Date: August 7-11, 2022
In the second week of the programme, participants will learn how to use resin and experiment with different moulds and materials to create your own personal artwork.

Noora Al Saie: Hey, it is Moving!
Date: August 21-25, 2022
In the third week of the programme, people will explore the different types of animations and guide you to move your random favourite daily objects and bring them to life.

Paula Bouffard: Fabric Patterning & Design

Date: August 28 – September 1, 2022
During the final week of the programme, guests will learn how to print on fabric using different techniques and explore several surface design basics, carve printing blocks, experiment with simple shapes and colours. 

Khalifa Al Obaidly said: “It's not the first year when Fire Station runs a special program to support young artists. We see this as an important mission of our institution that helps to support the young generations of creators. This year was no exception – during their master classes 4 artists will present their unique artistic approaches, show various techniques and help participants to unleash their creative potential.”

The registration for the programme will be available through the Fire Station calendar one week prior to the worskhop -