Dubai at Night work in progress


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Day by Day:

Greetings from Bastakiya

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New limited series of postcards from Dubai is already in progress. Beautiful cards, folded into a square, with Bastakiya wind-towers and rooftops motives printed on 100% recycled paper will be available soon.

I love working with paper and always searching for sustainable ways to keep this passion up. This time I found an amazing print house which uses green inks and high end papers. My new designs from Al Fahidi, Dubai historical area, look great on this bright white, 100% post consumer waste paper! Continue reading “Greetings from Bastakiya” »

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Barjeel — Wind-towers of Bastakiya

Windtowers-Bastakiya-Dubai-Doodles-painting-001 Just started working on a new series of oil paintings inspired by the coolest area of Dubai. Al Fahidi (formerly known as Bastakiya) — is a historical neighbourhood of the city. Characteristic Barjeel (wind towers) flank the small bit of Dubai Creek. This picturesque architecture motivated me to create this joyful summer series. Enjoy!

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Picnic on an Abra, anyone?

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When I’m ready for a little adventure, not too far away from the comforts of my downtown pad, I hop on an abra, right when the sun is ready to set on the Gulf. The experience never disappoints! Sky is turning deep orange, dark silhouettes of countless mosques and wind-towers outflank the waterfront and mesmerising colourful lights illuminate shoreline. Sound of the prayer fills the air and minarets seem to speak with each other… Continue reading “Picnic on an Abra, anyone?” »

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Hand-drawn quotes on creativity

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”
― Pablo Picasso

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Hi,
Just started a new series of fun hand-drawn typographical quotes about life and creativity that inspire me in my daily encounters.

Watch this space for more lettering-by-hand from Dubai Doodles.

And of-course use this link for FREE worldwide shipping on items form my online shop.

Cheers,
dd

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ― Pablo Picasso

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”
― Pablo Picasso

 

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Meanwhile in Dubai…

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While some of the Dubaians are taking Summer vacations or travelling home others may be studying Arabic.
What is best way to memorise new language? I like to surround myself with a flashcards and put stickers with new words around the house. Here is my version of  the illustrated Arabic Alphabet: Neon Alphabetic Mix to complement One Arabic Letter a Day project.

All items are available for purchase from my online shops:
Dubai Doodles at Society 6
– Dubai Doodles at Redbubble

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Learn Arabic Alphabet with Dubai Doodles

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Ramadan Kareem Everyone!

I would like to invite those of you who are new to Dubai and/or interested with Arab culture to use this special time and focus on learning the Arabic language. On this page: Learn Arabic Alphabet with Dubai Doodles I will be posting an illustrated Arabic alphabet – one letter every day of the Ramadan, starting June 29th 2014.

Hope you will find it a fun thing to do!
I will appreciate your feedback. Just like my Facebook page:  Dubai Doodles or follow me on Twitter and show me some love!

Learn Arabic Alphabet with Dubai Doodles

Learn Arabic Alphabet with Dubai Doodles

 

 

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Something for the kidzies

Awaiting a new arrival to your family? Or maybe preparing that special baby shower and looking for the gift ideas? Now all problems are solved with this “All in One Baby Kit” by Dubai Doodles:

Pick your theme out of many available designs and start customising:

Greeting card,
– The cutest onesie you could ever imagine!
i-Phone or i-Pad cover and a teen t-shirt for the older ones,
T-shirt for the Mom and tank-top for the Pop,
– Comforting tea/coffee mug (in case of the sleepless night),
– A little decorating touchups: a throw pillow, a rug, framed wall art or stretched canvas, a wall clock and even… a shower curtain to match!
– All you need now is a giant tote bag to wrap it all up.

Most items are customisable in terms of colours and sizes.
(Shipping varies depending on the country so make sure you order well in advance of your special event.)

Here you go! Sample Dubai themed baby shower kit:

Customisable "All in one Baby Pack" by Dubai Doodles

Customisable “All in One Baby Kit” – Dhow on Dubai Creek by Dubai Doodles

 

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Customisable “All in One Baby Kit” – Dubai Cloud9 by Dubai Doodles

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