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Mohamed Taa’eb  //  محمد تاعب

I’m a multi-disciplines artist, specialized in Drawing & Design using digital and traditional techniques, my expertise has evolved depending on academic study, research, self education and practical field, In addition an extensive history in computer graphics & digital arts since 1994 which invested in practical field and teaching experience.

ART SKILLS

  • Identity Design & Advertisements

(Logos & Branding), Print Publications (Magazines, Newspapers & Books)

 

  • UI/UX Design

Interactive Design, Website Design, Multimedia, Coding & Mobile App GUI Design.

 

  • Drawing

Character Design, Portrait, Still life Illustration, Concept Art, Science Fiction, Fantasy Art, Comic & Cartoon Strips.

 

  • Printmaking

Woodcut, Lino-cut, Engraving, Etching & Silk Screen.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D 2007
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.
    Dissertation: “A new vision of science fiction inspired from Islamic art”.

 

  • M.A. 2000
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.
    Thesis: “Science fiction arts and its relation to evolution of fabled creatures”.

 

  • BA 1993
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.
    Graduation Project: “Shreds, the future vision of science fiction”.

EMPLOYMENT

  • Assistant Professor 2016 ~ Present
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.

 

  • Lecturer 2007
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.

 

  • Assistant Lecturer 2000
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.

 

  • Teaching Assistant 1993
    Graphic Department at Faculty of fine arts, Helwan University in Cairo.

SOFTWARE SKILLS

  • Operating System
    MacOS, Windows, Linux.

 

  • Raster Software
    Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Corel Photo Paint, Art Rage, Sketchbook Pro.

 

  • Vector Software.
    Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Corel Draw.

 

  • Web Software
    Adobe Dreamweaver, Visual Studio Code, Coda, Espresso, Adobe Animate.

 

  • Code & Markup language
    HTML5, CSS3, Java Script, php, MySQL.

TRADITIONAL SKILLS

Pencil – Colored Pencils – Charcoal – Ink Pens – Soft Pastel – Oil Pastel – Watercolor – Ecoline Colors – Gouache – Acrylic.

RESEARCH

  • January 2015
    Aesthetic impact of the composition rules in Gustave Doré’s engraved illustrations.

 

  • November 2014
    Aesthetic Values & Creativeness of Utopian Environmental Designs in Science Fiction.

 

  • October 2014
    Science Fiction as an inspiration resource in the contemporary arts.

 

  • June 2013
    Illustrations between the interact by literary text and the artistic creativity.

 

  • January 2013
    Study of “User Experience” and its Importance in Interactive Web Designs.

 

  • March 2011
    Simulate the Visual Characteristics of Traditional Techniques in Digital Drawing.

Consultative

 

  • Creative Director. 2007 ~ 2008
    Brands & Branding Egyptian Branding Agency.
    www.hatemsalem.com

 

  • Creative Director. 2001 ~ 2007
    Alam El-Phan / Mazzika TV Egyptian Music Production Company.
    www.alamelphan.com

Part-time

 

  • Graphic Designer. 1998
    Impact BBDO International Advertising & Marketing Agency.
    impactbbdo.com

 

  • Graphic Designer. 1995
    Education Development Center Egyptian Ministry of Education.

Freelance

 

  • Illustrator & Cartoonist. 2006 ~ 2011
    Majid UAE Children’s magazine.
    majid.ae

 

  • Cartoonist. 1997 – 2004
    Al-Ahram Al-Ryadi Egyptian Sports magazine.
    ryadi.ahram.org.eg

 

 

  • Illustrator & Cartoonist. 1998 – 1999
    Bolbol Egyptian Children’s magazine.

 

  • Illustrator & Cartoonist. 1994 – 1998
    Basim Saudi Children’s magazine.

 

  • Illustrator. 1994
    Almajaless Kuwaiti women’s magazine.

 

 

  • Illustrator & Cartoonist. 1993
    Syadati Sadati Egyptian women’s magazine.

 

  • Illustrator & Cartoonist. 1993 – 1994
    Al-Alam Alyoum Egyptian Business magazine.

 

  • Illustrator. 1993
    Kol Elnas Saudi women’s magazine.

 

 

  • Illustrator & Cartoonist. 1990 – 1993
    Karikatir Egyptian Satirical magazine.

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