Not hailing from a traditional trading family and even losing everything didn’t stop Nawal Al-Sabbagh from re-establishing herself in business, and ultimately winning the prestigious Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum’s top prize against a venerable list of some 120 Middle Eastern entrepreneurs. Her story is a true art of success.
The secret of her success? Being passionate about what she does and employing her artistic talents. As an accomplished artist, Nawal treats her flower arrangements as paintings rather than just a bunch of flowers. And people notice and appreciate her creations because the passion she puts into those arrangements – as she does in everything else as well – is quite obvious.
Khalid is one of the leading digital artists in the world with laudable contributions not only in creating breathtaking images and animations, but with active contributions on the design and implementation of leading-edge software tools.
Khalid’s influence in demonstrated in the amount of graphics professionals the world over seeking to work with him to learn from his techniques and expertise.
In this interview, Khalid reflects on how he started in this career.