The Creative Quest
The quest began many years ago for Faisal, now it's a turning point for Faisal on this journey as he's entered into a creatives paradise. Faisal seeks inspiration from change, whether it's changes within people or whether it's changing society. As a creative, Faisal seeks to expand his skill-set and nurture the growth of the people around him.
Faisal's career in art stems from growing up in an artistic home environment studying GCSE and A-level Fine Art and Design. By participating in community art projects and pursing his practice within school and as a freelancer since 2012 has allowed him to venture with many creative mediums including illustration with:
Graphite, Coloured pencils, Ink pens, Chalk, Charcoal, Markers
Watercolour, Acrylic, Gouache, Oil paint, Ink
Wall Art with Spray cans, Sculpture making
Digital design (business cards, brochures, posters), Product Design and Logo Design
Growing up in a creative developing city (Peterborough) and then expanding himself to London to build healthy relationships with fellow creatives and community based initiatives. With an abundance of encouragement, his experience in project management, events management and public speaking has allowed him to embody his vision of becoming FaisalTheArtist.
“On behalf of everyone at the Trust, I would like to thank Faisal for his generosity and hard work. We hope that the Mihrab provides Muslims, from all denominations, an enhanced prayer space for their prayers and contemplation”
— TAUSIF KHAN, PETERBOROUGH AND STAMFORD HOSPITALS’ MUSLIM CHAPLAIN
Faisal also customises his own merchandise to suit customer ideas and works as the lead designer for 'FreedomLine' which has been running since 2013. The modern urban brand aims to 'empower people who are seeking freedom within themselves and uniting people under the umbrella of justice wherever they are around the world in a creative and engaging way. Freedomline stand for building ambition and recognising self-worth.
Faisal is on a constant quest of growth, increasing his knowledge in as many areas he can, taking on new and professional challenges, collaborating with creatives and travelling whenever possible to experience new environments and cultures that inevitability influence his art.