DIRE DAWA

photo manipulation Dire Dawa, ethiopia

by Architect and graphics designer Kaleab Matiwos

DIRE DAWA

Dire Dawa is city in Harar region, Ethiopia. It is a commercial and industrial center located on the Addis Ababa–Djibouti railroad. Manufactures include processed meat, vegetable oil, textiles, and cement. There are also railroad workshops in the city. Dire Dawa was founded in 1902 when the railroad from Djibouti reached the area, and its growth has resulted largely from trade brought by the railroad.

in the above illustrated picture that express dire in one photo which is designed by Designer Kaleab Matiwos. As Dire Dawa has a rich wealth of pre-historic cave paintings some of which have achieved international recognition through the efforts of the French and American Geologists that have studied them several times in the last 75 years, while there are still other caves that have never been studied so far, those cave paints are inluded in the illustrated picture above in a futuristic way.

In the middle of the illustration Designer Kaleab included camels, peoples with different life style and culture also kefira market. Kefira is a traditional market place where one can see the colorful presentation of all people of the region in their cultural dresses. The presence of camels, donkeys, and the inevitable Gharris, two wheeled carts drown by a horse or a mule, gives it an aura of going back to medieval times.

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Caricature Transformation

Caricature Transformation

long face transformation from normal blurred image reference ( the reference pic is attached to the right lower corner of the picture in small rectangle shape) to this amazing and funny body structure. its all done by photoshop it took almost a hour to complete. also if you want any of your photos to be changed to any of funny arts just contact us and leave a comment bellow.

Who is Kaleab Matiwos?

Very Short Bio…

 

kaleab matiwos is a motivated architect, graphics designer & event manager who is currently working in dire dawa university.

Kaleab has received many awards for his success from well-established companies such as Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation EBC, Dire Dawa University DDU, British Council Ethiopia, Dire Dawa development association & others to name a few. Kaleab is known by participating on different voluntary activities.

After spending more than 10 years in graphics designing, kaleab understands what drives Art & how to spread the sector of Art, specially the image sector awareness.

Now kaleab is able to design & produce professional high quality graphics designs such as : Brochures & magazines, signage, packaging, illustration, branding, logos, identity designs, marketing collateral, iconography, web design, banner adds, reports and presentations, social media graphics, info graphics, character design etc…

 

 

Creative Sculpture Transformation Design

ART BY KALEAB MATIWOS

ማንኛውንም ፎቶ ወደ ድንጋይ ሀውልት(ቅርፃ ቅርፅ) መቀየር. ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ ብዙም ያልተለመደ በአይነቱ ለየት ያለ .
ANY PHOTO CAN BE CONVERTED IN TO A GYPSUM OR A STONE STATUE (SCULPTURE )

Caricature Transformation

Architect kaleab matiwos.

designer – kaleab matiwos

caricature arts are very funny and attractive specially when peoples saw their own image/photo transformed in to such caricature…in our country such art works are not practiced that much. but in western countries, they used in magazines, in Galleries, in adverts, in schools and many other places. if we can adopt this kind of art by mixing with our culture, we hope that we can create a positive influence to our society.

” መደመር ” UNIQUE ART WORK FOR SALE.

Ethiopia is on the way of development and unity. this art work is made by inspiration of current situation of Ethiopia and prime minister doctor Abiy Ahmed’s unique word of “መደመር” . in these art piece we can observe unity, cultural integrity, collaboration and diversity all in one creative art.This art work is suitable to placed or showcased at different focal points of the room and it is compatible for different programs, events, meetings and panel discussions focused on different issues in Ethiopia.even if the price of this art work is not fixed we provided up to 30% commission. for more information +251910969332           kaleab.matiwos.71@gmail.com

Personal Profile

Name         – Kaleab matiwos

profession – architect, graphic designer, advertiser and event manager/organizer.

Higher Education

Dire Dawa University – Bachelor Degree in Architecture

British council Ethiopia – Certificate in Event Management

Family Language School-Certificate in English Communication Skill

Dire Dawa University – French Language Training Course

Internship

Podia Consulting Engineers and Architects, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Tollen Consulting Engineers and Architects, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Competitions and Achievements

Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) Logo design Competition – 1st Prize Winner

Lapasion Fast Food S.O.L. Addis Ababa logo design Competition – Winner

Bachelor Degree in Architecture From Dire dawa university

Certificate in Event Organizing and Management from British  council, creative futures program

Modern/Contemporary Lighting Fixture Design Competition – Winner

Dire Dawa development association logo design competition – 1st prize winner

professional Skills /software’s 

Photoshop  95%                        AutoCAD   74%                  After effect    75%        Revit   70%                                 Sketchup    60%

Illustrator   65%                        Lumion     85%                   Archicad        85%      MS Office    85%

professional Skills /Expertise 

.Graphic design           .Landscape design         .Problem solving         .Hard Working     .Event/Program Organizing      .Trust worthy

personal contact information

Location      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

e-mail          kaleab.matiwos.71@gmail.com

phone no.   +251910969332  or   +251949843400

WhatsApp   +251910969332

p.o box          579

postal code   1230  Akaki beseka, Addis Ababa

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Architectural Design, 3D Rendering And photoshop Post Production (Architect Kaleab Matiwos)

This is a fuel station/gas station design. The site is located in dire dawa, The main purpose/aim of this gas station design is to design a gas station that is cost efficient According to material selection and type of technology used.

Architectural Design, 3D Rendering And photoshop Post Production (Architect Kaleab Matiwos)

This is a hotel design with the concept of creating Royalty and feel high class for every user.it also used mainly the color gold because of its color psychology it is suitable for the desired design requirement or need.