Usman Riaz, 25-year old Pakistani-born multi-talented artist has been picked by Apple to show off his skills as an animator and a drawer at an Apple Store event. Usman who is known as the guy who was featured on Coke Studio Season 7 and also known for this amazing performance in a TED Talk titled “Usman Riaz + Preston Reed: A young guitarist meets his hero” back in 2012 happens to be an amazing drawer and animator and working on his own short animated film called “The Glassworker”
With the help of an iPad Pro and a really famous drawing app “Paper”, Usman Riaz is working on this hand-drawn animation film along with a small team of talented artists in Pakistan under the name of “Mano Animation Studios”. Somehow, Apple got wind of his work and impressed by his talent as a digital artist, they have arranged an Apple Store Event in Boston to let him share some of the work that’s enchanted audiences around the world.
Along with that, Usman will also share some more details about “The Glassworker” and his experience as he worked on it using an iPad.
The event titled “iPad Drawing with Paper by FiftyThree: Featuring Usman Riaz” is scheduled on Friday, February 5, 2016, 6:30 p.m, at Apple Store, Boylston Street, 815 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Apple has also managed to bring in Rachel Romano, a member of FiftyThree, the company responsible for creating the app “Paper”. He will be sharing some tips for making the most of the app that allows artists to create in a whole new way.