A couple of days ago posted photo of smiling artist with the portrait of Morgan Freeman, an American Oscar-winning actor, is taking social media by storms and seems everyone is talking about him. Let’s share with you more about him.
Identified as Jawad Ahmed Baloch, 17, is a young artist who lives in Lyari, a neighbourhood of Karachi, which has been neglected and remained underprivileged, despite producing bigger names for different industries of Pakistan and being the first settlement of the most cosmopolitan city of Pakistan.
Jawad works with his father, who is an artist himself and helped him to pursue his creative calling. He has made many portraits of famous personalities and his attention to detail has wowed people. Here are some stunning portraits by him:
Else of his interest and passion for arts, he is good in studies too. Recently, he has completed his matriculation and aims to pursue a better future in arts. Alike many in Lyari, he loves playing football.
After recent viral photos of him and his portraits, many journalists, bloggers and artists are approaching him. This is only the start, we firmly believe that Jawad will earn a great name in the field of art. Recently he completed a diploma course offered by Arts Council Institute of Arts and Crafts on scholarship where he proved his capabilities and became the gold medalist of year 2019 while securing the first position among many others. ACIAC initiated a scholarship program where students from underprivileged areas of Karachi were selected for fine arts, calligraphy, graphic design, and textile designing.