Sketch Art Café, Dubai


By Tuqa Al Ayoubi

SHARJAH–The Sketch Art Café located in Mattar bin Lahej Gallery, Dubai, allows visitors to paint on paper cups while sipping on a drink.

The café supplies visitors with pencils, watercolors and coloring pencils to use on the cups.

The walls of the cafe are adorned with cups painted by visitors. 

These painted cups make this café unique.

The tables in the café are spaced out to ensure safety for the visitors and to follow COVID-19 regulations.

Visitors must call and reserve a spot before arrival to avoid overcrowding at the venue.

They also have the option to paint on other objects, such as canvases, t-shirts, sculptures and vases.

The Sketch Art Café also includes a painting studio and an art gallery.

The owner Mattar Bin Lahej is a well-known artist who created the artwork displayed in the café.

Bin Lahej’s artworks consist of paintings, photographs and sculptures.

According to their website, the café aims to discover new artists and celebrate their work.