Kufic Art: 1-on-1 Geometric Arabic Calligraphy Workshop
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Kufic Art: 1-on-1 Geometric Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

by Akeef Khaleel

300 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Kufic Art: 1-on-1 Geometric Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

300 AED

(VAT inclusive)

by:
Akeef Khaleel
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when:
Flexible Dates
where:
Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road
level:
All Levels
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 60 days upon booking
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Description:

Learn an art that has been refined over the course of 1400 years to create highly intricate and mathematical calligraphy and geometric patterns. Discover the qalam in these private classes and take a journey to learn how to write in Kufic calligraphy.

Kufi is an ancient form of Quranic writing that involves rhythmic repetition and sophisticated planning of geometry. It is one of the most recognizable features of Islamic art and architecture and is present throughout various historic monuments and writings.

You will learn to design basic Arabic letters and different designs of calligraphy - starting with how to draw basic geometric patterns and the history of Islamic art of architecture.

With 1.5 hour sessions, learn this art and recreate classic examples to produce the following:

  • 1 session - 1 piece of Kufic calligraphy and 1 piece of Islamic geometry
  • 3 sessions - 3 pieces of Kufic calligraphy and 3 pieces of Islamic geometry
  • 5 Sessions - 7 pieces of Kufic calligraphy and 7 pieces of Islamic geometry

Course Outline:

  • Learn about Kufic calligraphy and its history
  • Get acquainted with Kufic alphabets
  • Create a fusion of Kufic calligraphy & Islamic geometry
  • Learn how to draw some of the best Islamic geometry patterns from around the world, arranged into three levels of complexity.

Skill Level:

All Levels

Materials:

* Students are required to bring geometry set, drawing pad (A4), & sketch pens. Optionally the materials can be purchased from the instructor for an additional charge of AED 35.

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 60 days upon booking

Age Requirements:

10 and older

Location:

Caribou Coffee, 2nd floor
Al Wafa Tower, Next to Dubai Islamic Bank
Near Shangri-La Hotel
Close to Financial Centre Metro Station
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai

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Each session takes 1 hour 30 minutes

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Each session takes 1 hour 30 minutes

After booking this class you will be contacted by the instructor to set your schedule as per your availability.

Instructor's working hours
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7:30PM
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9:00PM
7:30PM
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7:30PM
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7:30PM
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Click here for schedule information

Each session takes 1 hour 30 minutes

After booking this class you will be contacted by the instructor to set your schedule as per your availability.

Instructor's working hours
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7:30PM
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9:00PM
7:30PM
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9:00PM
7:30PM
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7:30PM
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7:30PM
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8:30AM
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11 ratings

Amina Said
Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 2:42PM
"Easy to follow and a lot of fun!"
Amina Said
Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 2:41PM
"Great instructor will book again!"
Amina Said
Sun, 9 May 2021, 10:20AM
"Excellent instruction - definite recommendation;)"
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