Kufic Art: Geometric Arabic Calligraphy Workshop
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9 ratings

Kufic Art: Geometric Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

by Akeef Khaleel

150 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Kufic Art: Geometric Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

150 AED

(VAT inclusive)

by:
Akeef Khaleel
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when:
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 4:00PM
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where:
Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Road
level:
Beginner
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to course start with full refund
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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.

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. Discover the qalam in this class and let it take you on a journey to learn how to write in Kufic calligraphy.

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. Learn this art and recreate classic examples, and you will be able to produce 1 piece of Kufic calligraphy and 1 piece 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:

Beginner

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.

Cancellation Policy:

48 hours prior to course start with full refund

Age Requirements:

14 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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9 ratings

Amina Said
Sun, 9 May 2021, 10:20AM
"Excellent instruction - definite recommendation;)"
Fara Saajid
Fri, 18 Dec 2020, 11:59AM
"I loved what we created and it’s unbelievable how we learnt such a complicated art so easily and that too virtually.. The instructor is obviously very passionate about his art and made sure we were aligned throughout the session. Can’t wait to learn more."
Silvia Pierson
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 11:18AM
"Great class, very knowledgeable instructor. He will make you fall in love with Islami geometric art and kufic. Highly reccomended."
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