Unique Opportunity to Study a Beautiful Relaxed Course
Al Buruj Press
~ ONE DAY INTENSIVE INTRODUCTORY ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY COURSE ~
Brothers and Sisters Welcomed!
This course is perfect for those who have never studied calligraphy, and will provide the skill to start using a calligraphy pen and compose letters of Arabic in their different styles. Open to Brothers and Sisters!
A Unique opportunity to learn How to write Arabic in its most Beautiful Form
Islamic/Arabic calligraphy is a primary form of art for Islamic visual expression and creativity. Throughout the vast geography of the Islamic world, Arabic calligraphy is a symbol representing unity, beauty, and power. The aesthetic principles of Arabic calligraphy are a reflection of the cultural values of the Muslim world. A thorough investigation into the aesthetic differences between Arabic and non-Arabic calligraphy might provide an approach for understanding the essential spirit of each culture.
Calligraphy has arguably become the most venerated form of Islamic art because it provides a link between the languages of the Muslims with the religion of Islam. The Holy book of Islam, the Qur'an, has played an important role in the development and evolution of the Arabic Language, and by extension, calligraphy in the Arabic alphabet. Proverbs and complete passages from the Qur'an are still active sources for Islamic calligraphy.
This unique course will be taught by a highly well learned calligrapher, who studied Calligraphy and Art at Oxford University and Cairo
Cost: £25 (Includes course notes, calligraphy pen and ink)
Date: Saturday 26th May 2012
Time: 10:00am- 18:00pm
Venue: SOAS University (Details given upon Enrolment)
Tube: Russel Square (Picadilly Line, 3 Mins walk away), Kingscross, Euston
Buses: 25, 205, 7
Online Payment: www.alburujpress.com
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