Events

Introduction to Islamic Calligraphy

When: 22nd April 2017 – 21st May 2017
Time: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG

In this course you will be introduced to the practice, methods and materials used by calligraphers in the Islamic calligraphy tradition. Participants will learn how to prepare their own reed pen and sized paper. They will practice writing the Arabic alphabet and explore the proportional systems that underlie the letters. The course concludes with each participant making a final piece using gold leaf.

Schedule:

Saturday 22 April, 10:30-16:30

Saturday 29 April, 10:30-16:30

Sunday 7 May, 10:30-16:30

Sunday 14 May, 10:30-16:30

Sunday 21 May, 10:30-16:30

All materials will be provided on this course. To book a place: https://www.psta.org.uk/open-programme/an-introduction-to-the-practice-method-and-materials-of-islamic-calligraphy