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Event Start Time:17:00 End Time:19:00This type of art developed as a result of the care and work of the old calligraphers until it reached the perfection of modern times. Arabic letters and the script are works of art based on the golden ratio. No wonder that artists use them to create integrated works of art. In this course, you will learn the basics of Arabic calligraphy.Note: There are no classes from March 2nd to 8th, both days inclusive.The instructor will be Emad Aldin Omran.Class Outline1. How to hold the pen for Arabic calligraphy and the basic characters of derivatives of Roqua calligraphy style2. Al-ba’a group---------- with Al-a’lef3. Al-noon group------------ with Al-a’lef4. Individual/separate letters and work on the line5. Workshop and revision day for the past 4 classes6. Special rules for connecting letters - Single7. Special rules for connecting letters – group8. Special starting group by the Al-dal group9. Special starting group by parts of the Al-dal group10. Working with curvy letter shapes11. Workshop and revision day for the past 6 classes12. The plural form of some words and lower caps13. Create complex sentences14. Writing and connecting Rouqa style letters15. Workshop and revision day of the last 3 classes16. Final workshop and revision dayStart: Fri, 7 Feb, 2014End: Sat, 5 Apr, 2014Lessons: 16Days: Friday, SaturdayTime: 5 PM- 7 PMLocation: Room 266Cost: QAR 1,600 / US$ 440For more information, please visit: http://www.qatar.vcu.edu/communityclasses/48-calligraphy-taught-in-arabic or call +974 4402 0555