21 April 2015
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Community Classes: Calligraphy taught in Arabic

07 February - 05 April

Venue: VCU Qatar

VCU Qatar


  • Art & Culture
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Art & Culture


  • VCU - Qatar

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Event Start Time:17:00 End Time:19:00
This 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 Outline
1. How to hold the pen for Arabic calligraphy and the basic characters of derivatives of Roqua calligraphy style
2. Al-ba’a group---------- with Al-a’lef
3. Al-noon group------------ with Al-a’lef
4. Individual/separate letters and work on the line
5. Workshop and revision day for the past 4 classes
6. Special rules for connecting letters - Single
7. Special rules for connecting letters – group
8. Special starting group by the Al-dal group
9. Special starting group by parts of the Al-dal group
10. Working with curvy letter shapes
11. Workshop and revision day for the past 6 classes
12. The plural form of some words and lower caps
13. Create complex sentences
14. Writing and connecting Rouqa style letters
15. Workshop and revision day of the last 3 classes
16. Final workshop and revision day

Start: Fri, 7 Feb, 2014
End: Sat, 5 Apr, 2014
Lessons: 16
Days: Friday, Saturday
Time: 5 PM- 7 PM
Location: Room 266
Cost: QAR 1,600 / US$ 440

For more information, please visit: http://www.qatar.vcu.edu/communityclasses/48-calligraphy-taught-in-arabic or call +974 4402 0555
The cost of this class is QAR 1,600 / US$ 440

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