Create stunningly beautiful artwork!
Learn how to shape Arabic letters
Traditional styles of Arabic calligraphy
Design of your own composition and experiment with the letters
Express your creativity
Arabic calligraphy is not only an art but it is also a state of mind. Organising the letters on the paper helps facilitate the organisation of thoughts and puts the calligrapher in a peaceful set of mind. Calligraphy is a mediative activity that teaches focus on detail and patience and helps to refocus.
Shaping Arabic letters
Different traditional styles of Arabic calligraphy (Ruqaa, Diwani, Farsi, Thuluth and Naksh)
Planning and drafting of a composition
Ample room for creativity and
The course consists of one weekly classroom
session (3 units á 45 minutes), homework and
Students can expect to dedicate at least two
hours a week to learning the rules, homework
and practicing outside of the classroom. The
higher the weekly time commitment, the higher
the learning outcome.
There is no special background needed,
everyone is welcome.
All material will be handed out by the instructor.
Measurements of the Arabic letters
Different syles of Arabic calligraphy
This course aims to introduce the student to the basic techniques in Arabic calligraphy.
You will learn how to shape Arabic letters, try your hand at different traditional styles of Arabic calligraphy and experiment in a playful way with the letters to create stunning works of art.