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Arabic Calligraphy Workshop 5.0

For booking and inquiry please call: Mr. Saleh Nasab , mobile: +962 79 5434 511 / email: salehnasab@gmail.com

Following the success of the previous workshops, we are aiming to delve further into the possible re-integration of Arabic Calligraphy in our cultural identity. We are pleased to announce yet another workshop for amateurs and anyone interested in Arabic calligraphy with the supervision of the Amman-based Syrian calligrapher Mr. Saleh Nasab.

The main objectives of the workshop:

› Reflect upon the beauty of Arabic Lettering.

› To be introduced the techniques of writing, tools and the materials related to calligraphy.

› Define of the usages of Arabic Calligraphy as a modern art form and the role of calligraphy in contemporary design.

› Briefly look at the development of calligraphy through history, and discuss proposed methods for future development.

› Study and experiment with the existing and extinct types of Arabic calligraphy.

› Explore closely the main Arabic Calligraphy styles and schools

More about the workshop:

An Abbreviated course, focusing on studying and practicing the existing and extinct types and styles of Arabic calligraphy. The course is made of 6 sessions; each one is 2 hours long on Saturdays. The participants have the option to choose from the following time slots:

a. Morning session from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

b. Afternoon session from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

c. Evening session from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Notes:

› Every participant will be provided with all the necessary tools and equipments; Paper, Calligraphy ink, Calligraphy pens (Reeds), Special writing notepads & detailed booklet for each session.

› Participants will receive a certificate upon the completion of the workshop.

› A chance to create an individual calligraphic artwork will be given to the participants

› There are limited places, please make sure to book early. Reservation to be carried out through email or by phone. Please make sure of the most suitable time slot for you prior to booking.

› Arabic is the main language used in the workshop.

› All the classes will be held at the Tree Hall - Wild Jordan Cafe, Jabal Amman. – Visit www.wildjordancafe.com/

Fees: JD 75

Subscription and payment at:

› Wild Jordan Cafe, Jabal Amman. – Visit www.wildjordancafe.com/

(Daily except friday from 12pm to 6pm)

- For booking and inquiry please call:

Mr. Saleh Nasab , mobile: +962 79 5434 511 | email: salehnasab@gmail.com

- Links about the previous workshops:

andfaraway.net/blog/2008/04/21/week-one-getting-aquainted-with-letters/

andfaraway.net/blog/2008/04/27/week-two-practicing-forms/

sha3teely.com/?p=772

amman.lustknaben.com/?p=171

www.360east.com/?p=946

fann3arabi.wordpress.com/2008/04/22/the-splendor-of-arabic-calligraphy-workshop/

www.khtt.net/artefact-4089-en.html

sha3teely.com/?p=821

andfaraway.net/blog/2008/07/08/calligraphy-20/

www.khtt.net/artefact-5703-en.html

andfaraway.net/blog/2008/09/18/interested-in-arabic-calligraphy/

www.khtt.net/artefact-7037-en.html

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