Upcoming adult and children’s courses & workshops in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Bayt Al Qindeel

Abu Dhabi Workshops – Sunday 7th – Thursday 11th May 2017

Abu Dhabi National Theatre
17th St, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street,Al Etihad – أبو ظبي – United Arab Emirates

Participants who are new to Islamic Pattern can join either Introductory A, or Introductory B, or take both courses together.

Participants who have already completed an Art of Islamic Pattern Introductory course can enrol for the more advanced  Follow Course: Ceramic tiles.

Introduction Course B – Mornings
9.30am-12am, for 5 days, Sunday 7th – Thursday 11th May 2017

Introductory B 

This introductory module will cover 4-fold geometric patterns from across the Islamic world, together with elementary biomorphic patterns, with a focus upon the Moorish style. The module culminates with practical element in which students have the opportunity to incise geometric pattern onto 23 carat transfer gold and explore principles of tessellation.

Note: This course is open to anyone new to Islamic patterns. It can be taken together with with Intro A, or taken as a stand-alone module.

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Introduction Course A – Evenings
6pm – 8.30pm, for 5 days, Sunday 7th – Thursday 11th May 2017

Introductory A 

This introductory module will cover 6-fold geometric patterns from across the Islamic world, together with elementary biomorphic patterns, with a focus upon the Rumi motif. There will be two short contextual slide lectures. The module culminates with practical element in which students have the opportunity to create of small piece of work in plaster using traditional tools.

Note: This course is open to anyone new to Islamic patterns. It can be taken together with Intro B, or taken as a stand alone module.

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Follow-on Course:  Ceramic Tiles – Evenings
6pm – 8.30pm, Sunday 7th – Thursday 11th May 2017

New Follow-on Course: Ceramic Tiles.

This is an opportunity for students to develop more advanced skills in constructing geometric and arabesque/islimi  patterns and is suitable for those who have already completed the introductory course, or have an equivalent level of experience.

 

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Note: This is a more advanced module. Only participants who have already completed one, or ideally both, of the previous Art of Islamic Pattern Introductory workshops may join this module. The content is completely different to, but will complement the previous follow-on course Creative Design.

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For more information and bookings please contact; islamicpattern@gmail.com

You can read an article in the ‘The National’ about these previous workshops in UAE by following this: link

Course Details

Introduction Course B9.30am-12am, for 5 days, Sunday 7th - Thursday 11th May 2017
Introduction Course A6pm – 8.30pm, for 5 days, Sunday 7th - Thursday 11th May 2017
Follow-on Course, Ceramic Tiles6pm – 8.30pm, Sunday 7th - Thursday 11th May 2017
LocationAbu Dhabi National Theatre 17th St, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street,Al Etihad - أبو ظبي - United Arab Emirates
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Information and bookings please contactislamicpattern@gmail.com