8Upcoming adult and children’s workshops in Dubai in collaboration with Bayt Al Qindeel

Our next round of Intro and following courses at Dubai Design District will take place between Tuesday 30th October & Saturday 3rd November 2018

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.

Introduction Course A – Mornings
9.30am-12am, for 5 days, Tuesday 30th October – Saturday 3rd November 2018

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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Introduction Course B – Evenings
6pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 30th October – Saturday 3rd November 2018

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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Follow-on Course:   – Evenings
6pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 30th October – Saturday 3rd November 2018

This course is an opportunity for students, who already have some experience of constructing geometric and arabesque patterns, to gain a deeper understanding of the principles underlying a range of designs.

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.

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

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

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Course Details

Introduction Course A – Mornings9.30am-12am, for 5 days, Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 3rd November 2018
Introduction Course B – Evenings6pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 3rd November 2018
Follow-on Course: – Evenings6pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 30th October - Saturday 3rd November 2018
Location:Dubai Design District
Course Fee:
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Information and bookings please contactislamicpattern@gmail.com