Upcoming adult workshops in Dubai in collaboration with Bayt Al Qindeel

Dubai Workshops
Dubai Design District

We will be in participating in Dubai Design week! 13th – 18th November 2017

Introductory Course Wed 11th – Saturday 14th Oct 2017 (choice of daytime, or evening/weekend presentation)

This is a practical introduction to the principles of Islamic Pattern. Using the traditional tools of compass and ruler, together with free-hand drawing, we will explore a range beautiful patterns from across the Islamic world. This introductory module will cover 6-fold and 4-fold geometric patterns, together with elementary biomorphic patterns, with a focus upon the Rumi motif. Handouts relating to the patterns covered, outlining stages of the designs together with images showing the patterns within context, will be provided via a dropbox at the end of the workshop. On the final day, there will be the opportunity to spend time undertaking a project in a traditional craft.

Participants can join Group A, or Group B. The same material will be covered, but the timings are different (see below).

Group A: Wednesday-Friday, 9.30am-12 midday & Saturday  9.30am-4pm.

Group B: Wednesday-Thursday, 6pm-8:30pm, Friday 1:30pm-4pm & Saturday  9.30am-4pm.

Please state your preferred group when registering.

Note: This course is open to anyone new to Islamic patterns, as well as those with some previous experience seeking to refresh their skills/knowledge.

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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

Intro Course - Group A:11-14th October, Wed-Fri, 9.30am-12 midday + Sat 9.30am-4pm
Intro Course - Group B:11-14th October, Wed-Fri, 6pm-8:30pm + Sat 9.30am-4pm.
Location:Dubai Design District
Course Fee:2200 AED
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Information and bookings please contactislamicpattern@gmail.com