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

Classes will take part during the Dubai Design Week at Dubai Design District between  Friday 16th & Saturday 17th November 2018

This is a rare 2-day programme that includes 6 separate 2 hour long classes. Participants are welcome to take one or all 6 sessions.

There is a 10% discount when signing up for all 6 classes.
Register for the full programme of courses = $486

Discover how patterns of profound beauty and subtle complexity can be created from the simplest of means and develop practical skills in the arts and crafts of the Islamic world. In these unique skills based classes students use traditional methods to explore a range of classic Islamic designs from around the world and learn how to integrate freehand biomorphic motifs (Islimi/Arabesque) with geometric pattern.

Friday 16th November 2018

1Geometric Islamic Pattern

This is a general practical introduction to the principles of Islamic Pattern. Using the traditional tools of compass and straight edge we will re-create a beautiful geometric pattern. This session is open to both adults and children.

Course Fee: $90
Open to all abilities.
9.30am – 11:30pm, Friday 16th November 2018
Dubai Design District 

 

2Arabesque Islamic Pattern

This is a general practical introduction to the fluid, versatile freehand biomorphic aspects of Islamic Pattern. The class will culminate with a classical Mamluk glide pattern. This session is open to both adults and children. 

Course Fee: $90
Open to all abilities.
12.30 – 2:30pm, Friday 16th November 2018
Dubai Design District 

Islamic Geometric Pattern in 3D

Using paper and other materials students will experience how Islamic patterns relate to architecture and create a beautiful 3D artwork reminiscent of the famous muqarnas ceilings. This session is open to both adults and children. 1245

Course Fee: $90
Open to all abilities.
3.00 – 5pm, Friday 16th November 2018
Dubai Design District 

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Saturday 17th November 2018

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Experience constructing compass and freehand arabesque patterns and gain a deeper understanding of the principles underlying a range of designs found within the such as the Morocco and Andalucia.

Course Fee: $90
Open to all abilities.
9.30am – 11:30pm, Saturday 17th November 2018
Dubai Design District 

4Geometric Persian Patterns

This session will focus on building patterns from medieval Persia, where Islamic art reached an extraordinary peak of perfection. We will look explore the underlying principles and re-create at least one classical design.

Course Fee: $90
Open to all abilities.
12.30 – 2:30pm, Saturday 17th November 2018
Dubai Design District 

 


9Geometric Moorish Patterns

Experience constructing a classical geometric rosette from the Maghreb and gain a deeper understanding of the principles underlying a range of designs found within Nasrid Palaces of the Alhambra and the Marinid masterpieces such as the Bou Inania Madrasa.

Course Fee: $90
Open to all abilities.
3.00 – 5pm, Saturday 17th November 2018
Dubai Design District 

or 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 CoursesFriday 16th & Saturday 17th November 2018
Location:Dubai Design District
Register for the full 2 day programme of courses
Geometric Islamic Pattern
9.30am - 11:30pm, Friday 16th November 2018
Arabesque Islamic Pattern
12.30 - 2:30pm, Friday 16th November 2018
Islamic Geometric Pattern in 3D
3 - 5pm, Friday 16th November 2018
Arabesque Moorish Patterns
9.30am - 11:30pm, Saturday 17th November 2018
Geometric Persian Patterns
12.30 - 2:30pm, Saturday 17th November 2018
Geometric Moorish Patterns
3 - 5pm, Saturday 17th November 2018
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Information and bookings please contactislamicpattern@gmail.com