Upcoming adult workshops in Dubai in collaboration with Bayt Al Qindeel

Dubai Workshop – Friday 12th – Saturday 13th May 2017 (optional follow-on Sunday 14th)

Dubai Design District

Introductory Course

Friday 11th – Saturday 12th May 2017

10:00 am – 4pm, with one hour lunch break. 

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.

Optional follow-on Sunday 13th May 2017

9:30am -12 noon

Participants are free to join the follow-on half-day practical module on the Sunday morning: inscribing patterns into real gold leaf.

All materials provided and included in the course fee.

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

Introductory Course :Fri 12th & Sat 13th May, 10am-4pm
Follow-on Workshop (optional):Sun 14th May, 9:30am-12:00 noon
Location:Dubai Design District
Promotional Course Fee:1500 AED including optional follow-on workshop
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Information and bookings please contactislamicpattern@gmail.com