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IARS-transparent-tag-e1425925539131 copyArt of Islamic PatternIslamic Art Revival Series are happy to announce a 2-day series of short workshops in Dallas on the

logo-sm-5f2e7164fda290c8d46c36ef53d3b434 copyThis is a rare opportunity to take one or more stand alone classes with visiting tutors from the UK: Richard Henry and Adam Williamson

This 2-day festival will include 6 separate 2.5 hour long classes. Participants are welcome to take one or all 6 sessions.

Classes are organised in partnership with Islamic Art Revival Series and all classes will take part at the Creative Art CenterDiscover 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.

There is a 10% discount when signing up for all 6 classes, the total cost will be $300:
Register for the full programme of courses

Monday 27th August 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: $55
Children/Adult Workshop, open to all abilities.
10am – 12:30pm, Monday 27th August 2018
Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

 

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: $55
Children/Adult Workshop, open to all abilities.
2 – 4:30pm, Monday 27th August 2018
Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

I5slamic 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. 1 2 4 5

Course Fee: $55
Children/Adult Workshop, open to all abilities.
6:30 – 9pm, Monday 27th August 2018
Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

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Tuesday 28th August 2018

 

IMG_3404Arabesque Moorish Patterns

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: $55
Adult Workshop, open to all abilities.
10am – 12:30pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

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 in particular at the stunning 5&10-fold symmetry.

Course Fee: $55
Adult Workshop, open to all abilities.
2 – 4:30pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive Dallas, TX 75228

 


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: $55
Adult Workshop, open to all abilities.
6:30 – 9pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive
Dallas, TX 75228

Course Details

6 separate 2.5 hour long classes27th & 28th August 2018
Location:Creative Art Center 2360 Laughlin Drive Dallas, TX 75228
Course fee:$55 per session (including materials & Equipment)
Booking:We require the course fee to be paid in order to register a place
Reserve a Place:
Full programme (6 classes, with discount
Geometry, 10am - 12:30pm, Monday 27th August 2018
Arabesque 2 - 4:30pm, Monday 27th August 2018
Islamic Pattern in 3D, 6:30 - 9pm, Monday 27th August 2018
Arabesque Moorish Patterns 10am - 12:30pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
Geometric Persian Patterns 2 - 4:30pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
Geometric Moorish Patterns, 6:30 - 9pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
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