The classes below will be presented live and are open anyone irrespective of geographical location. Those unable to attend the live presentation will de able to download a video recording of the class, together with additional supporting material, approximately 24 hours after the presentation.
These classes will require you to download the free app Zoom
Previous classes can be downloaded via this link
The ON-LINE Series archive can be accessed here.
Islamic Geometry JournalClasses to download and free SIGNED Journal.
Study a range of patterns from the Islamic Geometry Journal and receive a FREE SIGNED COPY of the Journal. Suitable for beginner-intermediate level students, participants join LIVE sessions and receive feedback on their work, as well as receive life-time access to class recordings to work through material at own pace.
~ Hamsa ~
2nd & 9th December
The Khomisa Symbol
This two part four class series explores the Hamsa well known as Fatimas Hand with a main focus on the stucco carvings of varies facades in the Alhambra, Spain. You will learn to draw and fold a series of variations on Darj w ktaf (step and shoulder) pattern famously used throughout the Alhambra palace and moroccan architectural decoration incorporating geometric and biomorphic elements.
Enneagon Muqarnas , art of Afghanistan
To celebrate the arts and crafts and rich decorative history of Afghanistan we will study the famous Boteh symbol (also know as the paisley) over two sessions. This sacred symbol representing the (cypress) tree of life and originally the Zoroaster sacred flame proliferates the sublime Great Mosque of Herat in Afghanistan.