Downloadable course packs by Adam Williamson
Includes guest appearances from Paul Antonio, Leila Dear, Yasmin Hayat, Katya Nosyreva, Soraya Syed and Adam Tetlow.
Courses pack includes class video recording plus additional resources which can handouts, slideshow and class conversation and supporting material.
Learn how to draw this glorious woven radial biomorphic (arabesque) Mamluk pattern. This class will combine both freehand and geometric elements. There will be an overview of the terminology associated with Mamluk decorative forms and explore the various motifs and compositional devices used to build classical biomorphic patterns.
Biomorphs of the Indomalayan Realm
Study patterns from the The Forbidden City in Beijing, China. From Kelantan, Malaysia and Jepara, Java. Many Islamic styles in the Middle East have been inspired by Chinese art forms and then returned to Southeast Asia in a confluence of styles resulting in sublime syncretic masterpieces.
Lotfollah Iwan Panel
raw this sublime 17th century Safavid 8 fold pattern under the Iwan at the entrance gate to the Sheikh Lotfollah in Isfahan. The body of the sumptuous bioficating spiral pattern is a series of reflecting isosceles triangles surrounding a central illuminated 16 fold peacock medallion