Patterns on the Road
Moorish monuments of Al-Andalus الأَنْدَلُس

 
 
 
Travel with us to the source and draw patterns at the feet of the ancient masters.

We are currently broadcasting live drawing classes from the most important moorish monuments in Andalusia, Spain. the Alhambra Palace Granada, Alcazba Sevilla and Mesquita Cordoba.

Join up for all five classes

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Joining all session will also allow you access to all the class recordings if you miss a session.

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Alicatado 6 & 8 fold geometric paper folding

Alcázar Palace Seville

Geometric paper folding
 

Fold this stunning dado ceramic pattern that adorns the sublime Patio de las Doncellas (Patio of the Maidens)  the heart of the Alcázar palace. With its beautiful arches, plasterwork and glazed tiles it is the epitome of Mudéjar style and its sunken garden is the most pure surviving Islamic-style paradise garden at the Alcázar. 

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Weaving Horseshoe arches and biomorphic spandrels 

Puerta del Espiritu Santo (Door of the Holy Spirit) in the west facade of the Great Mosque (Mezquita de Cordoba) in Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain.

Mezquita, Córdoba
Geometry Arches
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Umayyad Biomorphic decoration

Sit with us on the Umayyad ramparts and draw the majestic moorish horseshoe of the Puerta del Espiritu Santo (Door of the Holy Spirit) in the west facade of the Great Mosque (Mezquita de Cordoba) in Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain.

We will focus on the Moorish arches from the 8th Century Mezquita of Córdoba , which in the height of Al-Andalus was the largest city in Europe and the leading cultural and economic centre of the Islamic world.

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Alhambra Palace, Granada


Biomorphic Stucco of the Alhambra

The Nasrid Palaces are overflowing with interlacing carved stucco patterns, we will draw motifs and learn about the unique language used the pattern constructions and flow.

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Marble Capitals

Sit in the moorish gardens with us to draw the Alhambra’s  unique biomorphic marble capitals.

Live from the Moorish Gardens 

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Please wait after making the donation to be redirected to the registration page. We will also send everyone an email before the class with material to familiarise yourself before the session along with the online passcode again which will give you access to the class on Saturday.

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adamzoomclasses@gmail.com 

REQUIRED equipment & materials

  • A compass (recommended compass is the Rotring Master Bow)
  • A ruler
  • Paper size A3 =  29.7 x 42.0cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches
  • Range of Pencils (6B-4H)
  • Tracing paper
  • Zero Eraser or equivalent
  • Optional – Coloured pencils.
  • Optional – Fine line drawing pens (
  • useful to have, but not essential)


 

Course Details

Patterns live from Spain
Location:ONLINE
Join up for all five classes 5th - 10th October 2021.
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