Course Details

19 separate 2.5 hour classes12th - 20th July 2019
Location:Hillman City Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle WA 98118
Course fee:$55 per session (including materials & Equipment)
Booking:We require the course fee to be paid in order to register a place. Payments refundable if 5 weeks' notice of cancellation given.

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Day 1

Friday 12th July 2019

Geometric Islamic Pattern

$55, 10am – 12:30pm
Using the traditional tools of compass and straight edge we will a create a traditional geometric design

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Arabesque Pattern

Introduction to the fluid, versatile freehand biomorphic aspects of Islamic Pattern.

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Day 2

Saturday 13th July 2019

Arabesque Persian Patterns

Create a beautiful 6 fold ‘Rumi Islimi pattern’ from Kerman (pictured right) & learn about the ‘Rumi’ family of biomorphic motifs.

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Geometric Persian Patterns 2

This session will focus on building patterns from medieval Persia and 5&10-fold symmetry.

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Day 3

Sunday 14th July 2019

Geometric Mamluk Patterns

Fold complex geometric Islamic patterns with ease and then use these as a basis to build an artwork reminiscent of the famous domed muqarnas doomed ceilings, inc a special guest lecturer.

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Complex Geometric Rosette

Learn beautiful biomorphic motifs from Egypt & Syria and draw this stunning 12 fold frontispiece of the Sultan Uljaytu Quran (pictured right).

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Scholarships are available to full-time students, unemployed, or those in part-time non-professional.
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Sponsor a student

Make this opportunity available for others in the Seattle area by sponsoring a participant. Sponsor options include:

  • Full scholarship for the series (sponsor one student in each workshop): $400
  • Partial scholarship for the series (reduce one student’s cost by 50% for each workshop): $200
  • Full scholarship for one class (sponsor one student for one workshop): $55
  • Partial scholarship for one class (reduce one student’s cost by 50% for one workshop): $27.50

To sponsor students at any of these levels, click any of the active link above. Scholarship recipients, unless specified by the sponsor, will be determined by the instructors in consultation with Wasat, our local partner. If you know the name of the beneficiary please list it when paying for the sponsorship.

Thank you for helping to bring the Art of Islamic Pattern to your community!

Classes will take part at:
Hillman City Collaboratory
5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle WA 98118

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