Arabic Calligraphy: Thuluth Script

Subject: Calligraphy
Dates: 4 March 2019 - 8 March 2019
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Nuria Garcia Masip
Full price
£ 385

In this course we will work with one of the most important scripts in Islamic calligraphy, the thuluth script, as a way to deepen the understanding of this art and its guiding principles.

The course will cover the following:

A brief introduction to Islamic calligraphy, different scripts, tools and materials.

The letters of the alphabet in the different thuluth calligraphic forms.

Exercises on writing techniques with traditional methods and materials.

Creations and compositions with calligraphy elements.

Who is this course for?

Because of the method of instruction, previous knowledge of the Arabic language is not necessary. The course is suitable for all levels, from beginners to advanced.

What should I bring to class?

All materials will be provided in class.

What days do I attend?

Monday - Friday

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

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This course is made possible with the support of Saudi Aramco.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

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Tutor biography

Nuria Garcia Masip

Nuria Garcia Masip is a Spanish calligrapher belonging to the Ottoman school of Islamic calligraphy. She has studied for the past eighteen years with some of the greatest masters of this school and holds her diploma (ijazah) in the thuluth and naskh scripts from masters Mohamed Zakariya, Davut Bektas and Hasan Çelebi. She has won prestigious prices in international calligraphy competitions, exhibits internationally and has given workshops and conferences in many different countries. She is currently based in Paris, where she teaches regular calligraphy courses and engages in research and different calligraphy activities.

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