Art of the Arabesque: Foundation
|Dates:||11 September 2017 - 15 September 2017|
|Time:||10:30 to 17:30|
|Location:||The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG|
Join artist and designer Amber Khokhar and explore the language and principles that guide the Arabesque, known around the world under regional names including Islimi, Nabati and Tehzip. You will explore biomorphic floral based designs and become familiar with a vocabulary of motifs.
Please bring your own brushes. You will need sable (or synthetic) watercolour brushes, sizes 000, 00, 0, 1, 3, 5. Brushes can be purchased at any good art supply shop. To see an example, please click here.
Amber Khokhar has a wealth of teaching experience, including being a Sessional Lecturer at Birkbeck University. She has designed a carpet for the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace inspired by traditional floral motifs. Amber is currently designing a series of window panels for a 'Prayer Hall' and continues to paint highly collectable ceramics and paintings from her studio in Greenwich.