Geometry from the Darb-i-Imam Shrine

Subject: Geometry
Dates: 16 November 2019 - 23 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Lisa DeLong
Full price
£ 180

This dual-level panel from the shrine of Darb-i Imam is not only incredibly beautiful, but it is also unique in its application of 10-fold geometric principles. Explore the intricacies of this complex design and learn to construct both its macro and micro-level patterns. You will also gain insight into how crystalline geometry relates to the biomorphic forms.

In this two-day course, we will explore every aspect of this design.

Who is this course for?

Students in this course should already know how to construct a basic 10-fold pattern.

What should I bring to class?

All materials will be provided on this course.

What days do I attend?


Do you offer concessions?

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

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

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

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The School reserves the right to discontinue or suspend a Course up to fourteen (14) calendar days before the advertised start date of the Course.

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Tutor biography

Lisa DeLong

Dr Lisa DeLong completed her doctoral studies at the School in 2007, specializing in the principles of geometric design in Islamic and Western traditions. Lisa's book "Curves: Flowers, Foliates and Flourishes in the Formal Decorative Arts" was published in November 2013, and she is currently Outreach Project Manager for the School, designing and conducting educational workshops internationally.