Islamic Manuscript Illumination: Islimi Forms

Subject: Manuscript illumination
Dates: 11 April 2019 - 30 May 2019
Time: 18:30 - 21:00
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Farkhondeh Ahmadzadeh
Full price
£ 350

Make your own Islimi designs, gaining insights into the geometry as you learn how to use gold, ink and brightly coloured paint.

What should I bring?

Students are asked to bring:

  • Sable (or synthetic) watercolour brushes, sizes 00, 0, 1, and 2
  • Your own palette with wells for storing pigment

Who is this course for?

All levels of ability and experience welcome..

What days do I attend?

Thursday evenings

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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Tutor biography

Farkhondeh Ahmadzadeh

Farkhondeh Ahmadzadeh is an Iranian artist based in London. Her work explores the disciplines of Persian poetry manuscripts, sacred geometry and Persian miniatures. She has worked both as an academic and an artist in Iran, America and Europe.

For the last 20 years, Farkhondeh has regularly spent time living and studying under calligraphy masters in Iran. She graduated with distinction from The Prince's School's MA programme in 2011 and was awarded the Jerwood prize for Islamic traditional art.

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