Calligraphy Workshop


Alif Institute Presents


Exclusive 1 Full-Day Arabic Calligraphy Workshop


What the course will give you:

- A comprehensive insight into the sacred tradition of Arabic and Islamic Calligraphy.

- Acquire skills that will give you a foundation in the beauty and aesthetics of this revered art-form.  

- An introduction to writing in the Naskh, Riq'a, Thuluth and Diwani scripts.

- You will learn to beautifully construct individual letter-forms and words.

- Techniques to practice for improvement and further study of Arabic calligraphy.



The Teacher:

Ustadh Moustafa Hassan is an experienced teacher of Arabic and Islamic Calligraphy. An Egyptian-born British artist, he has been a practioner of Arabic Calligraphy for over 20 years. Ustadh Moustafa’s knowledge and practice of the art of calligraphy has been honed since 1975 in pre-eminent cultural institutions in Egypt, and his work has been exhibited in the UK as well as various countries of the Middle East.

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Fee:        £45 including all materials i.e pens, inks, paper and refreshments 

                (Please also note that there is no registration fee for this workshop)

Date:      Saturday 25th August 2012

Time:     10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue:   Room G3, Main Building, SOAS University of London,

                Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG


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