Just got this via email. They usually do women only stuff so I'm assuming the same applies for this course.
Habiba Module 1 and 2 Calligraphy
Robin Hood Garden Community Centre, Cotton Street, E14.
Starting from the 2nd June 3-5pm.
The course fee is £75 for those unemployed or £85 for those who are employed.
Below are the two course outline:
Qur’an became the driving force behind the unification of all Arabic scripts found in Arabia. Primarily the Qur’an was written with the Quranic Kufi script and later it with the Quranic Naskh style.
The Naskh font is based on an exhaustive analysis of Ottoman manuscript practice and is suitable for all text design, from cultural, to religious, to literary.
Arabic Calligraphy Module 1
Historical development of Arabic Calligraphy
Arabic Alphabets both joined and independent using a Reed Pen
The science of perfect proportion by the measurement of Rombhoids
Writing your initials correctly with proportion of the script
Similarities and diffrences in the scripts
Study a few calligraphy works
Final draft on canvass or glass
Arabic Calligraphy Module 2
Mufradaat: The isolated letter forms using the units of proportion the diacritical marks and decorative elements.
Murakkabat: Joined letters(initial letter forms, medial letter forms final letter forms)
_________________SubhanAllaah wa alhamdulillah wa la il-Allaha ilAllaah wAllahu akbar