Aisha Changezi: Square Kufic Calligraphy

Title: 
Square Kufic Calligraphy
Teacher: 
Aisha Changezi
Date: 
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Session: 
Morning
Level: 
All
Description: 

This class is an introduction to Square Kufic Calligraphy. Originally created for architecture purposes, this ancient script beautifully simplifies the letter forms into modern angular shapes. Introduction to its history and some basic composition rules will be discussed. Students will be guided through into constructing two different compositions. No need for any prior experience or understanding of the Arabic language is required. If you are a problem-solver, this script is for you! 

Supplies: 

Pencil, eraser, few sheets of graph paper, and straight edge ruler.

OPTIONAL Supplies Tracing paper, any fine tip marker, broad tip marker (nib size to fill in the graph paper grid, and any bleed proof marker paper.

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