Arabic Calligraphy: The Art of the Written Word
Arabic calligraphy is the artistic practice of the written word. It is known in Arabic as khatt, from the word meaning 'line'. Originally a tool for communication, with time, it began to be used in architecture, decoration and in other elements of design.
In this course, participants will learn the techniques of basic lettering by completing a series of writing exercises to develop a greater understanding of and appreciation for this striking art form.** Event is open for teens and adults.