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Course Description

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This one-day workshop introduces students to Arabic typography. From ancient stone carvings to contemporary online marketing, Arabic script is powerful tool used to communicate religion, politics, and diverse cultures. The workshop provides a brief overview of the history of Arabic calligraphy, exploring typographic principles and techniques. Students will explore letterforms of different styles with distinct origins. The workshop will include lectures, demonstrations, and in-class studio work where students will make calligraphy pens from bamboo sticks and practice writing in a contemporary Arabic calligraphic style. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Arabic Typography Workshop
Type
Studio/Seminar
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
Dec 07, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.5
Location
Delivery Options
In-Class  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $195.00
Instructors