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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
Weekend  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $195.00
Instructors
Section Notes

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to our online learning management system, Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvas.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.

Section Title
Arabic Typography Workshop
Type
Studio/Seminar
Days
M
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Mar 16, 2020 to Mar 30, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
9.0
Location
Delivery Options
Weekend  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $245.00
Instructors
Section Notes

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to our online learning management system, Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvas.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.