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Arabic Calligraphy - Zayed Branch

Arabic Calligraphy - Zayed Branch

Jul 06, 2020 - Jan 04, 2021

Arabic Calligraphy - Zayed Branch

Time Mon Jul 06 2020 at 05:00 pm to Mon Jan 04 2021 at 07:00 pm

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Art Café-Egypt, 10b road 11, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt


Arabic Calligraphy - Zayed Branch | Event in Cairo | Arabic Calligraphy - Zayed Branch
Arabic Calligraphy
Mohamed Shaaban
4 Classes - 900 LE
Once a Week - 2-hour class
Mondays 05:00 - 7:00pm

Languages: Arabic only

Number of participants: A minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6

Course Description
Calligraphy is the art of giving form to alphabetical characters in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner. Modern calligraphy ranges from functional hand-lettered inscriptions and designs to fine-art pieces.

For Adults and Teens - For beginners

Course Content
The Calligraphy Classes have been divided into 3 sets of courses (4 classes each).

The first course is a beginner’s course where you will learn how to create refined writings using all the letters of “Al-Rek2a” + “Diwani” + “Al-Naskh” + “Farsi” styles using specialized calligraphy bamboo pens and paper. Duration 4 Classes.

The Second Course is the Intermediate course where you will learn how to incorporate all the letters you have learnt in the Beginners course making them into words and sentences. Duration 4 Classes.

The Third Course is the advanced course and you will be given 1 canvas to make your final artwork on. This advanced course will teach you how to make compositions and shaping of the words into a design that will later on be painted on the canvas. Duration 4 Classes.
Students should bring their own calligraphy pen (size 3).

Mohamed El Shimi
Mohamed graduated from the Faculty of Arts in Helwan and the Faculty of Arts Department of Islamic Archaeology in Ain Shams University. He has done studies in:
- Calligraphy and Islamic art - Mohamed Ibrahim School for Arabic Calligraphy in Alexandria - Prince Charles School in Egypt - Studies in porcelain and studies in stained glass in Al Fustat center of Ceramics - Manuscripts at the Library of Alexandria.

Arabic calligraphy professor in Bayt El Ainy from 2000 until 2006 - Cultural Development Fund.
Participated in the exhibitions: Youth Salon in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 - Alexandria Library from 2005 until now - Arts Palace Egyptian Opera House in 2004 and 2005 - Creativity Center in Alexandria from 2005 until now - IRCICA - Turkey in 2006 and 2008 - Hall Salah Taher - Arabic Music Festival in 2008, 2009 and 2010 - Art Soul from 2010 to 2011 - Art Cafe from 2011 until now.

For more information please contact:

Art Cafe
Zayed Branch, Galleria40 Culture Lab
40, Mehwar 26th July,
Shop 108
012 111 70 729

Working hours:
Daily from 12-10

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Mon Jul 06 2020 at 05:00 pm to Mon Jan 04 2021 at 07:00 pm
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