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Islamic Pattern - Maadi Branch

Islamic Pattern - Maadi Branch

Sun Jul 04, 2021

Islamic Pattern - Maadi Branch

Time Sun Jul 04 2021 at 12:00 pm to 03:00 pm

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

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Islamic Pattern - Maadi Branch, 4 July | Event in Cairo | Islamic Pattern - Maadi Branch
Islamic Patterns
With Reham Hussein

Every Sunday @12-3pm OR 7-9pm
4 Classes
fees: 1000LE

Minimum 3 and maximum 5 attendees

Language : Arabic / English

The geometric designs in Islamic art are often built on combinations of repeated squares and circles, which may be overlapped and interlaced, as can arabesques (with which they are often combined) to form intricate and complex patterns, including a wide variety of tessellations.
In this course you will learn the six and the eight folds girds and Rosettas, which are the basis to create all Islamic patterns, which you can see all over the Islamic world countries, starting from India, Iran, Syria, Egypt and until you reach Spain, in places, mosques and other buildings.
This course is concerned with the constructing of Islamic geometric patterns step by step in the most easy way using the tradition method by a compass and ruler to make it easy for beginners.

Session 1
- Introduction to the types of stars and polygons.
- Introduction to different grids
-Constructing 4 activities for each grid.

Session 2
- Six fold hexagram constructing tracing coloring

Session 3
- Same as Lect 1 with octagons

Session 4
- Same as Lect 2 with octagons

Skills gained:
- Constructing and underlying the grids and outline of different patterns.
- Construction of hexagons, hexagrams, octagons and octagrams according to the different grids.
- Tiling the pattern for both six fold and eight fold pattern.
- Creating a ribbon effect to interlace the pattern.
- Transfer the pattern to the surface of your choice.
- Making your own pattern of colors.
- How to use brush for water coloring or aqua pencils adding multiple layers of color.
Material needed:
- Ruler
- Pencil ( 2H for construction / 2B for outlining and tracing)
- Plain paper
- Tracing paper
- Eraser and masking tape
- For coloring; Water colors, aqua coloring pencils and aqua brush


For more information please contact:
Art Cafe
10B road 11, entrance from Canal Street
Maadi, Cairo
Working hours from Saturday to Wednesday from 10

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