Arabic Calligraphy 101 with Ahmad
Date(s) - 11/05/2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Arlington Cultural Affairs
About this event
A PAUSE Session created for the We PAUSED! Unbound exhibit’s second installation, “In My Mind’s Eye.” In this calligraphy workshop for beginners, we’ll cover the story of the Arabic calligraphy, and how it developed over the centuries, the materials used, techniques and the alphabets.
Get ready to see a world of beauty in lettering! All materials will be supplied.
Bio: Ahmad Ghassab is both an artist and interior designer. His work embraces themes from his hometown in Palestine and the larger Arab world, while also incorporating various motifs drawn from his own life and experiences. Ahmad’s work has been filmed in a documentary by film director Anas Tolba on Aljazeera World.
This workshop is sponsored by Arlington Arts