Khat ‘Arabi : Naskh Essential Course (Sunday)

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Date(s) - 20/08/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Course: Khat Arabi – Naskh Essential Course

Day & Time: Sundays, 10 am – 12 pm

Commencement Date: 20 August 2017

Course Info

This is an intensive basic-comprehensive Arabic NASKH calligraphy programme, which will take participants into a holistic experience of the traditional training of Naskh script. ⠀

Participants will experience 4 phases of essential calligraphy training all combined in one holistic programme for an enriching experience of Naskh script. These phases are made up of individual essential modules:

• PEN-CRAFTING (traditional instrument)
• BASIC LETTERS (basic level)
• COMBINED LETTERS (intermediate level)
• SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION (advance portion)

Along with materials and equipment, participants will discover the discipline and culture in the craft of Naskh calligraphy. This extensive programme enables participants to be engaged in a much focused and enriching flow, and attain an extensive exposure of experiencing the classical Naskh script.

Islamic and Arabic knowledge is not required.⠀

Course Outline

  • Participants will be introduced to creating a traditional pen out of bamboo or reed known as “Qalam” in Arabic
  • Learn how to write the basic letters of Naskh script
  • Learn the basic techniques of joining the alphabets
  • Experience an insight of the advance phase of Naskh calligraphy

Duration of Course 

  • Once a week for 16 weeks
  • 2 hours per session

Course Fees

  • Course fees: $400
  • Materials fee: $50

No requirement. Fundamentals for beginners.


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