Setting up in The Social Space
Setting up in The Social Space

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Islamic Geometry @Cass Art Islington
Islamic Geometry @Cass Art Islington

Art work by a participant on the "Patterns from the Minbar of Saladin" workshop in August 2018

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Islamic Geometry @Cass Art Islington
Islamic Geometry @Cass Art Islington

Art work by a participant on the "Patterns from the Minbar of Saladin" workshop in August 2018.

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Setting up in The Social Space
Setting up in The Social Space

All resources and materials provided, here's the set up at Cass Art Islington.

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Monthly Wednesday

Drawing & Painting Islamic Geometry Workshops

The Art Space, Cass Art Islington

Wednesdays, 11 to 5pm, £50

22 Jun - Patterns from Persia

*5 places left*

 27 July - Patterns from Turkey

*3 places left*

17 Aug - Patterns from Morocco

14 Sep - Patterns from Syria

12 Oct - Patterns from Uzbekistan

16 Nov - Patterns from Egypt 

Book 4 places for £180!

In these full day sessions, you will learn to construct a different Islamic Geometric patterns. Starting with a plain piece of paper, step by step we will draw layers of lines and circles using a compass and straight edge. From this underlying grid a pattern will emerge. We will outline, trace and transfer the pattern to watercolour paper, to be decorated using watercolour pencils & paints.

We usually  draw 2 or 3 Islamic Geometric patterns in the morning and then transfer one or more patterns to watercolour paper to paint in the afternoon and carry on at home.  We take break aroun 1.30 to 2.30pm.

 

Each month will have a theme to allow us to gain greater insight in that particular era, location or family of patterns. Each time we'll journey back in time to a different part of the Islamic Lands to celebrate the intellect of the unknown artists and geometers who created such beauty. If a theme is repeated, it will be a new set of patterns each time. 

 

All are welcome, no experience is needed and all resources & materials are provided for attendees aged 14+. Step by step PDF guides are emailed to you to accompany all pattern(s) taught at the workshop. The patterns can be be drawn and painted repeatedly, trying out different colour schemes and materials. If your're not sure which resources to use at home, there's plenty for you to try out at the workshop as well as the amazing products in Cass Art. I also have a list of recommendations you can check out. Spaces are limited, so please book your place in advance using the BUY NOW button above.

Any questions, feel free to contact me.

All bookings receive a confirmation by email, please be sure your check your paypal account email address junk mail or spam folder.

​CANCELLATION POLICY:

If more than 14 days in advance of the workshop: A full refund or transfer to an equivalent workshop on an alternative date.

If 7 to 14 days in advance of the workshop: I can transfer your place to an equivalent workshop on an alternative date.

Less than 7 days in advance of the workshop:  I’m afraid I am unable to offer a refund nor transfer to an equivalent workshop on an alternative date.  I appreciate that sometimes unforeseen circumstances may mean that you can’t attend, so please do consider sending along a friend to take your place. I would need their name and contact details prior to the workshop

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GIfting a workshop place to a loved one is easy. Book a place or multiple places at any of the venue that suits you. Then let me know by email that it's a gift, who it's for and any personal message. I can then create a bespoke gift card PDF for you to email or print and post to your loved one. If you're not sure of dates. Pick any future date and I can  arrange as needed with either you or your loved one.

Blue & Green Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks
Blue & Green Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks

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Blue Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks
Blue Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks

Which pens and colours work well on uncoated paper

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Green Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks
Green Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks

Which pens and colours work well on silk coated paper

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Blue & Green Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks
Blue & Green Jaali Variations "perfect for Geometry Notebooks

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Preorder your "Perfect for Geometry" square notebooks for deliver in March 2022!

 

See details on www.samiramian.uk/merch

The Art Space, Cass Art Islington, 66-67 Colebrooke Row, London N1 8AB

This workshop takes place on the basement floor and there is no step free access to the room.