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Introduction to Afghan Geometric Design

6-Session Daytime Course

Sunday, February 14 to March 21, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00JC
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$195 - Member
$225 - Non-Member
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By Sughra Hussainy

REGISTRATION ADVISORY: This program will stop registration sales on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET

STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • Online registration is required.
  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

For centuries, religious and secular Islamic manuscripts have contained beautiful geometric decorations. Explore the history and construction of these traditional designs with Sughra Hussainy, a graduate of Turquoise Mountain Institute in Kabul, Afghanistan. Create designs with graph paper and a compass, then learn to: use tracing paper to transfer the result to fine art paper; color the designs with opaque watercolors and gold; and outline them in black ink. This class is designed for beginners, no previous art experience is required.

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OTHER INFORMATION

  • The instructor is Sughra Hussainy.
  • 6 sessions, 3 hours each
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.

UPDATED PATRON INFORMATION

  • Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program.
  • Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org.
  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
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Location
This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.