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Introduction to Afghan Geometric Design

6 Session Weekend Studio Arts Course

Sunday, April 16 to Sunday, May 21, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00RP
This online program is presented on Zoom.
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By Sughra Hussainy

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.

Special Program Information

  • The instructor is Sughra Hussainy.
  • This program includes 6 sessions, 3 hours each.
  • NOTE: Registration will close for this program at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, April 14, 2023.

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