Arabic Calligraphy Teaching

Arabic Calligraphy Teaching Techniques: Arabic calligraphy is a unique art form that has a rich history and cultural significance. It is a form of visual art that involves the use of the Arabic language and its unique script to create beautiful and intricate designs. Learning how to write in Arabic calligraphy requires a lot of patience, practice,…

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What is Arabic Calligraphy?

What is Arabic calligraphy? Calligraphy (from the Greek words καλλος kallos “beauty” + γραφος grafos “writing”) is the art of penmanship that ranges from functional writing and handwritten letters to the visual arts, where creating a decorated handwritten character is often more important than the readability of the text. Calligraphy is different from typography. Individual characters are…

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How Many Styles Does Arabic Calligraphy Has?

How Many Styles Does Arabic Calligraphy Has? Now that we have overviewed the history of Arabic calligraphy and learnt that each script, or group of scripts, have been developed during specific period of time, let us move on and learn about the most common styles of Arabic calligraphy scripts that many calligraphers and designers are still using…

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Brief history of Arabic calligraphy

Brief history of Arabic calligraphy The early stages of Arabic calligraphy were very simplistic compared to the later developments in the script’s forms and glyph design. There are two reasons for this development in Arabic calligraphy. The first one is the expansion of the Islamic civilization to cover large areas on earth and many cultures from…

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Arabic Calligraphy (The Basics to Get Started)

Arabic Calligraphy (The Basics to Get Started) The Paper. Calligraphy paper must have a smooth and glossy surface that allows the pen to glide smoothly over it. The various Xerox bold, coated, gloss, digital printing papers works very well. For practice, glossy magazine pages, especially from news magazines, make an excellent alternative to the aforementioned…

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