Upcoming Events

  • Option 1: Introduction to Thuluth and Naskh Scripts
    May 30, 12:00 PM UTC – Aug 08, 4:00 PM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course, which immerses the student in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy, as has been taught in the Ottoman tradition for over five hundred years.
  • Option 2: Introduction to Thuluth and Naskh Scripts
    Jun 02, 11:00 PM UTC – Aug 18, 3:00 AM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course, which immerses the student in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy, as has been taught in the Ottoman tradition for over five hundred years.
  • Option 1: Arabic Calligraphy in the Chinese Style
    Jun 05, 12:00 PM UTC – Aug 14, 4:00 PM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course that fully immerses the student in the styles and traditions of writing Arabic Calligraphy in the Chinese style, as has been practiced for hundreds of years...
  • Option 2: Arabic Calligraphy in the Chinese Style
    Jun 06, 2:00 AM UTC – Aug 15, 6:00 AM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course that fully immerses the student in the styles and traditions of writing Arabic Calligraphy in the Chinese style, as has been practiced for hundreds of years...
  • Option 1: Introduction to Thuluth and Naskh Scripts
    Sep 05, 12:00 PM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course, which immerses the student in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy, as has been taught in the Ottoman tradition for over five hundred years.
  • Option 2: Introduction to Thuluth and Naskh Scripts
    Sep 08, 12:00 PM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course, which immerses the student in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy, as has been taught in the Ottoman tradition for over five hundred years.
  • Introduction to Tezhip
    Sep 08, 10:00 PM UTC
    Zoom
    Tezhip is the Turkish word meaning “ornamenting with gold” and is used to represent the Ottoman tradition of beautifying calligraphy
  • Introduction to Calligraphy with Shahryanshah Sirajuddin
    Sep 09, 10:00 PM UTC
    Online
    This is a semester-long course, which immerses the student in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy, as has been taught in the Osmanli (Ottoman) tradition for over 500 years.
  • Group 1 Mehmet Sevki Efendi
    Sep 10, 10:00 PM UTC
    Zoom
    Returning students only

Courses for New Students

It is important for our students to get a detailed and comprehensive understanding of our courses and apprenticeship programs. Click here to learn about the apprenticeship programs we offer here at Deen Arts Foundation.

Şeyh Hamdulllah Calligraphy Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship is defined as "the method or process of gaining knowledge of a trade, art, or profession from the instruction of a master”...

History of the Osmanli Calligraphic Tradition

Şeyh Hamdullah (d. 1520) is known as the “father of Ottoman calligraphy.” Indeed, the renowned artist ushered in a new age of calligraphic arts in the Ottoman empire with ...

Şah Kulu Tezhip Apprenticeship Program

Şah Kulu is the most well known muzehhip in Ottoman history, and we honor his contributions to the art by naming our apprenticeship program after him...