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Introduction to Classical Arabic Calligraphy

This is a semester-long course that immerses the student in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy as practiced for hundreds of years, with regular feedback provided on one’s work by our master calligrapher Shahryanshah Sirajuddin.

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Introduction to Classical Arabic Calligraphy

Time & Location

Sep 09, 2021, 10:00 PM UTC


Course Details


September 9 - December 16, 2021

Times: 10 PM UTC | 5 PM CDT | Course Format: Online


The most important aspect of this class is correcting your work by a master calligrapher, not continually copying mistakes in your practice. The Islamic arts are transmitted through the Ijaza system, and this methodology has preserved calligraphy for over 1000 years. Our teacher, Shahryanshah Sirajuddin, is an