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Option 3: Arabic Calligraphy with Shahryanshah Hoca

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Option 3: Arabic Calligraphy with Shahryanshah Hoca

Time & Location

Jan 08, 2022, 2:00 PM UTC – Mar 26, 2022, 4:00 PM UTC


Course Details


Date Range: January 8 - March 26, 2022

Times: 2 PM UTC | 8 AM CST| 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 award-winning master calligrapher in the Osmanli (Ottoman) tradition of the Riqa, Diwani, Jali Diwani, Naskh, Thuluth, and Jali Thuluth scripts.

Shahryanshah Hoca will start with the Riqa script as it is the easiest one to learn, and most students gain proficiency in about three months. Until the early 20th century, Riqa was the handwriting script used daily in Osmanli lands, so everyone who started learning calligraphy already knew it. When you start lear