04 Islamic Geometry and watercolours | 12-15 Aug

An in depth and practical drawing and painting workshop that will enable participant to recreate Islamic Geometric Patterns from manuscripts & architecture from around the Islamic Lands and bring to life in Contemporary Compositions & Colours.

Participants will use compass and straight edge constructions to draw layers of lines and circles from which the pattern can be outlined, embellished and coloured.

Samira will demonstrate a range of techniques to enable participants to see how they can render the same pattern in a variety of beautiful ways.

Samira will also show how participants can create and paint simple and effective colour palettes for their artworks. She will show how the same pattern can lead to a variety of compositions. By combining all these techniques and skills the participants will create a beautiful and unique contemporary composition.

  • Dates: 12,13,14,15 Aug
  • Times: 4pm to 8pm
  • Location: Al Taif Mall Offices, 17th Floor 
  • Price: 320 AED
  • Level: Beginners – No prior experience required
  • Workshop Language: English

Note: You get a 15% off discount if you attend ALL FOUR Summer weekly workshops, you can buy them here. 

Tutor’s Biography: Samira Mian

Samira is a freelance artist & educator specialising in Islamic geometric patterns. She is breathing new life into the centuries-old technique of straight edge & compasses rigorous geometry to recreate geometric patterns from the Islamic lands in a contemporary style using watercolours, gouache and metallic paints. Samira is a self-established teacher leading regular monthly “Drawing & Painting Islamic Geometric Pattern” workshops all over the UK in-person and online. Samira has been featured on the BBC, Islam Channel, Buzzfeed, Art Illuminated Podcast and Bayt Alfann.



Are you coming from outside Fujairah? 

Fujairah is a beautiful Emirate located on the East coast overlooking the Indian Ocean and it is only an hour drive from Dubai airport. We will happily help you find a lovely hotel near our school with transports. Please contact us if you need our help.

Workshop Rules and Regulations: 

  • The fee includes all the learning hours and materials that will be supplied in the course.
  • No refunds are acceptable and you need to attend the specified hours and times listed on this page.
  • Please note that you should attend at least 90% of the hours to receive your attendance certificate for this course.

320,00 د.إ

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