Student’s Work from the PSTA Summer School 2010 Course in Islamic Manuscript Illumination

Dear blog readers, I would like to share some of my student’s fantastic work from the course that I taught last week: a one-week summer school workshop in Islamic manuscript illumination held at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in … Continue reading

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A Crash Course in Islamic Manuscript Illumination: Classical Technique

  Flower Basmalah (2007) by Ayesha Gamiet When I was a little girl, I remember flicking through art history books and viewing pictures related to Islamic art: intricate stucco carvings and mosaic work, vibrant embroidered textiles beside jewel-like miniature paintings, … Continue reading

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