New work added to my gallery!

…and about time, too! New work has been added to the artwork and illustration galleries, and I have updated the workshop section with images from my classes in Doha and Cambridge. Pop along and take a look! P.S. This beautiful … Continue reading

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Photos from my workshops at the Doha Museum of Islamic Art (MIA)

Hope you enjoy these photographs from my workshops at the Doha Museum of Islamic Art! In October, I delivered a week long set of Islamic manuscript illumination workshops where I taught adults and children, and provided training to museum staff … Continue reading

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Workshops at the Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA), Doha

Afternoon all! Some exciting news – I will be teaching a series of Islamic manuscript illumination workshops at the Museum of Islamic Arts in Doha next month from the 26th – 31st Oct 2014. I’m also giving a demonstration on … Continue reading

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Works in progress…

Although I’m not getting much time to work on my own art these days, it doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped thinking about it. In fact, I’ve been thinking about my illumination work a lot recently. Emails from past and potential … Continue reading

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Hello, Mr President!

Two weeks ago, I had the honour of being asked to give a demonstration of my illumination work to the Turkish President and First Lady, who were on a state visit to the UK. The demonstration took place at Clarence … Continue reading

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Istanbul

About a month ago, I returned home from a 3-week research trip to Istanbul. Istanbul is a beautiful city and I love spending time there, so although I was working very hard, this visit was an absolute pleasure. I was … Continue reading

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Islamic manuscript illumination course at the PSTA

I will be teaching a new course in Islamic manuscript illumination at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London. The course will run over 4 Saturdays from the 22nd of October – 12th November 2011, from 10am – 4.30pm. Enrolment … Continue reading

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More student’s work…

I would like to share a few pictures of my student’s work from the spring PSTA Islamic manuscript illumination course. As you can see from the image above, they are doing amazingly well! To read about the course content and … Continue reading

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Manuscript Illumination Presentation and Workshop at Oxford University.

I will be delivering this workshop along with two of my colleagues from the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts at Christ Church College, Oxford on the 22nd of March 2011. All are welcome! I look forward to seeing you there!

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New Islamic Art Spring Course at the PSTA

For anybody who is interested in learning about Islamic art, I will be teaching a 4-day short course in Islamic Manuscript Illumination at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts in London. We will cover geometric and arabesque design in Islamic art, … Continue reading

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