Short course in Islamic Manuscript Illumination at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts

Sultan Barquq by Ayesha Gamiet (2007) Great news for anbody interested in taking an Islamic arts course in London over the Summer!  I will be teaching a short course in Islamic Manuscript Illumination at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, … 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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