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

Student’s work from the Islamic manuscript illumination course at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. Last Saturday marked the final session of a 4-day course that I taught in Islamic manuscript illumination at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. Due to … Continue reading

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Geometric design in Islamic art course at Morley College

Student’s work from the short course in Islamic geometric design held at Morley College today and last Sunday. I know that it has been a while since I last updated the blog, but I have been super-busy over these past … Continue reading

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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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More photos from Abu Dhabi

Last week, I was in Abu Dhabi again, delivering another series of workshops at the Islamic textiles exhibition in the Emirates Palace.  I have written a previous post on the exhibition and the work that we have been doing in … Continue reading

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Great work from a great bunch of students

Preparing worksheets for my classes. Much of my time is taken up with preparing for future classes, and the past couple of weeks have been no different. Last week, I was asked to deliver a small workshop to a group … Continue reading

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A week of teaching in Abu Dhabi…

Advert for the Islamic Embroidery exhibition at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.  It’s been a l-o-n-g time since my last post! I’m really sorry for the delay, but I’m blaming it on the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland! We were … Continue reading

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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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