Islamic geometry and plaster carving workshop at the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education

Last week, I was back at Cambridge University to deliver my second Islamic art workshop for the year. I had a full day to work with the wonderful trainee art teachers, so I decided to go into a little more … Continue reading

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Local press coverage of my upcoming Islamic art courses

A lovely article* on my upcoming Islamic art classes published in the Slough and Windsor Observer today! So much looking forward to this! First classes are on the 27th of June, running throughout the summer. Book soon to receive a … Continue reading

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New studio and new Islamic art courses, yay!

UPDATE: 20% DISCOUNT off courses booked before the 27th of June 2015. For further info email: info@ayeshagamiet.com I am super happy and excited to tell you of my new studio where I will be teaching new Islamic art courses taking … Continue reading

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Free, downloadable Islamic art colouring sheets for children

Please feel free to download and print these children’s colouring sheets! I created these activities a few years ago, whilst working on a practical, hands-on, children’s guide to Islamic art. Sadly, my publisher was unable to complete the project due … Continue reading

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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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Teaching at Cambridge University

I recently delivered an Islamic art workshop to trainee art teachers on the PGCE course at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. I demonstrated a few simple techniques that these new art teachers could use to generate Islamic-inspired floral … Continue reading

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Teaching Resources: Collage / Piñata Lesson

Teaching interviews are scary things. They last the entire day, and normally consist of a tour of the school, a meeting with the Head Teacher and Department Head(s), a lesson observation, a formal interview, and in the case of art … Continue reading

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Teaching Resources: Islamic art

Please feel free to download and use some of the Islamic art teaching resources that I designed for my year 7 classes. Last term, my students designed and made their own Islamic art-inspired tiles (see my previous post for pictures). … Continue reading

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