Arabic Calligraphy Introductory Course
4.4 (107 ratings)
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Arabic Calligraphy Introductory Course

Thuluth Script
4.4 (107 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
652 students enrolled
Created by Samiur Rahman
Last updated 2/2019
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 40 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Possess a good in depth understanding of individual letters as well as being able to write with the correct proportions.
  • Also, students who register for this course are eligible for 10 free sessions of feedback via skype / email through the course of the program. This will ideally be on weekends and you can email us for more details.
Requirements
  • Basic Knowledge of the Arabic Alphabet
Description

Always wanted to learn Arabic Calligraphy?

Begin your journey with our introductory course as we introduce you to all the letters and how they should be written with their correct proportions and scales. We start from the absolute basics of how to prepare your very own Bamboo / Reed pen & Ink as well as the most appropriate writing materials to use to become a Calligraphy Artist. Then we move on to the structure of each letter in their Individual form and how to write them if your left handed or right handed.
Each Lecture consists of a detailed video tutorial showing you how to hold your pen and how to write each stroke.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wishes to learn Arabic calligraphy
Course content
Expand all 26 lectures 02:38:14
+ Introduction
5 lectures 45:50

A brief introduction to the Thuluth script as well as the structure of this course along with the ones to follow.

Introduction
00:51

In This video I will be showing you how to cut your qalam in the correct way as well as the angles required giving you a beautiful finish to your qalam to write with.

You will also see the best type of knife to use to cut the qalam.

Preview 15:34

In this video you will see how to prepare you ink using likka (raw silk) as well as showing you what types of ink to use and how to preserve the ink overtime.

Traditional writing tools - preparing the ink
11:51

As many times it is quite difficult to acquire the traditional qalam and ink to write it, in this video I will be showing you good alternatives to use that are easily available as well as the types of pen you should avoid using for learning calligraphy.

Modern Alternative tools
08:41

In this video I will be explaining the concept of the Nuqta (Dot) which is used for scaling and measuring the letters, how to do it correctly as well as the importance of using it for individual letters and compositions.

Preview 08:53
+ Thuluth Script
21 lectures 01:52:24
Alif
08:59
Baa / Taa / Thaa Style 1
06:40
Baa / Taa / Thaa Style 2
05:42
Jeem / Haa /Kha Style 1
06:43
Jeem / Haa / Kha Style 2
04:05
Daal / Dhaal
05:15
Raa / Zaa Style 3
03:17
Seen / Sheen
06:33
Saad / Daad
04:28
Twaa / Zwaa
05:41
Ayn / Ghayn Style 1
05:41
Faa & Qaaf
05:28
Kaaf Style 1 & Laam
04:36
Kaaf Style 2
04:01
Meem Style 1 & 2
03:23
Noon
05:25
Waw Style 1 & 2
04:29
Haa Style 1 & 2
03:48
Laam Alif
03:15
Yaa Style 1 & 2
08:55