THE BEAUTIFUL ARABIC CALLIGRAUPHY
In this Arabic calligraphy demonstration, Diab Jaser writes ‘Don’t feel burdened’ in Arabic, a phrase Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, used to reassure people that all will be well.
ARABIC NASKH SCRIPT FOUNDATION COURSE
A three-session foundation course in Arabic calligraphy focused on the Naskh script and geometric techinques. Throughout this step-by-step course, students can learn the basics of Naskh script using classical tools to create calligraphy artworks.
In recent years, Jaser has become known for a new calligraphic projects, which references a number of traditional scripts including Naskh, Jali Diwani, Eastern Kufic, and Thuluth, bringing them together with modern design.
SUHAIB BANI SALAMA
A modest individual, this loaded label is not something he’ll freely apply myself, but, that aside, it is impossible to deny that challenge is an ever present theme. We see it even in the way he goes about making new work – employing traditional tools and materials to produce a contemporary aesthetic.