San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Learn how craftsmen in the Islamic world have, for centuries, been creating beautiful and complex geometric compositions.
Author and educator Eric Broug will show you the techniques, and the design rules that have been used for many centuries. Using dozens of photos and illustrations from Islamic art and architecture, he will enable you to develop a profound understanding of how patterns were made.
No prior skill or experience is needed. Just bring your curiosity and creative spirit.
1. Presentation: A Visual Introduction to Islamic Geometric Design (many examples
2. Drawing Session: a Fourfold Pattern
3. Drawing Session: a Sixfold Pattern
4. Drawing Session: a Fivefold Pattern
5. Presentation: Contemporary Islamic Geometric Design
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The venue is right in the centre of Manchester.
Is there an age limit to take part in the workshop?
Age 10 and up. In my experience, skill and ability in Islamic geometric design has little to do with age.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Sure, that's fine.
When & Where
Learn how craftsmen across the Islamic world make their geometric compositions. Develop a much deeper understanding of this centuries-old design tradtion. Draw patterns with just a pencil and a ruler!
Eric presents this amazing design heritage in a practical and historical perspective. He teaches how to draw patterns with the same tools and techniques craftsmen across the Islamic world have used for centuries. If you can draw circles and lines, you can draw Islamic geometric patterns! Using photos of many masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture, Eric explains the essential design principles and rules that have governed this design heritage for centuries, and enables you to put these principles into practice.
So, buy your tickets now!
Visit the School of Islamic Geometric Design, which offers free online educational resources (www.sigd.org). For more information about me, visit www.broug.com You can contact me on email@example.com or call on 0044 (0)7534 037081. I'm based in the North of England.