Online lecture and Q&A: What's Cool and Interesting about Islamic Geometric Design
Sunday, 26 June 2016 from 19:00 to 21:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Attend a lecture from the comofort of your home, and ask me questions!
I will give an insight into the basic design principles of Islamic geometric design:
- How are patterns made?
- How do you use grids to be creative?
- What is historical best practice in Islamic geometric design and what can we learn from it?
I will also look at some examples of contemporary Islamic geometric design, both the good and the bad. This 90 minute presentation will be followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.
This event is on Skype, so I will need your skype name
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0044 (0)7534 037081. I'm based in the North of England.