Uncover the art of ancient Arabic calligraphy and create beautifully balanced compositions which convey hope, love, and light Discover the connection between hand and heart with the meditative practice of Arabic calligraphy. Artist and calligrapher Maaida Noor uses calligraphy to fulfil her need to create aesthetically beautiful artwork. She has worked for brands including Christian Dior, Jo Malone, Estée Lauder, and Selfridges. She has also been recognised at the British Muslim Awards in the category for Art and Culture Awareness.
In this course, Maaida takes you step-by-step through the process of creating the Arabic alphabet using the Maghrebi script. Learn about the rich history and significance behind Arabic calligraphy, before using a traditional reed pen and dot system to form words and sentences on the page.