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Connecting Pattern Public Workshops 2018

The Islamic Art Revival Series is excited to invite you to a series of public workshops on Islamic Pattern, in collaboration with The Art of Islamic Pattern and the Creative Arts Center of Dallas.

Image: Art of Islamic Pattern

Led by instructors Adam Williamson and Richard Henry, this series of modular practical workshops will introduce participants to the profound beauty and subtle complexity of Islamic patterns. Using the traditional tools of compass and straight-edge, in addition to freehand drawing, participants will explore geometric designs and biomorphic motifs (Islimi/Arabesque) from across the Islamic world to re-create a range of stunning traditional designs. Each workshop is taught from first principles and assumes no prior knowledge or grounding. The workshops will be of interest to artists, designers, craftsmen/women, architects, or anyone with a passion for Islamic art and geometric design. All are welcome.

Image: Art of Islamic Pattern

Workshops will be held August 27 & 28th. Each 2.5 hour workshop is a standalone module, with distinct content related either to a specific region, or a particular design skill. Participants are welcome to attend as many workshops as they would like. Participants registering for all 6 workshops will receive a discount.


August 27: 10AM-12:30PM, 2-4:30PM, 6:30-9PM
August 28: 10AM-12:30PM, 2-4:30PM, 6:30-9PM

Tickets are $55 per workshop session (including materials), or $300 for all six sessions. Purchase tickets and learn more here.

Location: Creative Arts Center Dallas
2360 Laughlin Dr, Dallas, TX 75228