Introduction to Thuluth, an Ottoman Script

Instructor: Shahrayanshah Sirajuddin Hoca

This workshop immerses the participant in the classical way of learning Arabic calligraphy in the Ottoman tradition as has been practised for hundreds of years. Participants will be introduced to Thuluth, an Ottoman script. Participants write letters in the Thuluth script, understanding the fundamental structure and anatomy of letters. Participants will also construct a simple phrase into a composition, with guidance from a master calligrapher teacher.