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Empresses and Queens: Patrons of the Islamic Arts

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Every Sunday from 18th September 2022 - until 23rd October 2022,

3pm-4.30 UK GMT. After this recordings can be accessed  in the vault

A drawing and art history course over 6 Sundays, via live zoom classes. Exploring the patterns of medieval and later Islamic monuments spanning 13th - 17th century. From Ayyubid, Timurid and Mughal Empresses we will discuss the legacy of Patron Queens towards an Islamic Renaissance of education and arts. 

You will get to

  • Draw live on zoom,  6 patterns in details
  • Learn about three significant Patronesses of the Islamic Empires and their legacy.
  • Gain both technical skills in geometry and the contextual knowledge around them

Please ensure you have the following items for the class:

  1. A bow compass that can go up to 6 inches radius.
  2. A4 normal plain smooth paper 
  3. A4 Tracing Paper
  4. Pencils: 0.5 lead technical pencil, 2H pencil, HB Pencil
  5. Selection of colour fine tip pens (Red, Green and Blue) (optional)
  6. Watercolour pencils or normal colour pencils 
  7. Eraser, sharpener, ruler (straight edge) 
  8. Masking tape
  9. 6 sheets of A4 sketch paper 220gsm, or 160gsm thickness
  10. Watch this video : Basic Tool Kit
  11. Any questions please email via the website or at [email protected]

We will update you with a zoom link and further access details for the recorded programme soon. I request everyone to be 5 minutes earlier for the first day 18th September 3pm and on time the other days with all our stationery ready.

I look forward to meeting you on the 18th via zoom (details to be posted upon purchase)

Best wishes