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Islamic Calligraphy: An Introduction to the Art of Handwriting

Understand the basics of Islamic and Arabic calligraphy and develop your calligraphy skills.

8,792 enrolled on this course

Islamic Calligraphy: An Introduction to the Art of Handwriting
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study2 hours

When would you like to start?

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explain the concept of writing and the history of calligraphy
  • Identify types of calligraphy and artefacts related with calligraphy
  • Assess the art of calligraphy in terms of contextual and aesthetic values
  • Demonstrate the finesse of calligraphy writing according to the right methods

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who love history, interested in the art or handwriting. You don’t need any previous experience.

What software or tools do you need?

To take part in this course you will need a basic set of suitable pen for calligraphy, bamboo, knife, ink, inkwell and 120 gm glossy papers.

Who will you learn with?

(Lead Educator) Head of Malay Socio-culture/ Malay Arts Department at Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya. Specialized in History of Art, Islamic Calligraphy and Visual Arts.

Academic at the Department of Malay Socio-culture/ Malay Arts, University of Malaya, with specialization in Malay Architecture and Malay Carving.

Academician at the Department of Malay Socio-culture/ Malay Arts, University of Malaya, with specialization in Malay Arts and Arts Management.

Academic at the Department of Malay Socio-culture/ Malay Arts, University of Malaya, specialization in Multimedia and Animation Studies.

Who developed the course?

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaya is the premier research university in Malaysia, committed to advancing knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.

  • Established1905
  • LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • World rankingTop 60Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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