Apr 20, 2024  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ARTV 204 - Calligraphy


An introduction to the basics of Arabic calligraphy, including the study of historical styles and their developments, as well as the practical application of the Thuluth and Kufic scripts. Emphasis will be placed on developing fine manual craft skills through extended practice. Students will copy masterpieces, cut and decorate Turkish-style matting, and adapt classical designs to contemporary media. Field-trips to view local examples of architectural calligraphy will enhance knowledge of traditional designs and inspire adaptations.
When Offered
Offered occasionally.
(3 cr.)



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