Sehar Shahzad:  Introduction to the World of Arabic Calligraphy

Sehar Shahzad was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and recently graduated from the University of Toronto. She has had artistic inclinations since childhood, but as she grew up, a specific interest in Islamic art began to blossom rapidly. It weaved together her long-time passion for painting and drawing with her growing love and devotion towards her religion. She currently creates custom artwork for local and international clients and is learning traditional Arabic calligraphy as a student of Master Calligrapher Haji Noor Deen. She aspires to earn an Ijaza/license to one day formally take on students of her own. Although she did not study arts for her undergraduate degree, her artwork holds a significant place in her life that she can always rely on as a source of comfort, peace, and serenity.

She will be covering the history and theory of Arabic Calligraphy writing as well as the basics of the Thuluth Script.

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Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Location: Understanding Islam Academy – 2-2570 Haines Road. Mississauga, Ontario

*please note that we do not process refunds after classes have begun