Islamic Illumination Painting: The Nishan (Ensign) Pattern

Rs. 1500

Course Outline Description: 

Study elements of Islamic illumination design. Learn to traceand transfer the design. Paint the motif following stepsof centuries old traditional illumination art using gouache paints.

Date: 19th June 2021
Time: 15:00 – 17:30 PST
Venue: Online Zoom Session
Tutor: Alefiya Abbas Ali
Fee: Rs. 1500 (for Pakistani students – this is a subsidised fee to promote learning of art and culture in Pakistan)
USD 25 (for foreign students)

Materials required for this course:

  1. Hot pressed, smooth finished paper (Arches, Fabiano Artistica, Daler Rowney, Wasli or any good quality paper available just make sure it is thick and smooth)
  2. Tracing paper (motif should be traced beforehand)
  3. steel spoon, coin
  4. Paper tape
  5. Pencils H,2B
  6. Gouache paints (red, blue and white)
  7. Gold gouache paint/poster color/gold pallate (important)
  8. Black ink (calligraphy/sumi/black watercolor)
  9. Watercolors
  10. Fine tip Round Brushes (0,1,2)
  11. Water container, color palette, paper towels
  12. Tea stain (2-3 tea bags dipped in half cup of hot water. Cool it down before the session
  13. Flat brush (1-2inches wide)
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    Name: V. M. Trust for Education
    Account Number: 50107900456755
    Bank Name and Address: Habib Bank Limited, IBB Dhoraji colony, Karachi
    Swift Code: HABBPKKA0007
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