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Arabic Calligraphy: Kufi Script By Tarek Mahfouz
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Kufi is the oldest of the six major Arabic calligraphy scripts in use today, and is the most recognized script as well. Whether on electronic devices names, book titles, bumper stickers, or store... More > signs, kufi is the script of choice due to its almost perfectly engineered symmetry. Since the first Koran was written in kufi script, it is commonly used in decorating mosques with verses from the Koran. It is a very geometrically ornamented script and the calligrapher must not only master the drawing of the letters, but the geometrical principles underlying them. This book will examine all aspects of writing kufi, its abundance of letter forms, and its various shapes.< Less
Arabic Calligraphy Contemplative Colouring By Joumana Medlej
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Joumana is a calligraphy artist from Lebanon, now based in the UK. In this little book requested by her students, she has adapted 50 of her original designs to be coloured, for relaxation,... More > mindfulness and above all pleasure. Each pattern or mandala is actually one Arabic word in her own Kufic approached, inspired from Middle-Eastern spirituality or philosophy.< Less

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