Tag Archives: calligraphy

Practice makes perfect infographic

Reminder to myself, other artists. Via ZintroTweet

The Quran for Solidarity

I came across a story in the Lebanese paper Daily Star about Everitte Barbee, an American calligrapher who is working on a new project called "A Quran for Solidarity". It's an ambitious project to write the entire text of the Quran in Arabic calligraphy and […]

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How Ink is Made

You can't get enough of those shows on the discovery channel like Dirty Jobs, Ice Road Truckers, and Where Stuff Comes From.  At least I can't. It's a good thing I rarely watch TV or else I'd never stop watching. Today I saw a revolting […]

Introduction to calligraphy by Elinor Holland

Excellent video introducing the art of Islamic calligraphy featuring Aishah Elinor Holland. Tweet

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Photos on exhibit at Georgetown Law School

The Law Center at Georgetown University is hosting an International Art Show the week of February 26th. One of my photos along with an image of a maghribi Qur'an fragment will be on display. Check it out at the Hotung Lobby on Wednesday from 12-6PM. […]

Pakistan’s top calligrapher

Hung out this week with Rasheed Butt, one of the top Islamic calligraphers in Pakistan. Though I tend to be a traditionalist when it comes to calligraphy I was very impressed with Rasheed's adaptation of traditional and modern forms. And this is probably one of […]