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Persian/Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

Age group: 10+
Duration: 1 h
Time: 11 am


In this workshop, there is a short presentation about Persian and Arabic calligraphy. The students will learn how to use the special calligraphy reed pen and the wrist movement for calligraphy writing.

There is no need to know the Arabic or Farsi languages for this workshop. It’s designed for aged 10-18 years old and limited to 15 students. All the materials are included.

List of all Materials provided:
Reed pen, Calligraphy ink, Liqa, Davat, Special calligraphy paper, some photocopies and practice sheets.

Each student receives the special materials which are bought in Iran, Liqa and Davat (silk used for inkwell) and reed pen (not found in Ireland). By the end of the workshop each student will write her/his own name in Arabic characters. At the end of the workshop, they can take the reed pen and their art work home.

مهرجان لغة الأم

ورشات عمل الخط الفارسي/العربي للاطفال بين سن ١٠ و ١٨

باشراف روكسانا منوشهري

روكسانا فنانة التصويرية و تعيش في دبلن ب, إيرلندا. عرضت سبعة معارض فردية، وشاركت في أكثر من خمسين عرضا جماعيا. أقامت عدة ورشات ودورات للأطفال والبالغين في مكتبة تشيستر بيتي وغيرها، أعطت من خلالها دروسا عن رسم اللوحات الفارسية الصغيرة بالريشة، ودروسا في رسم الخط العربي.

ورشة  العمل

ستتضمن ورشة  العمل عرضاً مختصراً حول المخطوطات الفارسية و العربية. سوف يتعلم الطلاب كيفية استخدام قلم الخط الخاص المصنوع من القصب كما سيتعلمون حركة الرسغ لكتابة الخط اليدوي. ليس هناك حاجة إلى معرفة باللغات العربية أو الفارسية لهذه الورشة. انها مصممة للأطفال  بين ١٠ و ١٨ سنة عمر وتقتصر على ١٥ طالبا

: يتوفر جميع المواد كالتي

قلم قصب, ورق خاص للخط, حبر الخط, دفات, لقاء, بعض نسخ الصور وأوراق الممارسة.

يتلقى كل طالب المواد الخاصة التي يتم شراؤها في إيران مثل لقاء و دفات (حرير) وقلم القصب. في نهاية ورشة العمل سوف يكتب كل من الطلاب اسماءهم بالأحرف العربية يأخذوا الأقلام و أعمالهم الفنية.


Roxana Manouchehri is a professional visual artist based in Dublin, Ireland, she has an MFA in fine art and has been teaching art since 1995. Her artwork includes paintings, installation, photography and drawing. Her inspiration is derived from her environment, childhood memories and her hometown in Tahran, Iran.
Roxana has taught many art classes and workshops for kids and adults and has been working with Chester Beatty library since 2010 and other venues. She teaches drawing and painting techniques such as Persian miniature painting and Arabic letters calligraphy, geometrical patterns, painting on glass and old manuscripts techniques. The upcoming workshop in Chester Beatty is January 21st.

Awards & Exhibitions
Roxana had 7 solo exhibitions and participated in more than 50 group shows, art fairs and biennales. She has exhibited her works widely, including locations such as Seoul, Pori, Tehran, Dubai, London and Dublin.

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