About the Artform

Geometric patterns are among the most recognizable visual expressions of Islamic art and architecture. Geometric shapes like circle, square, hexagon, triangle etc. with help of infinite number of lines form simple to complex patterns that become a treat to the eyes!

About the workshop

The Canvas

Overall Details

In this workshop, you will learn about the geometric patterns of a historic architectural monument, the Great Mosque of Kairouan. You will learn to analyze these unique patterns and make it on paper yourself.
This workshop is for anybody and everybody who wants to learn a new artform. It is a beginner friendly workshop. (age 12+)

The colours in the palette

Elements you will learn

  • Learn how Islamic art is different from other artforms
  • Learn about its significance
  • Learn about the tools used
  • Learn to construct the patterns
  • Learn how to add the perfect finesse to the artwork
  • Pdf of the construction pattern will be provided

The Picasso of the show

About the Artist

Arwa Khopoliwala

@arwakhopoliwala

She is an interior designer by profession and a part time Islamic geometric artist. She has a keen interest in Islamic architecture and she likes to bring those designs on paper through this artform!

Materials Required

  • Compass
  • Ruler
  • Pencils
  • A4 300gsm paper
  • Tracing paper
  • Masking tape
  • Color Pencils or pens

The scope of creativity

Further prospects and application of what you will be learning

This artform can be applied to create paintings, home décor, furniture decor and a lot more.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn!

  • More like a classroom

    Being a replay of an actual live workshop, where students interacted with the instructor, it will give you more of a classroom experience.

  • Longer durations and better creations

    Masterclasses are longer in length due to the profound focus on the art which in turn facilitates better output from the learners.

  • Get in touch with the artist

    You can get in touch with the artist through Instagram, and get clarifications & comments on your artwork!