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Ottoman Calligraphy

Ottoman Calligraphy Workshop with Ustadh Jabed Choudhury

Introduction: Immerse yourself in the rich artistic heritage of the Ottoman Empire with our exclusive Ottoman Calligraphy Workshop. Join us for a captivating two-hour session led by the esteemed Ustadh Jabed Choudhury, as he introduces you to the timeless art of Ottoman calligraphy. Discover the beauty and significance of this ancient craft, which not only served as ornamental expression but also held deep spiritual meaning for Ottoman Muslim communities.

Ustadh Jabed Choudhury gives a beginners’ crash course on Ottoman calligraphy the pen and composition will be yours to keep!

Date and Venue: Mark your calendars for this unmissable workshop, taking place on 1st June at Charlton House & Gardens, London. Our welcoming space sets the stage for an immersive and engaging experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the art of calligraphy.

Unveiling Ottoman Diwani Script: Ustadh Jabed Choudhury, having honed his skills under the tutelage of master calligrapher Dr Nassar Mansour, will be your guide on this artistic journey. He will provide a beginner’s crash course on Ottoman calligraphy, specifically focusing on the revered Ottoman Diwani script. As you delve into the intricacies of this script, you will learn the art of cutting a reed pen, practice forming letters, and even create your own unique composition. Your pen and composition will serve as lasting mementos, capturing your progress and creativity.

Unlocking the Cultural Significance: Beyond the aesthetics, Ottoman calligraphy carries profound symbolism and spiritual significance. Throughout the 600-year history of the Ottoman Empire, calligraphy was treasured as a representation of the divine word of God. During the workshop, Ustadh Jabed Choudhury will share captivating insights into the cultural and religious importance of calligraphy in Ottoman Muslim communities. You will gain a deeper understanding of the art form’s role in preserving heritage and enriching the Islamic artistic tradition.

Sip, Savor, and Create: As you immerse yourself in the artistic process, we want you to feel comfortable and nourished. Your workshop fee of £25 includes a delightful hot drink and cake to keep your creative energy flowing. Indulge in these treats as you engage in the artistic practice of Ottoman calligraphy, allowing yourself to be fully present in the moment.

Unleash Your Inner Artist: Whether you are a seasoned calligraphy enthusiast or have never held a reed pen before, this workshop is designed for beginners and art enthusiasts alike. Ustadh Jabed Choudhury’s patient guidance and expertise will ensure that participants of all skill levels can engage, learn, and create with confidence. So, unleash your inner artist and join us for an inspiring journey into the captivating world of Ottoman calligraphy.

Limited Spaces Available: To ensure an intimate and focused learning environment, spaces for the Ottoman Calligraphy Workshop are limited. Secure your spot today to embark on this enriching artistic adventure. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty, spirituality, and cultural significance of Ottoman calligraphy.

Please note that all necessary materials, including the reed pen and composition, will be provided as part of the workshop.

Join us on 1st June and experience the artistry of Ottoman calligraphy firsthand. Discover the power of the pen and unleash your creativity, all while gaining a deeper appreciation for the legacy of this extraordinary art form.

To reserve your place or to learn more, visit our website or contact us directly. We look forward to welcoming you to this captivating Ottoman Calligraphy Workshop!

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