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Arts Crafts of the Islamic Lands

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Islamic arts and crafts do not belong to the past artists and craftspeople in the Islamic tradition draw on their rich cultural heritage to inform and inspire their practice today Created by The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts one of the world’s leading schools for the study of Eastern and Western crafts this book combines detailed infor. This is the first time I've seen a book delve into this area of art in a hands on approach There may be others but they are probably not in English The first third of the book is instructions on generating many of the various geometric patterns used in traditional Islamic art I still enjoy playing with compass and straight edge found this bit fun to look at Programmer types may find this useful for generating backgrounds so it may have uses outside of the art tradition Further parts explain patterns derived from plants and animals and there is a brief introduction on calligraphyThe second half of the book is on materials and preparations in the traditional fashion if your interested in the crafts covered in this book then there are other complete books on the subject However there are some projects I thought were interesting The grinding and preparation of Azurite was informative these pigments were used by Chinese Tang dynasty painters and in China worth their weight in gold I like painting blue green paintings so maybe I will go crazy and grind my own some day Also the brush making caught my eye if you start seeing suirrels with shaved tails around where I live you know who to blameThis book feels like a textbook for a class and lab combination on the Islamic arts if so it must be a great course It has a decent sized bibliography If you are an artist with an interest in creating Islamic art I would get a copy It's a bit outside of my art interests which is why I gave it a four

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Mation on techniues and materials with discussion of the philosophical and historical background of the cultures that have contributed to Islamic artsThe book covers a range of artworks and media from intricate geometric drawing decorative Kufic calligraphy and Persian miniature painting to ceramics wood paruetry mosaics and glassblowing Common. Let no man ignorant of geometry enter here inscribed above the door to Plato's Academy in AthensThese days it seems geometry and geometric constructions either speak to a person or they don't there's not a lot of middle ground As I've tried to explain the process of creating patterns using a compass and straight edge most people get confused and maybe a little uncomfortable You draw circles and lines with your ninth grade geometry kitAs I go on to tell about the golden ratio and the pentagon flowers and the Fibonacci seuence the Platonic solids Ordo ab Chao Order from Chaos and how sacred geometry was at the heart of the secrets of the ancient builders touching on the masons and Islamic geometers they stop making eye contact with me persuaded as I'm left to believe that I've gone off the deep end Lost as I sometimes get in admiring and creating my own geometric constructions I've always found solace swimming in the deep end of this discipline Simply put I find peace and comfort in Nature's laws and geometry I am convinced is at their heartBeautifully assembled and fittingly so this book is a very readable introduction to the world of geometric constructions and one culture that has come to be most strongly identified with using them in their traditional crafts and architectureThanks to Lisa DeLong who recommended this wonderful book to me and whose artwork is featured in it In the Hands of Strangers techniues and materials with discussion of Like Wind, Like Wave the philosophical and historical background of Land And The Ruling Class In Hong Kong the cultures Horse Show that have contributed Ask a Midwife to Islamic artsThe book covers a range of artworks and media from intricate geometric drawing decorative Kufic calligraphy and Persian miniature painting 100 People Who Made History to ceramics wood paruetry mosaics and glassblowing Common. Let no man ignorant of geometry enter here inscribed above Orchid Moon the door The House of Rajani to Plato's Academy in AthensThese days it seems geometry and geometric constructions either speak The Water's Edge to a person or The Road Home they don't The Road Home there's not a lot of middle ground As I've The New High Protein Healthy Fast Food Diet tried Everyday Sports Injuries to explain The Baby Doctor the process of creating patterns using a compass and straight edge most people get confused and maybe a little uncomfortable You draw circles and lines with your ninth grade geometry kitAs I go on Zafarnama to Ghalib: The Man, The Times tell about All You Who Sleep Tonight: Poems the golden ratio and Bombay Stories the pentagon flowers and कुछ अटके, कुछ भटके the Fibonacci seuence Pickpocket the Platonic solids Ordo ab Chao Order from Chaos and how sacred geometry was at Testemunha Mortal the heart of Conspiracy in Death the secrets of The Immortal Throne the ancient builders Just Because I Made Love to You Doesn't Mean I Love You touching on Arion and the Dolphin the masons and Islamic geometers Arion & The Dolphin: A Libretto they stop making eye contact with me persuaded as I'm left Vanishing Acts: New and Selected Poems, 1985-2005 to believe For the Love of India: The Life and Times of Jamsetji Tata that I've gone off Goa: A Daughter's Story the deep end Lost as I sometimes get in admiring and creating my own geometric constructions I've always found solace swimming in The Tea Gardens the deep end of City Improbable: Writings on Delhi this discipline Simply put I find peace and comfort in Nature's laws and geometry I am convinced is at Unbound: Indian Women @ Work their heartBeautifully assembled and fittingly so Beyond The Last Blue Mountain: A Life Of J. R. D. Tata this book is a very readable introduction India Through the Lens: Photography 1840-1911 to Vishwamitra the world of geometric constructions and one culture On Wings of Butterflies that has come ফেলুদা সমগ্র ২ to be most strongly identified with using Style Your Perfect Wedding them in Half a Rupee Stories their Playing Hardball traditional crafts and architectureThanks Havens Knight to Lisa DeLong who recommended Haven's Knight this wonderful book The Darkest Evening of the Year to me and whose artwork is featured in it

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Tools and materials such as gesso panels gilding and brush and wasli paper are presented along with information on their historical significance Each chapter introduces a principle tool or techniue along with examples of masterworks found across the Islamic world before providing a fully illustrated step by step guide to creating specific design. An introduction to methods used in wide range of Islamic arts and crafts painting; glass blowing; making mosaics; carving plaster; how to make your own pigments; how to construct the patterns one sees in Islamic art and much My own interest was in the pattern making It's the work of a post grad art school in London founded to preserve and pass on these methods


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  1. says:

    This is the first time I've seen a book delve into this area of art in a hands on approach There may be others but they are probably not in English The first third of the book is instructions on generating many of the various geometric patterns used in traditional Islamic art I still enjoy playing with compass and straight edge found this bit fun to look at Programmer types may find this useful for generating backgrounds so it may have uses outside of the art tradition Further parts explain patterns derived from plants and animals and there is a brief introduction on calligraphyThe second half of the book is on materials and preparations in the traditional fashion if your interested in the crafts covered in this book then there are other complete books on the subject However there are some projects I thought were interesting The grinding and preparation of Azurite was informative these pigments were used by Chinese Tang dynasty painters and in China worth their weight in gold I like painting blue green paintings so maybe I will go crazy and grind my own some day Also the brush making caught my eye if you start seeing suirrels with shaved tails around where I live you know who to blameThis book feels like a textbook for a class and lab combination on the Islamic arts if so it must be a great course It has a decent sized bibliography If you are an artist with an interest in creating Islamic art I would get a copy It's a bit outside of my art interests which is why I gave it a four


  2. says:

    Let no man ignorant of geometry enter here inscribed above the door to Plato's Academy in AthensThese days it seems geometry and geometric constructions either speak to a person or they don't there's not a lot of middle ground As I've tried to explain the process of creating patterns using a compass and straight edge most people get confused and maybe a little uncomfortable You draw circles and lines with your ninth grade geometry kit?As I go on to tell about the golden ratio and the pentagon flowers and the Fibonacci seuence the Platonic solids Ordo ab Chao Order from Chaos and how sacred geometry was at the heart of the secrets of the ancient builders touching on the masons and Islamic geometers they stop making eye contact with me persuaded as I'm left to believe that I've gone off the deep end Lost as I sometimes get in admiring and creating my own geometric constructions I've always found solace swimming in the deep end of this discipline Simply put I find peace and comfort in Nature's laws and geometry I am convinced is at their heartBeautifully assembled and fittingly so this book is a very readable introduction to the world of geometric constructions and one culture that has come to be most strongly identified with using them in their traditional crafts and architectureThanks to Lisa DeLong who recommended this wonderful book to me and whose artwork is featured in it


  3. says:

    An introduction to methods used in wide range of Islamic arts and crafts painting; glass blowing; making mosaics; carving plaster; how to make your own pigments; how to construct the patterns one sees in Islamic art and much My own interest was in the pattern making It's the work of a post grad art school in London founded to preserve and pass on these methods


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