Monday, November 7, 2016

Course: Art of Illumination - Tezhib with Azma Salman - starting 11 November

Hast o Neest Lahore
Institute of Traditional Studies & Arts

Course: Art of Illumination - Tezhib

Teacher: Azma Salman
Duration 3 months; 
Weekly session on Fridays, 4:00 - 6:00 pm
starting Friday, 11 November

An introductory course on the art of illumination - tezhib - where students will learn the motifs of the flower stages and how to compose them in the Turkish style of the art form. Flower painting techniques will follow to create a complete work of illumination. 

Azma Salman has been teaching traditional Islamic art since the last eight years. Her area of specialization is "Tezhib" or Illumination - an art form used to ornament the holy verses of the Quran for which she received training from three present day Turkish masters e.i Ayten Tiryaki, Emel Turkman and Nilofer Kurfeyz. 
Currently she is the only illuminator in Pakistan who has a formal degree in this area of Islamic Art. She holds a Masters of Arts in Visual Islamic and Traditional Art from the Princes School of Traditional Arts, London and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the National College of Arts. She lives and works in Lahore.

Register: Email and send in Title, Name, Cell Number and email address on
For further queries email on 849 3170.

Hast o Neest Lahore: 3, Iftikhar Ahmed Malik Road, Shariff Colony, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore

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