The Art of Islamic Tessellation: Clay Tile Making Workshop
30 March 2019
Join us in an Islamic ceramic tile workshop inspired by the Imam Shafi'i Mausoleum Exhibition.
Suitable for ages : 16+
Time : 11am - 1pm
This workshop includes a brief tour of the museum. You will explore the diverse patterns, themes and inspirations from different parts of the world. There will be many ways to design and create your tile. Think beautiful floral designs of Persia to the art of polymaths and geometric patterns of Morocco. Participants will sketch their design, feel free to let you creativity run wild! This program also includes painting your own tessellation design using the iconic bright colours found in Islamic architecture all over the world.
This activity will use air dry clay. Choosing the design will be the hardest part!
This art class is perfect for beginners! Art classes sell fast - book your place today!
Read more about The Aesthetics of Commemoration: The Mausoleum of Imam Shaf'i over 800 years exhibition.