Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Try your hand at Islamic calligraphy and learn its history

Islamic calligraphy has long been admired for its beautiful form and line work. As an art form it actually includes various other types of calligraphy including Arabic, Persian and Ottoman.

In this course you’ll learn and practice basic lettering by completing a series of basic writing exercises. You will also learn about the writing tools used in Islamic calligraphy. By practicing and exploring the history of Islamic calligraphy you will develop a greater understanding and appreciation for this striking art form.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who love history, interested in the art or handwriting. You don’t need any previous experience.

Who developed the course?

University of Malaya

The University of Malaya (UM) is the oldest national university in Malaysia. It is ranked 27th in the QS Asia Ranking and 133rd in the QS World Ranking in 2016.