Explore the geometric genius of the Persian master-craftsmen. Learn the art of compass and straight-edge construction and create a dazzling portfolio of geometric patterns from the Persian tradition. "A brilliant course so clearly and patiently taught. Such a lovely few days and plenty to work with after the course. Totally [...]
The Silver Ratio, though less well know than it's shiny cousin, has similar mathematical properties and hence can be used to generate a highly flexible grid structure. After an introductory, contextual slide show exploring the proportional qualities of the Silver Ratio and their relevance to pattern design, we will construct [...]
Read more about this new project to research and tell the stories of the collection of Islamic art at Kedleston Hall near Derby, UK, a project supported by The Barakat Trust. Image: A lacquered shield in the collection of Kedleston Hall.