A custom-made sketchbook with illustrations by Tashkeel member Wissam Shawkat for Made in Tashkeel 2017.

Artist Biography

Wissam Shawkat has been passionate about calligraphy since early age. Originally from Iraq, he now lives in Dubai, UAE and is a civil engineer by practice. Shawkat’s degree in Civil Engineering, received from Basra University in 1996, complemented his artistic pursuits and offered him the skills necessary to excel at draftsmanship and design. His unique style borrows from the exquisite craftsmanship of traditional practitioners and the vibrancy of contemporary culture. A calligrapher and design...

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Wissam Shawkat
Sketchbook | A5

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A5 size

A custom-made sketchbook with illustrations by Tashkeel member Wissam Shawkat for Made in Tashkeel 2017.

Artist Biography

Wissam Shawkat has been passionate about calligraphy since early age. Originally from Iraq, he now lives in Dubai, UAE and is a civil engineer by practice. Shawkat’s degree in Civil Engineering, received from Basra University in 1996, complemented his artistic pursuits and offered him the skills necessary to excel at draftsmanship and design. His unique style borrows from the exquisite craftsmanship of traditional practitioners and the vibrancy of contemporary culture. A calligrapher and design...

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