Tashkeel is launching the second edition of its popular Sketchbooks series, with new cover designs by locally-based artists and designers. Each sketchbook features a specially-commissioned artwork that embodies the artists' unique styles and techniques.

Wissam Shawkat is an artist, designer, calligrapher and type designer. In recent years, Shawkat has become known for a new calligraphic style, Al Wissam, which references a number of traditional scripts, bringing them together with modern design. His work can be found in Etihad Museum. Wissam is a member of Tashkeel.

Cover Artwork: If time does not obey you, you must obey time

Artist Biography

Born in Basra in 1974, Wissam Shawkat is an award-winning artist and designer based in Dubai, with a focus on Arabic calligraphy and typography. His work departs from classic calligraphy, yet maintains its craftsmanship. Since 2003 he has been working on a new script named after himself (Al Wissam Style), and in recent years, he started ‘Calligraforms’, an art movement that merges the graphic qualities found in classic letterforms and western Abstraction and Cubism. Wissam has had many solo show...

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Wissam Shawkat
Sketchbook (If time does not obey you, you must obey time)

Price:
AED 90.48 (+VAT)
In Stock:
5
Size:
19 x 25cm
Materials:
Cover: 270GSM Mohawk Strathmore Pastelle Bright White | Inside paper: 120 GSM, Special Paper, CX22 Smooth white

Delivery:

Dubai: 6 business days
Other Emirates: 8-10 business days
International (including GCC): 30 business days

Tashkeel is launching the second edition of its popular Sketchbooks series, with new cover designs by locally-based artists and designers. Each sketchbook features a specially-commissioned artwork that embodies the artists' unique styles and techniques.

Wissam Shawkat is an artist, designer, calligrapher and type designer. In recent years, Shawkat has become known for a new calligraphic style, Al Wissam, which references a number of traditional scripts, bringing them together with modern design. His work can be found in Etihad Museum. Wissam is a member of Tashkeel.

Cover Artwork: If time does not obey you, you must obey time

Artist Biography

Born in Basra in 1974, Wissam Shawkat is an award-winning artist and designer based in Dubai, with a focus on Arabic calligraphy and typography. His work departs from classic calligraphy, yet maintains its craftsmanship. Since 2003 he has been working on a new script named after himself (Al Wissam Style), and in recent years, he started ‘Calligraforms’, an art movement that merges the graphic qualities found in classic letterforms and western Abstraction and Cubism. Wissam has had many solo show...

Learn More

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