Past Workshops

15 November 2019

Khatt Foundation: Arabic Lettering

Khatt Foundation, Dr. Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès

(2 sessions) Discover the expressive possibilities of lettering using the Arabic script with Huda Smitshuijzen-AbiFarès. Create a word, exploring letterforms that can later be extended to a typeface d...

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2 November 2019

Youth Hub: Woodblock Printmaking

Salama Nasib

This introductory workshop on woodblock printing covers an old art form and how it can be practiced using regionally available materials. Suitable for 18–35 years.

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Woodblock Printmaking Salama

14 October 2019

Traditional Jewellery: Goldsmithing for Beginners

Lia Staehlin

In this course, expert jeweler Lia Staehlin will teach participants how to make a bangle using silver or brass with traditional goldsmithing techniques, such as reticulation and granulation, in combin...

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30 September 2019

Digital Illustration for Serious People

Azim Al Ghussein

Learn handy hints and tips that enable illustrators to meet commercial deadlines. Using the app Procreate on the iPad, the workshop will cover the essentials of layers, brushes and palettes while expl...

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14 October 2019

Introduction to Risograph: Posters

Sarah Burt

Get to grips with the risograph with Tashkeel Resident Artist Sarah Burt. Translate drawings into printed posters. Learn separation, composition and layering. All materials included.

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5 October 2019

Fundamentals of Etching

Salama Nasib

This workshop is an introduction to the ancient printmaking technique of etching. Falling under the intaglio family, etching is done using a metal plate (usually zinc, copper or aluminum) to create an...

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Salama Etching 07

12 October 2019

Youth Hub: Zine Jam

Sarah Burt

Join Tashkeel Artist-in-Residence Sarah Burt for a self-driven zine-making workshop. The workshop will focus on how to create your own zine with various materials, as well as go through bookbinding te...

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8 October 2019

Afterschool Arts Club: Printmaking and Shadows

Salama Nasib

Explore the intricacies of Salama Nasib’s work in the current exhibition ‘The Alumni Return’ and create your own monoprint! Referencing the work in the exhibition, the participants will learn the basi...

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2 October 2019

Introduction to Classic Calligraphy (Latin Script)

John Marsland

Learn the basics of calligraphy forms in Latin, exploring letter forms, terms and the common letter types. Participants will be guided by the instructor John Marsland on constructing a foundation to b...

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30 September 2019

Youth Hub: Volunteer for Dubai Design Week

Lisa Ball-Lechgar

Volunteering at Tashkeel is a good way to explore a career in the UAE arts sector. Would you like to be part of the Tashkeel team during Dubai Design Week? If you are dedicated art enthusiast who want...

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Volunteer For Art Week

30 September 2019

101 Framing

Jodie Cummings

Join this theoretical workshop with framing expert Jodie Cummings, who will be exploring in detail the fundamentals of picture framing. The workshop will cover traditional and contemporary framing, in...

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21 September 2019

Youth Hub: Drop in and Draw

Azim Al Ghussein

Drop in for a casual live-drawing session with illustrator and graphic designer Azim Al Ghussein. Learn basic tricks of the trade while viewing his drawing process on screen. Participants must bring a...

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