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Right in your heart.

The Eyes Through Penmanship. The traditional calligraphy masters are exceptionally meticulous, not only in sharpening the eyes of their pens, but also in their alphabetic letterforms. So much that it shapes their sense of judgement. The skills of this craft will not only hone one’s senses, but importantly the state of well-being. Every single arrangement, […]

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It is right here.

The dot begins with you. How would you be at the very centre of a dot? Indeed, it is a very puzzling question. And even more puzzling to discover the dot than merely handling a pen. Where then, you are the creator of your own universe.. Welcome to the Nasakh Basic Course. We are running it […]

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Introduction to Khat @ Esplanade: Bitesize [2014 Apr 13]

“A Brief Introduction to Khat”   BITESIZE @ ESPLANADE  Arabic Calligraphy Lecture & Workshop 13 APRIL 2014. SUNDAY. 2PM-4PM. ESPLANADE, REHEARSAL STUDIO. SINGAPORE.   We were looking at a figure of 30 participants or optimally, 25 at its maximum. Personally 15, is the best figure. However, of course Esplanade would like to cover even more […]

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Join us on Bitesize @ Esplanade for Khat – April 2014!

We’ll bring you 1400 years of alphabetic flavours in the classical world of Arabic Calligraphy. Welcome to the world of Khat.  It begins with profound values of humanity revealed through sacred messages. Unlocked with intelligence to decipher the lines of creations through births of alphabets. Nourishing the human senses with spirituality from ancient functions to […]

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Little Lessons in Kuala Lumpur

A visit to the Islamic Art Museum Malaysia meeting calligraphy practitioner, Mr Azmir Karim and his master calligrapher teacher, Puan Citi Yousoff. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [2013 Dec 18-19].   The little trip down to Kuala Lumpur is the only space of 96 hours of break we’re left with. After that, we will be clocking back to […]

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Discover Yourself Through Khat

The manifestation of Khat is ultimately a mirror to a calligrapher’s heart. Every particle that moves in each drop of ink, is a calligrapher’s heartbeat. It is more than just creating a dot. It is more than just stretching the dot into lines. It is more than just shaping the lines into alphabets. And definitely, […]

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Before the Dot finds its path.

Where were you before the dot finds its path? Let’s give a little space of your heart for Khat! Join in as an individual or with your friends for an ink-adventure in discovering Arabic Calligraphy, or Jawi which was the exotic hybrid script of Southeast Asia! Do not miss this chance in trying out the […]

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Khat with Docents of FOM @ ACM [2013 Oct 05]

“Khat: The Journey of Arabic Calligraphy”   DOCENT ONGOING TRAINING  FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUMS Arabic Calligraphy Lecture & Workshop 05 OCTOBER 2013. SATURDAY. 10AM-1PM. ASIAN CIVILISATION MUSEUM. SINGAPORE.   It was on a relaxed Saturday morning at the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) where we gathered for another exciting session. It was truly a humbling opportunity […]

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The Dot Expands

The Perfect Dot expands into lines and contract within lines. How is that? Well, the movement of a pen’s nib maneuvers with micro repetitions of ink marks to form a visual character or symbol which is what we read it as a letter.  And so, our registration date extends! Join us this November! Yes, Sembawang […]

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What is The Aleef made of?

Ever wonder what is an Aleef made of? This first letter of the Arabic Nasakh alphabet, which precedes the other letters evolves from what is known as “The Perfect Rhombus”. In simpler terms: The Perfect Dot. So what is the Perfect Dot? Join Us to Find Out! Come join us at Sembawang Community Centre for […]

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