This article “Rendering The Tradition” was first featured in: Asian Geographic magazine, Cultures of Islam Edition. No. 81 Issue 4/2011. Pg 86. Article written by: Faizal Somadi. • Featured calligraphy masthead design on cover by: Faizal Somadi • Photography by: Jon Ramlan/Hairol Mahsus When the Holy Quran commands: “Read!”, I recalled the teachings of my late grandfather who taught me about […]Read more
“…it may be and extremely exhaustive world on the inside. The practitioner is constantly coordinating its senses, making deals with the pen, ink and paper, talking to the letters and spaces…”Read more
“There is a big difference between inspired from artists’ other works and copying from. A true artist is honest with himself and his art, he has no problem mentioning from where he got the inspiration from, while dishonest artists, they do things and pass it as (if) its their original idea. These artists are unethical and unprofessional.
There is a big difference between creative inspiration (while mentioning the source) and imitation (while saying its your invention).”
by Wissam Shawkat, 2015 November 29. www.wissamshawkat.com
“a general video showcase on pen-making, whereby handling and techniques in the crafting operation can be observed”Read more
Verily, within the crafts of our hands, we seek to understand our true self. Hello everyone! We are proud to tell you that we are operating at ACAC! And what is ACAC? Faddho has been working hand-in-hand with As-Souq Arabic Academy for a while now, which we have collaborated together in variety of courses and […]Read more
Join us in our Arabic Calligraphy Basic Course! We are running it again for the coming January 2015 for enriching weekend sessions! Participants will learn the alphabetic fundamentals of the Classical Nasakh Script, which is one of the important foundations to the other grand classical family scripts. This workshop aims to introduce participants to the fundamentals […]Read more