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**Due to popular demand, we have added this second session.**

Join a six-week calligraphy with Calligrapher Zubair Simab for beginner & intermediate students to learn to write each Arabic letter in the popular Thuluth writing style and to prep pen, paper, and ink. You will learn the:

  • Understanding of pen, paper and ink
  • Preparing the pen
  • Technically analyzing alphabet letters in Thuluth style

Tuesdays | 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. | Aug. 31 to Oct. 5 | $90.00 (plus $35 calligraphy kit available for purchase during first class session) | For Ages 13+ | Capped at 20 attendees

Register at mcceastbay.org/calligraphy

This workshop will provide you with an understanding of pen, paper, and ink in calligraphy; preparing the pen; and learning the Thuluth style of writing and techniques. You will have a chance to write and practice in class.  No previous experience necessary.

Sessions held in Banquet Hall. Masks required. On Tuesdays: August 31st, Sep 7th, 14th, 21st 28th & Oct. 5.

About the Instructor
Zubair Simab is a calligrapher and engineer living in Silicon Valley. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, where his initial passion for calligraphy was sparked as a young boy. Since 1997, Zubair has delightfully returned to the tradition of calligraphy. Through his work, the correlation between calligraphy and engineering is evident. With a background in engineering from the School of Engineering at San Jose State University, his calligraphy shows a high attention to detail and technical mastery.

Zubair Simab fled Afghanistan at 17, eventually emigrating to the Bay Area. With his calligraphy, he seeks both to preserve the ancient art of beautifying Arabic texts and to build understanding among cultures. Learn more about Sidi Zubair at http://www.simabcalligraphy.com

Questions? events@mcceastbay.org