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Diploma In Mushaf Arts(Calligraphy)

DIPLOMA IN MUSHAF ARTSJPT/BPP(MQA/A9462)
(DIPLOMA IN ISLAMIC FINE ARTS & CALLIGRAPHY)

This programme was developed to generate experts in Islamic Arts particularly in calligraphy and Quranic illumination.
It is an integration of contemporary and traditional Islamic Arts. The syllabus includes graphic applications and the production of Islamic artworks.

Diploma In Islamic Calligraphy

Islamic calligraphy Art

 

Types Of Islamic And Arabic Calligraphy

Nasakh Calligraphy Style - Diploma In Islamic Calligraphy

Nasakh Calligraphy Style

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Nasakh, which means “copying”, was developed in the 10 century, and refined into a fine art form in Turkey in the 16 century. Since then it became  generally accepted for writing the Quran. Nasakh is legible and clear and was adapted as the preferred style for typesetting and printing. It is a small  script whose lines are thin and letter shapes are round.

 

 

Kufi Calligraphy Style - Diploma In Islamic Calligraphy

Kufi Calligraphy Style

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Kufic script, a heavy monumental Arabic script suited to stone carving,  appears in the earliest surviving Quran manuscripts. In these, the diacritical  marks over the letters are sometimes painted in red. The two styles were  often used for contrast in architecture and decorative contexts.

 

Thuluth Calligraphy Style - Diploma In Islamic Calligraphy

Thuluth Calligraphy Style

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Thuluth was the medieval Islamic style of handwritten alphabet. Thuluth (Arabic: “one-third”) is written on the principle that one-third of each is a  letter slopes. It is a large and elegant, cursive script, used in medieval times on mosque decorations. It was also used for many of the large copies of the  Quran produced from the 13 century.

 

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Riq’ah Calligraphy Style

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Riqah is the simpler style of everyday writing is very economical and easy to write. It is popular  for writing in both Turkish and Arabic.

 

 

Diwani Calligraphy Style - Diploma In Islamic Calligraphy

Diwani Calligraphy Style

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The Diwani script is a cursive style of Arabic calligraphy developed during the  reign of the early Ottoman Turks (16 – early 17 century). As decorative as it was  communicative, Diwani was distinguished by the complexity of the line within  the letter and the close juxtaposition of the letters within the word.

 

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Ta’liq Calligraphy Style

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Ta’liq is a cursive style of lettering developed in Iran in the 10 century. It is thought to have been the creation of Hasan ibn Husain Ali of Fars, but, because Khawaja Abdul Mali Buk made such vast improvements, the invention is often attributed to him. The rounded forms and exaggerated horizontal  strokes that characterize the Ta’liq letters were derived primarily from the Riq’ah script.

 

DURATION OF STUDY

2 1/2 Years (7 Semesters)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

SPM / SPMV or equivalent with 3 credits

 PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Diploma Mushaf Arts Programme Structure - Diploma In Islamic Calligraphy

Diploma Mushaf Arts Programme Structure


 

CAREER PROSPECTS

– Professional Arabic Calligrapher- Islamic Artist – Graphic Designer
– Islamic Arts Entrepreneurs – Qualified Calligraphy Teachers – Museum
-Curator Assistant

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