Explore the art of the Fatimids through the history and skill of block printing with instructor Fatima Malik! Gaining inspiration from The World of the Fatimids, create your own designs in pencil. Then, transform your designs through the skill of block printing.
Fatima Malik is an artist, instructor, and designer living in Toronto. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Bahauddin Zarkaria University in Multan, Pakistan — one of the oldest living cities in the world. Her personal creative work, whether fashion, interior, or fine art, has always been inspired by the art of Islamic civilizations.
Plaque; Cairo, Egypt; 11th century. Ivory, carved. Copyright © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.