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An Introductory Workshop on Miniature Painting of the Persian and South Asian Tradition

Workshop

An Introductory Workshop on Miniature Painting of the Persian and South Asian Tradition

Date: Sunday, June 26, 10 am to 3 pm (30 minute break inclusive)
Price: $65 + $20 Materials Fee

Channel your inner artist with an introductory workshop to miniature painting of the Persian and South Asian tradition. Watch demonstrations of various techniques, including the making of qalam (brush) and work through a drawing assignment to reinforce a number of different techniques, including siyah qalam (drawing with a brush), the charba (image transferring), creating a jidwal (traditional border), and neem rung (colour wash).

 

Bio

 

Tazeen Qayyum (She/Her) is a Pakistani-Canadian contemporary artist based in Oakville. Trained as a miniature painter of South Asian and Persian traditions, Qayyum continues to explore new materials and processes through drawing, installation, sculpture, video and performance. Drawing from complex issues of belonging and displacement within a socio-political context, her art is a way for her to navigate identity and beliefs living in the diaspora. Qayyum's work has been shown in galleries and museums around the world and is included in several publications as well as many private and public collections.

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