September 11, 2021

Contemporary Arabic Calligraphy Acrylic Painting Workshop

September 11, 2021 | Âme Artistic Studio

Learn the dynamics and composition of Arabic Calligraphy, and create your own artwork on acrylic on canvas.

Starts 4:00 PM

Ends 6:00 PM

Venue Âme Artistic Studio

Warehouse 81



At this creative workshop, run by Caligraphy Artist Rubab Zahra, participants will learn the dynamics and composition of Arabic Calligraphy, beautiful and crisp strokes, combined with the techniques of Acrylic Painting to compose a final master artwork that they will take home.

Students will work on a 50x40 cm stretched canvas to create their final art piece. All materials used for the workshop are provided.

This workshop is designed for beginners to intermediate level.


Rubab Zahra is a professional artist. Her moniker styles of painting are Traditional Arabic Calligraphy, Modern Arabic Calligraphy, and fusion of abstract and traditional calligraphy Art as well as Abstract Art. She has faith in the power of words, thus she tries to connect her abstract expressions with calligraphy strokes.

Rubab prefers using warm and bright colors to bring life to her paintings. She works with a wide variety of media like acrylic paints, alcohol inks, calligraphy inks, resin, metal leaves, etc. She uses brushes, palette knives, and many unconventional tools to create texture, layers and depth in her artworks.

Rubab aims to conserve the Sacred Art of Arabic Calligraphy; hence her work consists of traditional Islamic, Arabic art series, and to connect it to the modern world she has developed modern and contemporary versions of it.