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Calligraphic Art

Calligraphy or Beautiful Writing is one of the oldest artistic and literary forms known to people. Calligraphic art has always been part of heritage and culture for civilizations and religion around the world. It has been traditionally used for adorning sacred places for prayers and worship as well as Holy Scriptures, poetry and writings.

This project is designed to engage students to explore the art of Calligraphy, learn its history, and learn techniques. Students will select or create short text focusing peace, love, tolerance, friendship in the form of poems, slogans, phrase, words, select sayings from Sufis or scholars, and use different medium including software to produce calligraphic pieces and share their completed projects in the interactive forum and a web gallery. Likewise students will get an opportunity to appreciate and comment on the pieces Calligraphic art designed by peers from participating countries.

Title: Calligraphic Arts


Summary

The art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush.

Description

Calligraphy or Beautiful Writing is one of the oldest artistic and literary forms known to people. Calligraphic art has always been part of heritage and culture for civilizations and religion around the world. It has been traditionally used for adorning sacred places for prayers and worship as well as Holy Scriptures, poetry and writings.

This project is designed to engage students to explore the art of Calligraphy, learn its history, and learn techniques. Students will select or create short text focusing peace, love, tolerance, friendship in the form of poems, slogans, phrase, words, select sayings from Sufis or scholars, and use different medium including software to produce calligraphic pieces and share their completed projects in the interactive forum and a web gallery. Likewise students will get an opportunity to appreciate and comment on the pieces Calligraphic art designed by peers from participating countries.


Facilitators

  • Sanober Nazir, Pakistan and Muhammad Raza, Pakistan

Languages

English

Student Age Levels

5-11 (Primary), 12-14 (Middle), 15-18 (Secondary)

Dates

Sep 05 2014 - Jun 30 2015

Possible classroom activities

-Festival Cards-Calligraphy on Pottery
-Wall hanging or Wall painting
-Calligraphy on piece of wood
-Calligraphy with the technique of truck Art
-Calligraphy with the technique of stain glass
-Calligraphy with the technique of Egg shells
-Calligraphy carving on plaster of Paris or clay
-Religious Scriptures as wall hanging or table frames
-Students can create an artwork on calligraphy, post digital/scanned images in the forum, and comment on the artwork posted by peers. 

-http://www.studioarts.net/calligraphy/

Expected outcomes

-Students can create an artwork on calligraphy, post digital/scanned images in the forum, and comment on the artwork posted by peers. 
-Cards
-Beautiful writing in any languages
-Artwork and bookmarks to be exchanged between partner schools. iEARN Calligraphic Art blog and web gallery will be created to exhibit students work.

Group contributions to others and/or the planet:

Sharing goodwill and messages of friendship and peace to the rest of the world in a sacred and artistic fashion. Revival of an age old form of art and learning to do it and appreciate it.

Curriculum area

Language, Art & Religion

Related links

子網頁 (1): Calligraphic Art by J3C
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Nela Lin,
2015年1月18日 下午4:56
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