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Arabic Calligraphy

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Abdullah Saleh

on 11 January 2013

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Transcript of Arabic Calligraphy

Arabic Calligraphy By: Abdullah Alshalawi It started 14 centuries ago History Kufi
Roqa'ah Types By Abo AlAsoad Aldo'aly in 7' he added points on Arabic alphabets ( non Arabic speakers ).
By Alkhaleel Alfarahidy in 8' he formatted the Arabic alphabets. Arabic calligraphy has developed  Has started this kind of font in 7' by (Qutbah Almohrrer).
Less among of people use it.
Difficult rules of writing.
Become the most difficult kind of fonts. Thuluth Thuluth Usage Decoration in mosque.
paintings written The Holy Quraan.
Book covers. One of the earliest scripts to evolve.
Became an elegant script worthy of The Holy Quraan
Easy to read and write.
The curves are full and deep, the uprights straight and vertical, and the words generally well spaced. Naskh Naskh means copy in Arabic, to copy books.
The most kind of fonts had interest in it in Islam.
Ues to copy The holy Quraan in this font. Naskh usage one of the main script styles used in writing the Faris-Arabic script.
It was developed in Persia in the 8th and 9th centuries.
Nastalīq has extensively been (and still is) practiced in Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan for written poetry and as a form of art. Nastaliq - Farsi Diwani is marked by beauty and harmony.
accurate small samples are considered more beautiful than larger ones.
used in the correspondence of kings, princes, presidents, and in ceremonies and greeting cards.
Has a high artistic value. Diwani The most common type of handwriting.
It is known for its clipped letters composed of short, straight lines and simple curves, as well as its straight and even lines of text.
It was derived from the Thuluth and Naskh styles.
It is clear and legible.
The easiest script for daily handwriting, ( people script ) Riq'ah There is no rules specify this type because that makes it distinctive. Modern style http://amshaq.com/ Amshaq Some Extra Examples of Islamic culture?
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