I took part in the Arabic Calligraphy and Lettering workshop that was offered by the renowned Syrian Calligrapher Mouneer Al Shaarani at Art on 56th Gallery in Gemmayzeh, Beirut.
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Inspired from his Kufic artistic art pieces, I aspired to draw a sentence and challenge myself to make it work as an art piece.

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I decided to work on the sentence «أهلاً وسهلاً في بيت الزغبي» translated as “Welcome to the house of Al Zoghbi” in the Archaic Kufic style. I wanted the piece to be elongated to sit neatly beside the entrance door of my family’s place.

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After several sketches and trials, the art piece was digitised and finalised.

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Below Are some images from the workshop in Art at 56th Space:

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I also had the opportunity to have Mounir sign his poster that i have from the “Right to Left” posters collection.