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Islamic Geometric Patterns: with CD
Islamic Geometric Patterns: with CD
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Details:  Islamic Geometric Patterns: Complete with CD,
*[A5+] Large Paperback - 120 pages, Back in Stock Feb 2018,
With PC ROM,
by Eric Broug,
Published by Thames Hudson.





Description :

Islamic Geometric Patterns: The marvels of Islamic pattern's he most recognisable visual expression of Islamic art and architecture”are not just a beautiful accident. The ancient practitioners of this craft used traditional methods of measurement to create dazzling geometric compositions, often based on the repetition of a single pattern. The results are magnificent in their beauty and awe-inspiring in their execution.


Now, with the aid of this book, everyone can learn how to master this ancient art and create their own intricate patterns or re-create classic examples. All one needs are a pencil, a ruler, a compass, and a steady hand. First, technical tips demonstrate the basics: how to draw a square, hexagon, or pentagon. This is followed by some of the best examples of geometric patterns from around the world, arranged into three levels of complexity, with careful, step-by-step instructions.


The book features geometric patterns from some of the most famous and beautiful Islamic architecture and art, including:


---La Mezquita, The Great Mosque of Cordoba; Spain,
---Capella Palatina, Sicily; Italy,
---Mustansiriya Madrasa, Baghdad; Iraq,
---The Great Umayyad Mosque, Damascus; Syria,
---The Huand Hatun Complex, Turkey,
---The Great Mosque of Herat, Afghanistan,
---The Mosque of al-Salih Tala'i, Cairo, Egypt,
---The Tomb of Bibi Jawindi, Pakistan,
---The Qarawiyyin Mosque, Morocco,
---The Qur'an of Rashid al-Din, Iran.


CD-ROM enclosed.




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*Dimensions : 24.5 x 17.5cm.






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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 26 March, 2013.