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.More related books.