Sat., September 14 10am – 4pm
$35 REGISTER – pay by PayPal
Held at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Dr., Irving TX 75062
Sponsored by the Irving Art Association
The workshop addresses the basic principle behind Geometric structure and illumination.
The workshop is led by artist Pouran Lashini. In the first part, she will cover basic principles on geometric forms in illuminations in old manuscripts. In the second part, learners will create geometric artworks that are a mix of tradition with a taste of abstract and captivating reference to classic Middle Eastern art forms.
Supplies required: paper or canvas, compass and ruler, pencil.
Questions: Contact Pouran at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Instructor:
Iranian born, Pooran Lashini has been an active painter for more than twenty years. Growing up in Tehran, she was immersed in the rich culture of traditional Persian art, and classic Geometric forms. She has extensive background in painting and calligraphy with the particular methods of Middle Eastern Geometric art. With homage to her native heritage, she creates artwork that is truly unique in nature, as she marries tradition with a taste of the abstract, giving an alluring and captivating appeal to a classic Geometric art form. She has exhibited her works in many solos and group shows and has taught Geometric patterns workshop throughout the nation and internationally.
Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in “Aesthetic Studies and Philosophy of Ideas”. In addition to her artistic practice, she has written three books, and she is teaching Philosophy and History of art in colleges.