PERSIAN MINIATURE COURSE 

The courses aim to not only make you familiar with the beauty of this art, but also teach you in an authentic way. These courses do not just focus on the techniques, they provide you with required knowledge and skill of drawing 

 
UPCOMING COURSE

Date:

15 Jan - 05 Mar

(Every Saturday)

Time:

4pm- 6pm

(GMT)

Course Fee:

£210 for SOAS Students 

£250 for non-SOASians

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Persian Miniature Course:

Divs & Angels 

A course organised by the Iranian Arts Society,

SOAS

In this course you will learn:

  • How to draw dīvs’ body

  • How to draw dīvs’ facial details

  • How to draw angels’ body

  • How to draw angels’ wings & facial details

  • To practice a few postures of each

  • How to prepare paper for the painting

  • Outlining and painting angels and dīvs

  • How to shade and render the fine details

MORE ABOUT THE COURSE

Following a line of gradual development, students will be guided to practice several  stages of drawing to colouring and outlining divs and angels. The course runs in 8 weeks with each session lasting 120 minutes. The classes will be held in a group format; however, students are welcome to send their practices to our tutor and receive instructions and corrections individually. Furthermore, if you wish to rely on the recorded class, you will get the full support and guidance from our tutor throughout the course. 

No background in arts is necessary; so beginners are welcome too. 

PAST COURSES

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Landscape
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Persian Miniature

Organised by Iranian Arts Society, SOAS

Learn how to draw, paint, outline and shade various natural elements as seen in Persian miniatures. 

 

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Architecture

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Persian Miniature 

Organised by Iranian Arts Society, SOAS

Learn to construct a proportional building, arrange decorative panels, draw geometric and biomorphic pattens in context, and how to paint, outline and shade them.

Human figure

in

Persian Miniature

Organised by Iranian Arts Society, SOAS

Learn to draw proportional figures and the facial details, decorate their garments, paint, outline and render the fine details 

 

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Birds
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Persian Miniature

Organised by Iranian Arts Society, SOAS

Learn to draw Peacock, dove, goose and falcon, various postures of thempaint, outline and render the fine details 

 

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Mythical Creatures
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Persian Miniature

Organised by Iranian Arts Society, SOAS

Learn to draw the Simurgh and Dragon, various postures of thempaint, outline and render the fine details, using two different techniques 

 

Persian miniature paintings practiced by my students!