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 

 
CURRENT COURSE

Date:

22 May - 10 July

(Every Saturday)

Time:

4pm- 6pm

(BST)

Course Fee:

£210 for SOAS Students 

£250 for non-SOASians

Muqarnas Art- Birds in Persian Minaiture- Anahita Alavi

Birds in

Persian Miniature

A course organised by the Iranian Arts Society,

SOAS

In this course you will learn:

  • How to draw geese

  • How to draw doves

  • How to draw falcons

  • How to draw peacocks

  • Practice few postures of each bird

  • How to prepare the paper for painting

  • How to colour and outline the details of each bird 

  • 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 the chosen birds.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, participants will have access to the recordings of the lessons, therefore, in case they miss some sessions, they will be able  to catch up.

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

PAST COURSES

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Series one

Landscape

in

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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Series two

Architecture

in

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.

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Series three

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 

 

Persian miniature paintings practiced by my students!