mardi 2 février 2016

enjoying more kufic calligraphy

sketching the kufi letters is more than fun

 kufic is a script which developed around the 7th century, but it looks so modern...!

the square or geometric kufic
 is a very simplified rectangular style of kufic widely used for tiling. in iran sometimes entire buildings are covered with tiles spelling sacred names like those of God, Muhhamad and Ali in square kufic, a technique known as banna'i