About the Artst
Art Description: The beautiful name of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon his noble soul) in Thuluth Arabic script within a Nalain border.
Art Materials: Traditional Turkish hand-marbled (160g) paper that has been hand-cut in the design of the Arabic name Muhammed. This piece is on linen-like paper and will be framed.
About the Artist
Widad Sirkhotte is a Thuluth Calligraphy student of the highly esteemed Master Calligrapher Haji Nordien from China. She has traveled and studied traditional Islamic Arts in Egypt and Turkey, and holds a Masters Degree in Education. Widad currently resides in Cape Town where she works at the University of Cape Town as an Online Learning/Curriculum Designer. Her intention is to pursue PhD studies where she explores how traditional Islamic Art subjects such as calligraphy and marbling can be taught in online mode.