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The Silver Ratio √2 grid systems and the Silver Ratio (with particular emphasis on one and two piece patterns from the Alhambra and Mughal jaali screens)

The Silver Ratio  √2 grid systems and the Silver Ratio  (with particular emphasis on one and two piece patterns from the Alhambra and Mughal jaali screens)
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About the Course

The Silver Ratio, though less well know than it's shinier cousin, has similar mathematical properties and hence can be used to generate a highly flexible grid structure for pattern design.

Course participants will learn how to construct a master grid based on the silver ratio and √2 with Ameet Hindocha and will learn how to extrapolate numerous Islamic Geometric Patterns from it. Particular emphasis will be placed on the drawing out of simple but sophisticated one and two piece patterns from the magnificent Alhambra Palace in Granada, Sth Spain and the jaali screens and stone work of Mughal India.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tuition and materials.

Bring a packed lunch or booked a delicious locally sourced organic/vegetarian cooked by the Emerson College chefs (this can be done in person before 10 am on the day); alternatively, walk to Tablehurst Farm Shop/Cafe (5 mins).

Contact

Daniel Docherty at SacredArtofGeometry
SAOG Studios
Emerson College
Forest Row, (1 hour from London)
East Sussex
RH18 5JX
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Price:

£130

Duration:

2 days (10:00am to 5:00pm)


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