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The Glory of Jasmine - Watercolour Online Live Workshop

£40.00 £45.00

The Glory of Jasmine

شُکوهِ یاس

 Welcome to the Watercolour workshop from the Glory of Jasmine series. 

The story of Jasmine:

Jasmine is like a poem from Persia. Delicate, atmospheric and sweetly fragrant. Jasmine is elegant with attractive dark green leaves and beautifully scented white star-shaped flowers. The name 'Jasmine' is derived from the Persian (Farsi) word Yasmin/ Yas - یاس -. In the language of flowers, Jasmine stands for purity, modesty and strength. No wonder why it's known as a heavenly flower.
It's a symbol of 'The Lady of Light' - Fatimah, the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Them). Her character is supremely pure and her status is elevated to the highest station of all women. Lady Fatimah's birth anniversary forms the origin of celebrations for Women & Mother's Day in Iran. According to the lunar calendar, this beautiful occasion will take place in February this year. We wish to extend the spirit of celebrating the Lady of Light to Mother's Day in the UK and many other parts of the world. And so The Glory of Jasmine series in Farsi and English has been curated for you! 
This premium series of workshops led by our three talented designers, Ghazaleh Khayat - Geometry Art, Fatemeh Kian - Watercolour, and Mona Zarbaf - Calligraphy, .

This session is about...

We will be hosting a live virtual painting class to learn watercolour with one of our LA resident artists with 30 years of experience. During this 2.5 hour class, Fatemeh Kian will lead you through some of the materials and techniques with in-depth instruction for all skill levels to complete your very own watercolour painting. Please see the attached image to see the Jasmine flowers you will be painting.

Attendees see painting the Jasmine flower live. You do the same reference photo simultaneously for better learning. Fatemeh will explain the various techniques including negative painting, wet on wet, wet on dry and many more details while she is applying them. So the artistic you could create a beautiful painting!

Time: 

Farsi Session: Saturday, 13th Feb 2021, 15:00 - 17:30 GMT

English Session: Saturday, 20th Feb 2021, 15:00 - 17:30 GMT

Location:

Online - Zoom platform (The link will be provided to you by email after registration).

About Our Instructor:

Fatemeh Kian has been teaching watercolour for the past 30 years. She studied colour theory and pattern design. Soon she realized that her passion is watercolour. She started learning watercolour from the best Iranian watercolour painters at the time.
She has had hundreds of students in watercolour from the age of 3 to 85. Some of her students now have their own classes and teach watercolour.
“I love all sorts of art, from calligraphy to acrylic. I do most of them from time to time, but my true passion is watercolour. When I mix colour and water, when I put my brush on the paper, I find ultimate peace and comfort inside me.” — Fatemeh Kian
She moved to Oklahoma, the United States in 2015. There, she started teaching watercolour at the only art centre the city had. Soon she was invited to teach watercolour at the Family Resource Center of the Oklahoma State University, Oshe Lifelong Learning Institute, and the city’s only mosque.
She moved to LA in 2017 and is an active member of the Valley Watercolor Society since then. She has had a number of exhibitions and live demos and has won many awards.

Material:

Applicants should prepare their material for this workshop.

- Watercolour Paints

- Watercolour Brushes

- Watercolour Paper

In addition, roll of paper towels, tape, white styrofoam or plastic plates, pencil and cups for water.

After your registration, you will receive an email, including details and the images of materials to get more ideas.

This workshop is...

  • Suitable for all skill levels
  • Open to the public
  • Suits any age from 12
  • Limited spaces are available.

Special Offer:

£5 off as a gift for Mother's day celebration. 

If you buy more than one workshop or you book more than one place in any of the workshops you will get 10% discount on all your workshops.

Note: When you buy your ticket you will receive a confirmation email and your place is secured with us at the workshop. You will not receive any hardcopy ticket through the post.

Contact:

If you have any enquiry please contact us at: info@iransheen.co.uk

Fun Fact:

Jasmine came to Europe from Persia (Iran) via trade routes, but both East and West have been fascinated by these blooms for centuries. The sweet and unmistakeable fragrance made the plant incredibly popular. Jasmine's buds sometimes have more scent than the actual flower, and some species only flower after sunset.


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