Calligraphy Qalam: An Introduction to Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Calligraphy uses interactive tools to interest new audiences in Arabic, Ottoman and Persian calligraphy.

Further reading

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Discover websites and books about calligraphy.

Reading calligraphy

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Get tips on how to read a calligraphy composition.

Classes & teachers

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Find a calligraphy class or teacher near you.


Glossary of terms

Glossary of Arabic, Turkish and Persian calligraphy terms.

Information for educators

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Resources for incorporating calligraphy into curriculum.

Discussion forum

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Get your questions answered via the online forum.