1. Calligraphy has been around for ages, but it hasn't really evolved in the last few years. See how Faraz Khan attempts to redefine calligraphy and develop a Muslim American culture through his art.

    Shot entirely on 5D Mark II and 35mm 1.4 L lens on a Manfrotto Monopod
    Edited in Final Cut Pro X
    Song is Enjoy the Calm by Drew Barefoot, licensed with Etiquette

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  2. This video introduces the viewer to Arabic script calligraphy in the Arab, Ottoman and Persian traditions. It discusses the unique features of the Arabic alphabet, and gives an overview of the process of learning calligraphy. The video is featured on the website CalligraphyQalam.com.

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  3. In this video New York-based calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland and Arlington, VA-based calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya give tips on how to read Arabic script calligraphy. This video is featured on the website CalligraphyQalam.com (http://calligraphyqalam.com/resources/reading-calligraphy.html).

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Aasil Ahmad

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