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Arabic Calligraphy Tree by aLoLaa Arabic Calligraphy Tree by aLoLaa
Part of my Final Major Project, I chose to focus on my native language, I love arabic calligraphy and i knew that I wouldn't be able to achieve the standard of trained calligraphers, so i chose to explore it in this way...

The words in the calligraphy are from the poem ( Ana Al Ensan ) By Kareem Al Iraqi

There are many contextual reasons why I chose to illustrat the tree, the biggest reason is the link in the poem to nature.

Inspirations behind this are... Hassan Massoudy and Piet Mondrian
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LOTR3005 Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist
genius :ooooooooooooooooooooooo
as an art work its so nice
but for rules of arabic calligraphy , it's so far from the rules
Myriamu Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing !!
Amazing.. hats off to u.
It looks as world map....

Sura 85, The Galaxies (Al-Burooj)

[85:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

[85:1] The sky and its galaxies.

[85:2] The promised day.

[85:3] The witness and the witnessed.

[85:4] Woe to the people of the canyon.

[85:5] They ignited a blazing fire.

[85:6] Then sat around it.

[85:7] To watch the burning of the believers.

[85:8] They hated them for no other reason than believing in GOD, the Almighty, the Praiseworthy.

[85:9] To Him belongs the kingship of the heavens and the earth. And GOD witnesses all things.

[85:10] Surely, those who persecute the believing men and women, then fail to repent, have incurred the retribution of Gehenna; they have incurred the retribution of burning.

[85:11] Surely, those who believed and led a righteous life, have deserved gardens with flowing streams. This is the greatest triumph.

[85:12] Indeed, your Lord's blow is severe.

[85:13] He is the One who initiates and repeats.

[85:14] And He is the Forgiving, Most Kind.

[85:15] Possessor of the glorious throne.

[85:16] Doer of whatever He wills.

[85:17] Did you note the history of the troops?

[85:18] Pharaoh and Thamūd?

[85:19] Those who disbelieve are plagued with denial.

[85:20] GOD is fully aware of them.

[85:21] Indeed, it is a glorious Quran.

[85:22] In a preserved master tablet.

VLoves2Draw Feb 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Woah thats Alot of work that looks like it payed off
oboudiart Oct 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice ,
v-e-i-l-e-d Aug 8, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
wow, that's a lot of work!
Roguekid1 Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
I'm taking Arabic (I'm in 7th grade in the US) and I love to see it in art. I also happen to love trees, and it was purely by chance I came across this. It's beautiful! Someday I'll try to read it, when I know more of the language.
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