Quick drawing

Copied out of Jean Marie Castera’s ‘Arabesques’:

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Could do it better if I was using a ruler and not half watching the Apprentice.

The point is – if you are at all interested in the construction and art of zelij, you have to have this book:

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Arabesques: Decorative Art in Morocco, by Jean-Marie Castera.

It’s a quite pricey, but worth every single penny.

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