Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Magic Calligraphy

Before I write more about Arabic Calligraphy, I would like to share a video clip of English calligraphy by Murat Ünver . I found this video at YouTube. What a mind-blowing style...... I like this.

Monday, December 22, 2008

Sample of Diwani Khat

As I mentioned a few links of Arabic / Islamic Calligraphy, the most beautiful and artistic verity of Arabic Calligraphy is "Diwani". Diwani style in Arabic script is not just easy. It's hard to find its rules. It was invented by Housam Roumi but reached its hight of popularity by Sultan Suleman Khan(1520-1566). He was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566.

You can easily find many samples of Diwani Style but here, I want to show one sample of Khat-e-Diwani by my hand-writing. I hope I will get some good feedback from your side.

Saturday, December 13, 2008


Hey Readers,
Welcome to my first blog. It's our first meeting ;) so, I would like to introduce myself :P
My Name is Zia Ur Rehman Khan, live in Karachi, the biggest city of Pakistan. I'm a calligrapher, who is expert in Arabic, Persian, Urdu and English Calligraphy. Here, I can share some samples of my calligraphy and I am fully hopeful about getting good response from all of you.

see some samples of (not mine):
Arabic Calligraphy
Islamic Calligraphy