Haji Noor Deen, Master Calligrapher (Islamic, Arabic, Chinese Calligraphy Art) (his homepage)
Hajji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang (米廣江, born 1963) is an expert in Islamic calligraphy, specializing in the Sini style which originated from the Chinese Muslim tradition. Born in the province of Shandong, he is a lecturer at the Islamic College at Zhengzhou in the province of Henan, and is also a researcher of Islamic culture at the Henan Academy Sciences. In 1997, Haji Noor Deen was the first Chinese Muslim to be awarded the Egyptian Certificate of Arabic Calligraphy and to be admitted as a member of the Association of Egyptian Calligraphy.
A revert from South Carolina, who embraced Islam in 1961.
- Script styles:
Ijaaza (not available in English)
(do check out the Arabic pages for more examples of the styles)
how to cut the bamboo pen (in Arabic)
other videos in Arabic
And some photos from my personal library:
That year A was learning how to write with home made ink and bamboo pens or fountain pens on wooden tablets.