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Online Illumination Course
January 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm£150
ART OF ILLUMINATION (Tezhip) FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS
Date: Wednesdays, 13 January – 3 February 2021
Time: 6-8 pm (GMT)
Duration: 4 weeks
Fee: £150 (excludes materials)
Class Size: Min. 4 – Max.10 Students
Instructor: Nagihan Seymour
Deadline for Application: Tuesday, 12 January 2021
This ONLINE 4-week course will cover Ottoman tradition ‘Tezhip’ patterns by artist Nagihan Seymour. The course will be given in small groups (max. 10 students) to preserve the classroom atmosphere whilst online. This interactive course will start with an overview of the history and origins of the art. Students will receive hand-outs, weekly homework, live and emailed corrections throughout the duration of the course to track improvement.
Traditional floral motifs (hatai, gonca, penç etc) will be taught, and students will create their own ‘Shamsa’ composition by tracing and painting according to traditional techniques and with the guidance of the instructor. Students will finish their work using traditional painting, outlining and illumination brush techniques.