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Babanakkash Period in Illumination

With Nagihan Seymour

  • Ended
  • 1,170 Hong Kong dollars
  • Live Online via Zoom

Available spots

Workshop Description

Babanakkas was the head Nakkas (Artist) of the Ottoman Palace at Fatih Sultan Mehmet Period in the 15th Century. Baba Nakkas has given this period his name with his new styles and techniques. The fig leaves, different mushroom motifs and flowers like Lily were used by Baba Nakkas both in Tezhip and on ceramics such as bowls, jugs, and vases. This course starts with a presentation explaining and showing history of the art in this period. Students will analyse Babanakkas motifs, learn how to draw and use them in the shamsa (sunburst) designs step by step. They will also see some samples on ceramic designs as well. At the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of different designs and samples.In the second half of the workshop one of shamsa designs will be painted step by step. They will practice motif paintings and suitable outlining techniques. *No previous art experience required* . This course is suitable for both beginners and experienced attendees.

Refund Policy

Fees paid for the workshop are non-refundable

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