Iznik Flowers Workshop
Date: Thursday, 8 October 2020
Time: 6-9 pm (BST)
Duration: 3 hours
Fee: £20 (excludes materials)
Class Size: Min. 4 – Max.14 participants
Instructor: Nagihan Seymour
Required Equipment & Materials: Watercolour Paper (300gsm), A4 Paper, Tracing paper, Pencil, A ruler, Eraser, Palette, Gouache or watercolour Paint (White, Black, Red, Green, Blue), 3-0 and 0 Paint Brush
The town of Iznik in Turkey was an important production centre between 15th and 17th centuries with ceramic design and manufacturing.
In this ONLINE workshop you will learn with artist Nagihan Seymour how to design your own flower motif based on the beautiful designs seen on this famous Ottoman ceramics.
Attendees will start with simple pattern analysis using basic geometry like circles then drawing the design free hand. We will also paint a part of it together following the traditional method of Ottoman illumination. This short workshop will give you an insight into patterns in Islamic arts and crafts.
Classes will take place through ZOOM, an online platform.
ZOOM in 2 Easy Steps:
1. You will need an internet enabled device with a microphone and camera such as a laptop, phone or tablet.
Phones and tablets: Download zoom app.
Laptops: Visit www.zoom.us/join
For further technical support visit support.zoom.us.
2. You will receive a personalised link. The link will take you directly to your virtual classroom.
If you have any questions or queries, please direct them to us on firstname.lastname@example.org