Münhani Style in Turkish Illumination
Date: Saturday, 10 October 2020
Time: 3-6 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 Paint (White, Black, Gold and one of the followings: Red, Green, Blue), 3-0 and 0 Paint Brush
This ONLINE course will cover münhani style by artist Nagihan Seymour. Münhani is one of the Art of Illumination (Tezhip) style. Its literal meaning is “curves” or “curvy lines”. The various components of münhani motifs follow each in a layered approach such as bird feathers or fish scales. This motif is also called “Seljuk Münhanîsi” as it was widely used in manuscripts and in the Qur’an in Seljuks period between 11th -15th centuries.
During this workshop, attendees will learn main key elements and rules to design a münhani pattern. They also will construct a pattern with the instructor step by step and see the painting technique of a münhani motif.
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.
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2. You will receive a personalised link. The link will take you directly to your virtual classroom.
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