Building Your Skills

As I am working on both old and new artwork, I thought of writing this post for you guys. When I first started my work was mostly digital (graphic design), but since 2015 I got more into traditional art and handpainted paintings. That’s why I’m spending more time these days finishing illumination patterns and other…

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Thank you 💕

This is a simple thank you post for your continuous support and care. I’m so thankful to have an amazing audience who reads, and comments on my work.

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Turning A Pigment into Paints

Powder pigment or rock, have you seen one before? Or used one? In specialized art stores you can find all sorts of paints. Yet, have you noticed any powdered or rock pigments before? Even before diving into the Islamic Illumination Art, I noticed pigments during my travels to Japan. It was interesting and I ended…

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Private Islamic Illumination Art Workshop

Aside from the online available courses I offer in Ottoman Illumination Art, I’m also doing private workshops. In this post, I will explain more about this private workshop with details about how it works and difference between it and the available online courses. Direct interaction In this Ottoman Illumination workshop, you’ll constantly be able to…

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Why Islamic Illumination?

I dedicate this blog post to every single person who wants to understand why I’m working on Ottoman Islamic Illumination Art, and what to expect when you learn it. While I was working in a graphic design, I fell in love with designing patterns. At that time, my designs were pure digital designs. Even the…

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New Choice

I’m constantly looking for new opportunities. Expanding one’s abilities and skills is essential with time. The most important question to ask yourself constantly, ‘what is it that I want?’. We can easily get attempted by others’ stories and lifestyles, soon adapting their ambitions to our lives and live as though they are our ambitions. Only…

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Upcoming Online Islamic Illumination Art Workshop

Just like the previous workshop I’m publishing this post for the upcoming online workshop. This post will be updated constantly until the workshop is fully published. This is the design we’ll be working on: The online workshop will be published as one full workshop. It won’t be divided like the previous course. But it’ll still…

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White Gold Halkar Şemse

A pencil sketch is the beginning yet it only shows the general look of the design. With colors, painting technique and outlines each pattern will have its own identity of beauty. There are limited choices of colors to use for traditional Ottoman Illumination Painting, yet each pattern has a different ambiance to it. If you’re…

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Your Talents And Passion

Finding your talent or talents will create a beautiful world and open up chances to you. The more talents you find, the more chances you’ll have. Yet, without concentration it’s easy to lose sight of what you’re doing and how to overcome the confusion state. Many of us have at least one talent since we…

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