Islamic Patterns & Tezhib

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Beginning 2015 I joined Turkish illumination/gilding course with my wonderful teacher Dilara Yarci. It simply means painting with gold. This requires special gold ink and technique to paint old Ottoman motifs. The complication of the process lies in drawing the motifs first, then at painting them. And one of the… Continue reading Islamic Patterns & Tezhib

The Magnificent Suleymania Cami

Follow my blog with Bloglovin May 9th, 2017 It was a coincident, but a beautiful one. While I was searching for the old books in the Grand Bazaar of Turkey, I visited the Suleymania Cami for the first time ever. It was a bit far from the Misri Bazaar that my parents and I were… Continue reading The Magnificent Suleymania Cami