Painting a Hatayi Motif

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I uploaded two different videos of me painting the Hatais that I practice drawing every now and then. Ottoman patterns/motifs do require a lot of dedication, and patience. So when I have a busy schedule I tend to practice less and less. Yet, I always force myself to draw a… Continue reading Painting a Hatayi Motif

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

It’s Published!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Remember my online teaching class? I published all videos yesterday! Now you can access the class and take your time watching the clips and working on your project. As I mentioned in my previous post, I uploaded a 1-minute intro video on YouTube: http://youtube.com/watch?v=J3hplA1YzIg. And I uploaded the same video… Continue reading It’s Published!