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Zoom online course

Ottoman Manuscript Illumination Border Design Online Course

This Online course will cover how to construct a border design, to be applied around calligraphy or a central design, using traditional Ottoman illumination rules and motifs.

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Time & Location

09 May 2020, 13:00 – 16:00

Zoom online course

About the event

This Online course will cover how to construct a border design, to be applied around calligraphy or a central design, using traditional Ottoman illumination rules and motifs.   

In this class students will learn 2 of the main motifs of Ottoman flowers and how to use them within rules of Tezhip/Art of Illumination. These rules and motifs can be applied in the creation of different designs such as Shamsa, which is a central design in Tezhip meaning “sunburst”. 

Also, as part of the course we will analyse a classic border design from the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul.   

Course Date: 9th May 2020 Time: 13:00-16:00 (British Summer Time) (UTC+1)   

I will send everyone an email (by Thursday) including an online passcode which will give you access to the class on Saturday. The course will require you to download the free app Zoom. The class size will be limited to 20 people.   

REQUIRED equipment & materials

Pencil 

Tracing paper 

Eraser 

Optional – Coloured pencils. 

Optional – A compass 

Optional – A ruler 

Optional – 300gsm watercolour paper to use it after lesson to apply your pattern  

After the class, you will get the border pattern analysis and motifs as pdf file.   

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

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  • Course Registration

    This Online course will cover how to construct a border design, to be applied around calligraphy or a central design, using traditional Ottoman illumination rules and motifs. In this class students will learn 2 of the main motifs of Ottoman flowers and how to use them within rules of Tezhip/Art of Illumination. These rules and motifs can be applied in the creation of different designs such as Shamsa, which is a central design in Tezhip meaning “sunburst”.

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