Short course: The Art of Ottoman Illumination with Dr. Gulnihal Kupeli
Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 10:30 - Saturday, 29 August 2015 at 16:30 (BST)
Short course: The Art of Ottoman Illumination – Tezhib
with master illuminator Dr. Gulnihal Kupeli, from Istanbul, Turkey
This is a rare opportunity to learn directly from one of Istanbul’s finest illuminators. Assistant Professor at the University of Mamara, Dr. Kupeli will take you through some basic motifs used in this traditional book art before going on to complete your very own piece of tezhib.
Start date: 27/08/2015
End date: 29/08/2015
Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm each day
Venue: Art of the Pen Studio, Greater London, UB7 7RQ
Fees: Early bird £185 (until 14th August), Standard £200
Places are very limited.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The quickest route is to catch the First Great Western train either from Paddington Station (20mins approx.) or from Ealing Broadway (10 mins approx.) to West Drayton train staion. We are just a few miuntes walk away and are off the High Street along the Great Union Canal. There are 2 free car spaces at venue but these will be reserved for disabled visitors. Pay and display is available on Bentinck Road and is free after 6.30pm.
Art of the Pen is an online portfolio of the work and practice of calligraphic artist Soraya Syed. Art of the Pen Open Studio hosts talks, classes and events that celebrate Islamic calligraphy as a living and evolving tradition.
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