Şahkulu Apprenticeship Program
$ 230

Started on 20 April 2024 14 Weeks

Şahkulu Apprenticeship Program

GENERAL INFORMATION

This 30-week course is exclusively dedicated to students of Fatma Hoca, focusing on the advanced techniques of Tezhip. This Semester, Ayse Hoca will be teaching  Şahkulu students.

  • Course Title: Şahkulu Apprenticeship Program
  • Course Schedule:
    Sep 4 – Dec 18, 2024
    [Break]
    Jan 8 – Feb 19, 2025
    [Break]
    April 9 – May 21, 2025
  • Time:  Wednesday 5 PM UTC Click to convert to your local time zone.
  • Instructor:Ayşe Gülcan Özbalak
  • Course Format: Online
  • Age Requirements:  13+
  • Scholarship Application Due June 20, 2024 [click to access]
  • Prerequisites: Şahkulu Apprenticeship Students Only. Must have completed previous projects with Fatma Hocam
    Price: Early Bird: $750 | Regular: $799
  • Due to limited seating, we request that you cancel by July 10, 2024, to receive a full refund.

TEZHIP CERTIFICATION ACHIEVEMENT LEVELS

Level 1: Intermediate Level Certification
Completion of introductory coursework and Karamemi Apprenticeship Program with Fatma Sirajuddin Hoca. The final class is Primary Source Analysis, in which students will reproduce the fundamental Tezhip artwork of pioneering Masters. Students must complete all coursework with approval from Fatma Hoca.

Level 2: Advanced Level Certification
Completion of 1-2 years of masters-level coursework with Ayse Gulcen Ozbalak Hoca. Students must complete all coursework with approval from Ayse Hoca.

Level 3: Master Level Certification
Completion of Hilya Tezhip project. This will be designed and completed under the guidance of a Master Tezhip artist.

MATERIALS LIST

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ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR

Ayşe Gülcan Özbalak

Ayşe Gülcan Özbalak was born in Istanbul in 1966. She graduated from the Department of Arabic Language and Literature. She completed her illumination (tezhip) courses, which she began taking from Nilüfer Kurfeyz in 1986, and received a graduation certificate from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Ayşe Gülcan Özbalak was born in Istanbul in 1966. She graduated from the Department of Arabic Language and Literature. She completed her illumination (tezhip) courses, which she began taking from Nilüfer Kurfeyz in 1986, and received a graduation certificate from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Özbalak also completed illumination courses at the History and Nature Foundation and obtained a diploma by attending Nilüfer Kurfeyz’s classes at the National Palaces Chalet (Milli Saraylar Şale Köşkü).

Özbalak has taught illumination courses at various institutions and currently offers illumination education at Profil Sanat and the Istanbul Classical Arts Center. Tuğçe Özkara, Zeynep Üstün, Ayşe Balıkçı, Canan Odabaşı, and Fatma Nazlı Ulusoy are among the students trained by Özbalak.

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