5 Days 5 Design Workshop for Children

The Istanbul Design Center's annual program for children aged 8-14, where for 5 days we introduce 5 different design disciplines with following workshops: Ceramics, Original Calligraphy, Geometric Patterns, Short Film, and Painting.

3D Max and V-ray Course

This course will focus on the basics of 3D Max and V-ray visualization software program tutorials and lessons to create realistic images.

Autumn School of Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art with Prof. Majewski

A unique opportunity to learn theory and methodology created by the presenter after many years of his research in Central Asian scientific literature (mostly in Russian), resources in museums and archaeological sites of Central Asia and Turkey, discussions with scientists from Uzbekistan and Iran.

Preparatory Intensive Course for Fine Arts Studies

Artist and painter Ms. Canan Atmaca will prepare students for the annual admission exams for Fine Arts studies by focusing on: perspective, anatomy, figure, object, tone, and colour techniques.

International Calligraphist Exhibition

The Istanbul Design Center is hosting an international exhibition, where the works of world famous writing masters will be showcased that are brought together by the Traditional Arts Academy within the Küçükçekmece District Municipality of Istanbul.

Jewellery Workshop: Wax Modeling

Starting with the red wax modeling, the most enjoyable of traditional wax modeling techniques for carving out shapes of the desired jewellery pieces and molding it for desired metal casting with precious/semi-precious stones. In this specialization class, students learn how to produce jewellery and accessories using many different types of wax materials.

Jewellery Workshop: Enameling

Enameling is the most valuable amongst the preferred techniques for colouring the metal according to design: by applying the glass dust coloured with metal oxides and then firing it at high temperatures.

Jewellery Workshop: Metal Clay

It is a technique that removes limitations in realm of metal art. Many jewellery designs can be easily produced with metal clay, which would require quite arduous work using classic jewellery techniques. Moreover, with metal clay - there is no need for heavy and expensive machinery.

Character Design Workshop

The aim of this educational program is to train participants to produce character design, by developing drawing style to a higher level to prepare for an education in animation and to add more professionalism to the existing knowledge and skills.

Painting Workshop with Cemal Toy

In this program offers an opportunity of comprehensive training in drawing and painting under instruction of artist and painter Mr.Cemal Toy. Anyone who is committed to the subject is welcome to join.

Photography Workshop

This educational program is prepared to teach more than just the photography theory fundamentals, which satisfy any photography enthusiast in learning all the required knowledge and practice new skills.

Sketching Workshop

THe painter and artist Ms. Canan Atmaca teaches sketching techniques with such applications as a colour, perspective and tone. Participation is open to students of architecture and fine arts, or for anyone interested.

Watercolor Techniques Workshop

In this program, through practical studies, the students learn about the watercolour as a painting material and basic techniques of how to apply it in creating their artwork. Regularly on Saturdays 15:00-18:00

Workshop on Landscape Sketching Techniques

In this program, the students learn to use the correct perspective expressions with practices from architectural and landscape projects to art painting applications with trees and plant arrangements using charcoal and watercolour.

Painting Workshop for Children

Art education teaches to see the beauty and aesthetic values. While studying art in a group, children also learn to identify themselves and develop their imagination. Thus improving their social skills that positively shape their personality.

New Book is Published

The Istanbul Design Publications have published the first book of Ms.Serap Ekizler Sönmez titled `Pentagonal Geometric Patterns on Minbars of Mimar Sinan`s Mosques`. The book is in Turkish and can be purchased at ensarkitap.com

Original Calligraphy Workshop

This workshop teaches the basics of the Kufic script; an ancient writing style of the Holy Qur`an; the first Islamic writing type, and the starting point of the calligraphic variaties.

3rd International Workshop on Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art

The 3rd International Workshop on Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art was jointly organized by the Istanbul Design Center and the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. 24 Sept - 2 Oct, 2016.

International HENDESEN Exhibition

Conducted within the frames if the 3rd International Workshop on Geometric Patterns in Islamic Art at the Istanbul Design Center. 26 Sept - 09 Oct, 2016.

Dervish Colouring Book

Ms.Serap Ekizler Sonmez`s second book published by Istanbul Design Publications, which consist of her own drawings as postcards that can be coloured and used. For purchase ensarkitap.com

International Students Academy Specialization Program 2016

The program is aimed to contribute to the academic studies of the foreign students, who are in Istanbul to further their education in acquiring BA, MA and PhD degrees.