Drawing Miniatures with Watercolor
Artist Workshop: Gabrielle Reeves

Pera Adult
18+

  • September 9, 2020 / 19:00
  • September 30, 2020 / 19:00

Together with the artist Gabrielle Reeves, we examine and revisit the landscape paintings in the exhibition! Setting off from works of miniature, the participants learn how to use drawing and watercolor techniques to create their own paintings, and employ colors to create an ambience and perspective, and to evoke various sentiments. This workshop takes us on a journey to discover basic drawing and watercolor techniques as well as color theory, mixing color, and application processes. At the end, we create paintings which provide a colorful and modern rendition of miniature art. 

Related Exhibition: Miniature 2.0, Miniature in Contemporary Art

Materials
Watercolor paper
Watercolor
Water bowl
Brush 

Capacity: 20 participants
Participation fee per workshop: 45 TL

At the end of the event, participants will be sent a participation certificate by e-mail.
The event will be organized over the application Zoom Meeting. The link to the workshop is shared only with participants who purchase a ticket. During the workshop, your camera and microphone must be on in order to see the other participants, and receive personal instructions. Every participant purchasing a ticket is deemed to have accepted this.

About Gabrielle Reeves

Gabrielle Reeves is a visual artist born in Wyoming, Casper. Her works were displayed in a number of solo exhibitions including Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper, Global Village Museum in Fort Collins and Guray Museum in Cappadocia, Turkey. Additionally, her works were displayed in a number of group exhibitions including Yeni Hikayeler / New Stories in Istanbul Concept Gallery and Kaybolan Suretler / Lost Forms, Şehir Ezmesi / City Paste: an exhibition reflecting on change in Istanbul in Circuit Istanbul, and Plastik Sanatlar / Plastic Arts exhibition in Silahtar Caravansaria in Malatya, Turkey. Her work is in several permanent collections including the Nicolaysen Art Museum, The Guray Museum in Cappadocia and the University of Wyoming Campus in Laramie WY. Gabrielle is currently living in Istanbul, and working as a freelance artist. 

For more information: ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr

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The Captive Sultan

The Captive Sultan

The war fought by the Greeks to shake off the Turkish yoke was closely observed around Europe and, this being the era of romanticism, the events taking place around Greece between 1821 and 1832 became a symbol for national liberation struggle.

At The Well

At The Well

Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz discovered the Orient in 1877, touring Syria, Egypt, Turkey, and the Crimea with Władysław Branicki. This experience made a profound impression on him, and he was to continuously revisit Eastern themes in his works for the rest of his life. 

Game of Mangala

Game of Mangala

Three figures in Eastern dress are shown in repose against an exotic landscape, smoking pipes and playing mangala. Inventories of the royal collections from 1739 identify the members of this group as the royal eunuch Matthias and two odalisques.