Tile Making: Blue-White Style

Pera Adult

  • March 15, 2024 / 19:00

Inspired by tile motifs that carry traces of the past and designed in line with the conceptual framework of the exhibition Souvenirs of the Future, this workshop offers participants an experience where they can apply traditional techniques with today's materials. Led by ceramic artist Cansu Sakız, participants in the workshop draw inspiration from contemporary works featuring cobalt blue, commonly used in Kütahya tiles. They then learn about the blue and white tile style and bring their designs to life on ceramic bisques by transferring patterns, embellishing with a brush, and using coloring techniques.

Note: Participants can pick up their fired ceramics from the museum one week after the workshop.

Instructor: Cansu Sakız
Capacity: 10 people
Duration: 120 minutes
Fee per workshop: 300 TL
Fee per workshop for students: 150 TL (Participants are requested to show their student IDs at the entrance.)

The event will take place at the Pera Museum (face-to-face).
For more information: ogrenme@peramuzesi.org.tr

About Cansu Sakız
Cansu Sakız (born in 1987, Bartın) graduated in 2004 from the İzmir Işılay Saygın Anatolian High School of Fine Arts, Painting Department. She completed her university education at the 9 Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts, in the Department of Traditional Turkish Arts, Tile and Tile Restoration. In 2012, she opened her first studio in İzmir, where she began her tile design works. In 2014, with the establishment of Hata Yapım Atölyesi, she moved her practice to Beyoğlu, Istanbul. After a four-year journey under the same roof with the Hata Yapım Atölyesi family, she opened her studio in Beyoğlu in 2018 under the name of Cansu SAKIZ Tile Art and continues her work there.

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