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natural paper-making

Sat. 6 July
13.00 - 16.00

In this workshop, participants will discover how to make paper, both from 100% natural materials as well as by recycling old paper. The workshop will cover two processes: dyeing techniques and recycled paper making with petals / plants; and paper making with 100% natural materials (leaves, grass, etc.). These papers can then be used for printmaking or painted with natural dyes. Led by Ahunur Özkarahan and Minteha Emel Argan

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workshopsJessica Sim
urban sketching & watercolour

Sun. 30 June
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of urban sketching techniques and build basic knowledge in combining watercolour with pen. The course immerses students in Yeldeğirmeni neighbourhood, where they will learn to create an on-location watercolour sketch as a way to respond to their surroundings. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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makrome

Sat. 15 June
11.00 - 14.00

In this workshop participants will learn a variety of makromé techniques - a textile style composed of knots, originating from 13th-century Arabic weavers - and create a wall-mounted plant hanger. Led by Deniz Kalfalı Bilen - @stayuplateistanbul

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workshopsJessica Sim
fermented pickles

Sat. 13 April
11.00 - 13.00

In this workshop, we will discuss fermentation and everything probiotic. Begüm will share the effects and benefits of fermented vegetables, their traditional and cultural uses, and the microbiology behind their creation. Led by Begüm Yaramancı

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workshopsJessica Sim
water kefir

Sat. 30 March
11.00 - 13.30

Water kefir is a dairy free, naturally-fermented, probiotic, fizzy beverage. Its preparation and consumption have great benefits, from food preservation, to better understanding and balancing of our body’s systems. Led by Nazlı Pişkin

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workshopsJessica Sim
fermented pickles

Sat. 24 February
14.00 - 16.00

In this workshop, we will discuss fermentation and everything probiotic. Begüm will share the effects and benefits of fermented vegetables, their traditional and cultural uses, and the microbiology behind their creation. Led by Begüm Yaramancı

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workshopsJessica Sim
intro to watercolour

Sat. 16 February
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, participants will learn a variety of watercolour techniques and build basic knowledge of the medium. The course will explore colour theory, materials, and application processes, and will focus on creating a detailed study of a botanical subject from life. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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workshops, art classesJessica Sim
figure painting

Sat. 26 January
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to a variety of watercolour techniques and learn how to apply this medium to life drawing. The course will explore basic color theory, materials, and application processes, and will focus on creating several studies of the human figure. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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atölyeler, workshopsJessica Sim
moving meditation

Sun. 25 November
14.00 - 16.00

In this workshop, we will work with the breath to find moving meditation, bringing deep attention to the subtleties of our bodies and surroundings. Led by Nick Hobbes

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workshopsJessica Sim
kombucha

Sun. 10 November
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, we will dive deep into how to make your own kombucha. We will cover the basics and more, of how to brew this delicious and healthy drink at home. So, bring your curiosity and join us on Sunday afternoon to dig deeper into the world of kombucha. Led by Desiré Olsson

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workshopsJessica Sim
urban sketching

Sun. 4 November
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of urban sketching techniques and build basic knowledge in combining watercolour with pen. The course immerses students in Yeldeğirmeni neighbourhood, where they will learn to create an on-location watercolour sketch as a way to respond to their surroundings. This series is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to urban sketching or watercolour, or looking to expand your skills in observational painting.  Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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urban sketching

Sun. 7 October
14.00 - 17.00

In this workshop, students will learn a variety of urban sketching techniques and build basic knowledge in combining watercolour with pen. The course immerses students in Yeldeğirmeni neighbourhood, where they will learn to create an on-location watercolour sketch as a way to respond to their surroundings. This series is open to all levels of students, whether you are new to urban sketching or watercolour, or looking to expand your skills in observational painting. Led by Gabrielle Reeves

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