Grow your skills, nurture your creativity in Asu & Ömer’s beautiful and intimate home and studio in Okcular Village:
The place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world with art, music, food and friendship.
Asu is an artist specialized in traditional Ottoman arts as Ebru, Miniature and Hat. Ömer is an architect and an engineer who loves creating beautiful spaces in coordination with nature, art and music. Wonderful couple to get to know to and it is an absolute privilege to share their home, expertise and friendship.
Ebru is the traditional art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transforming this pattern to a special paper. It has been a traditional art of book enriching calligraphy and binding books for many centuries. In the 13th century, the first forms of Ebru emerged in Central Asia and spread to Anatolia through. During the Ottoman period, Turkish calligraphers and artists created new forms and perfected techniques.