Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Art Of Turkish Illumination II GTS 502 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AYŞE ÜSTÜN
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Course Objective

It is aimed the students are informed theoritically about every subject of Turkish Illumination Art.

Course Content

It explains stages, styles and craftsmen starting from Illumination Art of Principalities Period until today. A research study is given for intensifying of course subjects and disccussed subjects as seminar.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The student knows old book arts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 The student knows illumination art styles from Principalities Period to today. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 The student can interpret illumination art styles from Principalities period to today. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 The student knows impressions of the Baroque and Rococo art into the Turkish illumination art. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 The student knows the transition process from the Principalities period illumination art to today, can make motifs, designs, interpretations related to the periods. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
6 The student knows illustrators who directs the illumination art and can compare their styles. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Illumination Art in “Beylikler” Period
2 Illumination Art in Ottoman Period: Early Period
3 “Nakışhane” (embroidery house) tradition and “Ehl-ı Hıref” in Ottomans.
4 15th century Illumination Art and Baba Nakkaş style.
5 Classical Period: 16th century – first half of 17th century Illumination Art.
6 (Quiz 1) Şah Kulu and Kara Memi Style (“Saz Yolu” and Naturalist Style)
7 Second half of 17th century and 18th century Illumination Art (Turkish Rococo)
8 Vize Exam
9 Ali Üsküdari and Illumination comprehension
10 (Research Assignment: Seminar) Interactions in Illumination Art between 16th and 18th centuries
11 (Quiz 2) 19th century Illumination Art.
12 Illumination Art Activities in first half of 20th century (Neo-Classic Period)
13 Sanayi-i Nefise Mektebi ( Sanayi-i Nefise School )
14 Illumination Art and its masters from 1936 till today.
Course Notes
Course Resources

ERSOY, Ayla, Türk Tezhip Sanatı, Akbank Yayınları, İstanbul 1988. ÖZEN, Mine Esiner, Türk Tezhip Sanatı, Gizem Yayınevi, İstanbul 2003. ÖZKEÇECİ, İlhan-Şule Bilge Özkeçeci, Türk Sanatında Tezhip, İstanbul 2007.,Osmanlı Ans.C.9-12, Yeni Türkiye Yayınları Ankara, Türkler Ans.C.10-12, Yeni Türkişyer Yayınları, Ankara., Osmanlı Devleti ve Medeniyeti Tarihi,C.2, Ircıca, İstanbul, Halil İnalcık-Günsel Renda,Osmanlı Uygarlığı,C. 2, Ankara 2004., DİA, maddeler,C.1-44,

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To know, understand basic art principles and to adapt to the subject as competent.
2 To be competent about analyizing three-dimensional surfaces at second-dimensional surfaces.
3 To know all surface and application materials used at application of traditional arts, to be competent about usage.
4 To know and prepare colours used in different centuries at all areas of traditional arts, to use at application designed correctly; to know and use style differences of ornamentation elements, motifs, designs used in different centuries; to know concepts, subjects, ecoles, technics of craftsmen used in different centuries; to have competent about giving classical and original designs with all kind of knowledge and equipment.
5 To know and use all kind of theoretical knowledge, drawings systems and computer programs required for applying the design or presenting research subjects and to be competent about following innovations.
6 To complete the research doing literature review about the subject as competently and according to academia.
7 To be competent for doing restoration and conservation related to the subject.
8 To have professional and ethical responsibility.
9 To be competent learning. To have competent about following new studies, knowledge and ideas continuously about the subject and to have competent researching, analyzing, interpreting and applying, and returning as educational attainment.
10 To be competent for doing team working with in disciplinary and interdisciplinary groups.
11 To have comprehensive knowledge required for evaluating global and social effects of studies related to the subject.
12 To know at least a foreign language at level for following knowledge and using and communicating with colleagues.
13 To have critical view and creative thinking. To analyze knowledge, ability and ideas with scientific methods, to evaluate and to use them.
14 To have conscious of learning continuation during life and to have competent for realizing it.
15 To comprehend and perceive past and today sense of art objectively and to have competent compare and synthesise.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 9 9
Quiz 2 18 36
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6