WORKSHOPS OVERVIEW

Golem making 

In this workshop an award winning director and animator Özlem Akin will be teaching the very basics of sculpting a humanoid doll with simple joints. You will be sculpting a pocket golem doll with polymer clay and decorate it using various materials. This workshop takes 3 to 4 hours.

Making a stop motion puppet 

In this 5 part class, award winning director and puppet designer Özlem Akin will be teaching how to design character and make a puppet for stop-motion animation with a wire armature and tie-downs, based on your own design. Each part takes 3 hours.

Bookbinding

Learn the craft of book binding! In this workshop, our resident artist Özlem Akin will teach you the techniques and process of making a one-of-a-kind handmade coptic stitch notebook/book. The workshop will cover all the details of working through raw materials and forming them into a functional book, as well as covering tips on craftsmanship and production. This workshop takes 3 to 4 hours.

Collage

Join mixed media artist, sculptor and film animator Özlem Akin in creating original collage postcards using reclaimed supplies. This workshop takes 2 to 3 hours.

Portrait sculpture

Join academical sculptor MgA. Veronika Jarmichova and learn how to make a life size portrait sculpture. In the first part you will learn how to sculpt a life sized human head from clay and in the second part you will make a mold and plaster cast. This workshop takes two weekends.

Artdoll making

In this 40 hour class you will learn how to make detailed art dolls from various materials.