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Drawing and Sketching Classes at CaravanTurkey Gokpinar Cultural Center

Drawing Classes every day during summer from 9am to 4pm


Your one-day course includes:

Pick up from hotels in Bodrum area

On location drawing classes instructed by Esmee Ertekin

Sketchbook and basic drawing materials

Unlimited tea and coffee

Traditional lunch

Glass of wine accompanying lunch


Course fee: USD 85 per person

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About Your Teacher

Esmee Ertekin is a fashion and textile designer who splits her time between London and Bodrum.

She studied at the prestigious St Martin's School of Art in London and has more than 20 years of design experience working in fashion houses in London, Milan, Paris and New York.

She currently runs a London-based textile business selling designs to brands worldwide and works as a fashion and design tutor.

Half-Turkish, half-British, she has been visiting Bodrum since she was child.


Mobile Ph: +90 533 365 59 06

For reservations    

About The Course

Esmee instructs an informal style, drawing and sketching on location.


Classes are relaxed, the aim is to create personal memories of your stay in the idyllic hill top setting of Gökpınar.


Sketchbooks and basic drawing materials will be provided but all participants are free to use the medium of their choice.


The class is suitable for all. No previous art experience is neccessary, just a willingness to be creative and enjoy your stay with other art and culture lovers in Gökpınar.


The morning class will be two hours in duration and include four locations. Then a delicious traditional lunch will prepared and served  to you using  the freshest home grown seasonal ingredients. After lunch participants can choose two locations of their own or follow the instruction of Esmee.


Non participants who want to accompany their sketching friends can enjoy the local scenery, have a walk around the village, relax in the traditional stone house or sit and enjoy tea in the garden.


Classes are instructed  in English but French, Italian and Turkish speakers are also catered for.

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