Prof. Dr. Faruk Taskale has become an important name among the scientists and artists who work on the illumination art by reason of he has created new and original artworks on the Turkish Culture and Art. Considering his studies in his field, he is a scientist and craftsman who left many remarkable artworks to future generations and created many valuable artworks both academically and artistically. In consideration of Faruk Taskale’s artworks are viewed from a wide perspective, the general situation determined comes into forefront original designs blended contemporary forms with the rules of tradition besides his classical artworks. Prof Dr Taskale draws attention with its hatai flowers, asymmetrical compositions, soft colors and especially the color transition flower applications used for the first time in the illumination art on paper surfaces with color transitions applied for the first time in the illumination art. In this research, a biographical study has been made by using the events that have developed from Faruk Taskale’s birth until today, his life full of illumination art, his meeting with Illuminator Rikkat Kunt, knowledge about his art style, his writings, books and interviews. It is certain that the style and art life of Taşkale, the most innovative craftsman and scientist among the 21st century craftsmen for the illumination art, will shed light on the people who are devoted to the illumination art.
Keywords: Faruk Taskale, illumination art, illuminator, rose