20.08.12 by Jeff

Turkish Paper Marbling

Turkish Paper Marbling
A beautiful look at the Turkish paper marbling technique known as ebru. Watch the video below!

video by Oguz Uygur

via: artnau













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.facebook.com/Aljcja Alicia Manson

    There’s any workshop available in Berlin? :)

  • Rosie Violet

    Do you know what type of marbling ink this is? :)

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      im not sure but i’ve been wikipedia-ing a lot about this, looks fun, really want to try

  • http://www.emmelineillustration.com/ Emmeline Pidgen

    I had a kit for doing this when I was younger! Well, it was slightly simpler – but I adored it! 

    • http://www.booooooom.com/ Jeff Hamada

      did you save any of your creations?

  • http://threasy.net/ Taylor Smears

    Would love to learn how to do that!

  • http://www.facebook.com/steven.ketchum Steven Ketchum

    Ohhh, I am going to try that out this week.  Looking up a lot of recipes and how-tos.  Anyone have any suggestions?

  • http://www.facebook.com/steven.ketchum Steven Ketchum

    Ohhh, I am going to try that out this week.  Looking up a lot of recipes and how-tos.  Anyone have any suggestions?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=563562590 Melis Balcı

    :) it is strange to see this in here. this is called “ebru” and you need “kitre” to do this. there are lots of tutorials but they are in turkish: http://www.uzmantv.com/ebru-nasil-yapilir

    maybe a friend who knows turkish would help you. good luck. 

  • Cbaysan

    we call it ‘ebru’

  • Dandelion

    Never mind instructions in Turkish: it’s instructions using commercial products, and their trade names, only available in the US that annoy me.

  • Dandelion

    nb. English is my home language.

  • Atchit

    The painting was nice. But I really liked that song!  Anyone know the artist and title?

  • Cbaysan

     yann tiersen ı think

  • Beefrd

    I used to use oil based enamels – testors – used for models. I would thin them down by a third to keep them from drying out too quickly, and use a tray with water in it to take the paint. Nowadays there are little suction droppers available in craft stores that might work well. Tricky bit is getting paper onto paint sheen evenly without bubbling or breaking the film. Practice on smaller papers first. Process used to be called marbleizing (sp)

  • Zeynep

    This is actually surprisingly easy. Still have some nice creations that I made at a workshop some time ago.

  • Umityasarertug

    cattle bile smells bad

  • Guest

    This brought back some elementary school memories. We learned how to do these in our arts and crafts class and gave the creations to parents as gifts. Didn’t know the method was Turkish. Cool. 

  • DeWayne

    The song is Charlotte Mittnacht (The Fabulous Destiny Of…) by DeVotcKa

  • Muharrem Armağan Onur Kızıldağ

    Ebru -> Turkish Paper Marbling





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Ultimate List of all the Best Art + Photo Tumblrs to Follow

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*Update April 28th 2016 – We are continuing to update this list, removing Tumblrs that are no longer updated very frequently, and adding more as they are submitted. Please read the text below before submitting your Tumblr for consideration! Thank you all for the help, this has become an amazing resource – let’s keep it going!

 

I am compiling an extensive list of all the art and photography Tumblrs worth following. I would love your help to make this the ultimate list! Please leave a comment below with your suggestions and I will update this list with the best suggestions.

This list will focus as much as possible on Tumblrs that survey new work by different people and credit the creators of the images. Please do not submit Tumblrs that only focus on one person’s work (ie. your own personal portfolio) or mood boards that do not make any effort to link back to the source of the work.

Please share this with friends, the more input we have the better this resource will be!

 

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