This is the traditional marbling website. My comments about the website
were in reply to Milena's message that is archived on this group
From: ladybluenes1313 [mailto:ladybluenes1313@...
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 6:35 AM
Subject: [Marbling] Re: Traditional Turkish Marbling
Hi Carol, I am new here, a beginner.THis website sounds really
ineresting could you send the address?
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com
, "Carol Scott" <carolscott@7...>
> Dear Marblers,
> I spent a good 45 minutes meandering through the traditional Turkish
> marbling website which I found to be an absolute gem on 3 points:
> 1. While nothing new has been said or done, much was new to me,
> I haven't spent the time in the library researching original
> I found he was able to accurately distill important information
> the history, and process of marbling to both the novice and more
> experienced marbler like myself. The information about not using
> alum I interpreted as a historical fact, and not meant as a
> In fact I was wondering when aluming did creep its way into the
> process? I would also like to make some horse hair brushes from his
> description. Can someone help elaborate on the wrapping procedure
> can't see the detail in the picture.
> 2. I found the Alparsian's work to be a delight to behold. Quite
> if my work had the color intensity that his work has, I wouldn't
> with the aluming process either. I however use 20th century
> and alum my papers. If I have to call myself a marbler as opposed
> traditional marbler so be it.
> 2. His website was easy to maneuver through and his Turkish
> translated to English was a feat.
> A while back I sent out a query to production marblers as to how
> papers they crank out in a day. The only response I got was from
> She was going to attempt 70 sheets in the near future. Iris: did
> it, and if so how was your back, legs, a mental condition the next
> Also what kinda of things happen when the temp is above 65% and
> 50% humidity?
> Carol Scott
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