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1836RE: [Marbling] Re: Traditional Turkish Marbling

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  • Carol Scott
    Aug 15, 2003
      This is the traditional marbling website. My comments about the website
      were in reply to Milena's message that is archived on this group
      discussion forum.

      http://www.geleneksel-ebru.com/english/eng.htm



      Carol Scott





      -----Original Message-----
      From: ladybluenes1313 [mailto:ladybluenes1313@...]
      Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 6:35 AM
      To: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Marbling] Re: Traditional Turkish Marbling



      Hi Carol, I am new here, a beginner.THis website sounds really
      ineresting could you send the address?
      Nes
      --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Carol Scott" <carolscott@7...>
      wrote:
      > 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,
      as
      > I haven't spent the time in the library researching original
      documents.
      > I found he was able to accurately distill important information
      about
      > the history, and process of marbling to both the novice and more
      > experienced marbler like myself. The information about not using
      any
      > alum I interpreted as a historical fact, and not meant as a
      criticism.
      > In fact I was wondering when aluming did creep its way into the
      marbling
      > process? I would also like to make some horse hair brushes from his
      > description. Can someone help elaborate on the wrapping procedure
      as I
      > can't see the detail in the picture.
      >
      >
      >
      > 2. I found the Alparsian's work to be a delight to behold. Quite
      frankly
      > if my work had the color intensity that his work has, I wouldn't
      bother
      > with the aluming process either. I however use 20th century
      acrylics,
      > and alum my papers. If I have to call myself a marbler as opposed
      to a
      > traditional marbler so be it.
      >
      >
      >
      > 2. His website was easy to maneuver through and his Turkish
      website
      > translated to English was a feat.
      >
      >
      >
      > A while back I sent out a query to production marblers as to how
      many
      > papers they crank out in a day. The only response I got was from
      Iris.
      > She was going to attempt 70 sheets in the near future. Iris: did
      you do
      > it, and if so how was your back, legs, a mental condition the next
      day?
      > Also what kinda of things happen when the temp is above 65% and
      above
      > 50% humidity?
      >
      >
      >
      > Carol Scott
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]






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